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Dr. Lesh (Character)
from Poltergeist (1982)

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Poltergeist -- Steve Freeling moves his family into a new house in development and it looks like things are going well. But as his wife and his children begin to unpack strange things start happening.
Poltergeist -- A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts.

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Alternate Names:
Dr. Brooke Powell / Dr. Claire Powell / Dr. Powell

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  1. Poltergeist (2015) Played by Jane Adams (as Dr. Brooke Powell)

  2. Poltergeist (1982) Played by Beatrice Straight
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  1. They Are Here: The Real World of the Poltergeists (2007) (V) Played by Beatrice Straight
    ... aka "Communing with the Dead" - USA (second part title)
    ... aka "Science of the Spirits" - USA (first part title)

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From Poltergeist (1982)
Dr. Lesh: Some people believe that when people die, there's a wonderful light, As bright as the sun. But it doesn't hurt to look into it. All the answers to all the questions that you ever want to know are inside that light. And when you walk to it, you become a part of it forever. And then, some people die but they don't know that they've gone.
Robbie: They think they're still alive?
Dr. Lesh: Yes. Maybe they didn't want to die. Maybe they weren't ready. Maybe they hadn't lived fully yet or they'd lived a long, long time and they still wanted more life. They resist going into that light, however hard the light wants them. They just... hang around. Watch TV, watch their friends grow up feeling unhappy and jealous and those feelings are bad. They hurt. And then, some people just get lost on the way to the light, and they need someone to guide them to it.
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