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Dr. Lesh (Character)
from Poltergeist (1982)

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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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Quotes:
From Poltergeist (2015)
Amy Bowen: Do you have kids, Mr. Burke?
Carrigan Burke: Sadly, no. My wife didn't think it was a good idea given our line of work.
Dr. Brooke Powell: It wasn't just the work.
Amy Bowen: Oh! The two of you were...
Dr. Brooke Powell: Briefly.
Carrigan Burke: We were young and stupid.
Dr. Brooke Powell: Only one of us was stupid.
Carrigan Burke: Ah, don't be so hard on yourself. I was irresistible back then.
Dr. Brooke Powell: I'm gonna check the readings upstairs.
Carrigan Burke: And she goes, just like she fled our marriage. Straight into the arms of academia. Safe, stable academia. Still misses me, though.
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