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The Grey Lady, formerly known as Eleanor Twitty, is a minor antagonist in the 1984 American comedy-horror film Ghostbusters.

The Grey Lady was encountered by the Ghostbusters at the New York Public Library, where she roamed the halls and shushed anyone she encountered.

Appearance

In her normal form, the Grey Lady is a humanoid specter resembling an elderly, gray-haired, Caucasian woman whose torso fades away towards the bottom instead of ending in legs. In her monstrous form, her face is rather ape-like, with protruding teeth, flaring nostrils, and deep-set eyes. She also has, in this form, long white hair and a tattered purple dress.

Powers and Abilities

The Grey Lady possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Flight
  • Phasing through walls
  • Shapeshifting

Fate

The Grey Lady scares off the Ghostbusters and isn't seen again for the rest of the film.

Trivia

  • Her name and backstory are not revealed in the film, but they are explored in the 2009 sequel video game Ghostbusters: The Video Game.

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