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Veronica Cartwright


Born in Bristol, England, Veronica is the older sister of the popular child actress Angela Cartwright. In her early career, Veronica was cast in a number of popular movies such as The Children's Hour (1961), Spencer's Mountain (1963) and Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963). As such, she was cast as "Jemima Boone" in the popular television series ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2014 Alien: Isolation (Video Game)
Lambert
 2014 Resurrection (TV Series)
Helen Edgerton
- Torn Apart (2014) ... Helen Edgerton
- Home (2014) ... Helen Edgerton
- Us Against the World (2014) ... Helen Edgerton
- Two Rivers (2014) ... Helen Edgerton
- Unearth (2014) ... Helen Edgerton
 2014 Bosch (TV Series)
Irene
- Mama's Boy ... Irene
- Donkey's Years ... Irene
 2013 Non-Stop (TV Movie)
Rose
 2013 The Odd Way Home
Francine
 2013/I Patience (Short)
Irene
 2013 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Lydia Ashford
- I Want You with Me (2013) ... Lydia Ashford
- Seal Our Fate (2013) ... Lydia Ashford
 2012 Revenge (TV Series)
Judge Elizabeth Blackwell
- Justice (2012) ... Judge Elizabeth Blackwell
- Scandal (2012) ... Judge Elizabeth Blackwell
 2012/II The Yellow Wallpaper
Catherine Sayer
 2011 InSight
Patricia
 2010 Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil (TV Series)
Ms. Dominic
- Dancing with the Enemy/Tattler's Tale (2010) ... Ms. Dominic (voice)
 2010 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Miranda
- I Shall Not Be Moved (2010) ... Miranda
 2010 Neowolf
Mrs. Belakov
 2009 Call of the Wild
Sheriff Taylor
 2007 October Road (TV Series)
Lynn Farmer
- Deck the Howls (2007) ... Lynn Farmer
 2006-2007 The Nine (TV Series)
Barbara Dalton
 2007 Mommy's House (Short)
Mommy
 2006 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Ms. Fitzhenry
- A Pain in the Neck (2006) ... Ms. Fitzhenry
 2005-2006 Invasion (TV Series)
Valerie Shenkman
- Run and Gun (2006) ... Valerie Shenkman
- Redemption (2006) ... Valerie Shenkman
- Unnatural Selection (2005) ... Valerie Shenkman
- Watershed (2005) ... Valerie Shenkman
- Lights Out (2005) ... Valerie Shenkman
 2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Diane Chase
- Rashomama (2006) ... Diane Chase
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series)
Mary Ryan
- Dog Day Afternoons (2006) ... Mary Ryan
 2006 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Judge Peggy Zeder
- Helping Hands (2006) ... Judge Peggy Zeder
 2005 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Mother Mary Claire
- Quentin Costa (2005) ... Mother Mary Claire
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Virginia Kennison
- Starved (2005) ... Virginia Kennison
 2005 The Closer (TV Series)
Vera Mathers
- Good Housekeeping (2005) ... Vera Mathers
 2005 Barry Dingle
Eleanor Dingle
 2004-2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Peg Kimmel
- A Coat of White Primer (2005) ... Peg Kimmel
- The Black Forest (2004) ... Peg Kimmel
- Falling into Place (2004) ... Peg Kimmel
 2003-2005 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Susan / Mrs. Beckworth
- John Michaels (2005) ... Susan
- There Goes the Bride (2003) ... Mrs. Beckworth
 2004 Dr. Vegas (TV Series)
Evelyn
- All In (2004) ... Evelyn
 2004 Kinsey
Sara Kinsey
 2004 Straight-Jacket
Jerry Albrecht
 2004/I Twisted
Landlady (uncredited)
 2003 Just Married
Mrs. 'Pussy' McNerney (uncredited)
 2002 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Dorothea Mitchell
- A Pretty Good Day (2002) ... Dorothea Mitchell
 2002 Mackenheim (Short)
Eleanor
 2002 Family Law (TV Series)
Norma Benson
- Arlene's Choice (2002) ... Norma Benson
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Shirlee Gibbons
- Famous Last Words (2001) ... Shirlee Gibbons
 2001 Critic's Choice (Short)
Watkins
 2001 Inside the Osmonds (TV Movie)
Olive Osmond
 2001 In the Bedroom
Minister on Television
 1999 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Judith McFarland
- Homo for the Holidays (1999) ... Judith McFarland
 1999 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Karen Flanders
- Team Play (1999) ... Karen Flanders
 1999 Trash
Principal Evans
 1999 The Last Man on Planet Earth (TV Movie)
Director Elizabeth Riggs
 1998 My Engagement Party
Sarah Salsburg
 1998 The Rat Pack (TV Movie)
Rocky Cooper
 1997-1998 George & Leo (TV Series)
Anna
- The Nine Wives of Leo Wagonman (1998) ... Anna
- The Wedding (1997) ... Anna
 1997 Sparkler
Dottie Delgato
 1997 Money Talks
Connie Cipriani
 1997 Boston Common (TV Series)
Betty
- Here's to You, Mrs. Byrnes (1997) ... Betty
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Norma Houston
- Faith (1997) ... Norma Houston
 1997 Quicksilver Highway (TV Movie)
Myra
 1996 Shoot the Moon
Mrs. Thomas
 1996 Sliders (TV Series)
The Flame
- The Fire Within (1996) ... The Flame (voice)
 1996 The Lottery (TV Movie)
Maggie Dunbar
 1996 American Gothic (TV Series)
Angela
- Dr. Death Takes a Holiday (1996) ... Angela
 1995 My Brother's Keeper (TV Movie)
Pat
 1994 Two Over Easy (Short)
Molly
 1994 Dead Air (TV Movie)
The Caller
 1994 On Hope (Short)
Woman in Grocery
 1994 Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance
Sister Aja
 1993 It's Nothing Personal (TV Movie)
Barbara
 1992 Lincoln and the War Within (TV Movie)
 1992 Man Trouble
Helen Dextra
 1991 Dead in the Water (TV Movie)
Victoria Haines
 1991 Walking the Dog (Short)
 1991 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Caroline Morris
- Abby, My Love (1991) ... Caroline Morris
 1991 L.A. Law 100th Episode Celebration (TV Movie)
A.D.A. Margaret Flanagan (uncredited)
 1990 Hitler's Daughter (TV Movie)
Patricia Benedict
 1990 False Identity
Vera Errickson
 1990 A Son's Promise (TV Movie)
Dorothy Donaldson
 1989 Valentino Returns
Patricia 'Pat' Gibbs
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series)
Mrs. Harris
- Panic at Malibu Pier (1989) ... Mrs. Harris (uncredited)
 1989 Desperate for Love (TV Movie)
Betty Petrie
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Society Dame
- By Hooker by Crook (1987) ... Society Dame
 1987 Wisdom
Samantha Wisdom
 1986 Intimate Encounters (TV Movie)
Emily
 1985 My Man Adam
Elaine Swit
 1983 Nightmares
Claire Houston (segment "Night of the Rat")
 1982 Prime Suspect (TV Movie)
Janice Staplin
 1981 The Big Black Pill (TV Movie)
Sister Theresa
 1980 Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (TV Movie)
Marceline 'Marcy' Jones
 1979 Alien
Lambert
 1978 The Kid from Not-So-Big
Corinne - Schoolteacher
 1976 Serpico (TV Series)
Lucy
- Dawn of the Furies (1976) ... Lucy
 1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair (TV Movie)
Marjorie
 1974 Inserts
Harlene
 1973 Here We Go Again (TV Series)
Nancy
- Sunday, Soggy Sunday (1973) ... Nancy
 1970 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Ruth Fletcher
- The Honeymoon (1970) ... Ruth Fletcher
 1970 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Petey Traine
- Still Waters (1970) ... Petey Traine
 1970 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series)
Mary
- Point of Honor (1970) ... Mary
 1970 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Gail Whitney
- The Girl in Chair Nine (1969) ... Gail Whitney
 1969 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Melissa Stevens
- Personnel: The Shooting (1969) ... Melissa Stevens
 1969 Family Affair (TV Series)
Jo-Ann
- Flower Power (1969) ... Jo-Ann
 1968 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Nancy Robins
- High on a Rainbow (1968) ... Nancy Robins
 1968 Mannix (TV Series)
Mrs. Goldberg
- Edge of the Knife (1968) ... Mrs. Goldberg (uncredited)
 1965 Who Has Seen the Wind? (TV Movie)
Kiri Radek
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Nancy Hiller
- Take Care of My Little Girl (1965) ... Nancy Hiller
 1964 One Man's Way
Mary
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Jan Ellendale / Judith Cameron
- The Silence of Good Men (1963) ... Jan Ellendale
- My Name Is Judith, I'm Lost, You See (1963) ... Judith Cameron
 1963 Spencer's Mountain
Becky Spencer (uncredited)
 1959-1963 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Violet Rutherford / Peggy MacIntosh
- Don Juan Beaver (1963) ... Peggy MacIntosh
 1962 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Anne Rogers - Age 11
- I Sing the Body Electric (1962) ... Anne Rogers - Age 11
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
Miriam (Age 9)
- Love Is a Skinny Kid (1962) ... Miriam (Age 9)
 1959-1961 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Veronica / Girl in Play
- Teacher for a Day (1961) ... Veronica
- Bob Hope and Danny Become Directors (1959) ... Girl in Play
 1960-1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Judy Davidson
- Summer Shade (1961) ... Judy Davidson
 1960 The Betty Hutton Show (TV Series)
Fake Foster Child
- Gullible Goldie (1960) ... Fake Foster Child (uncredited)
 1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Gillian
- The Haunting (1960) ... Gillian
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Sarah Butler
- The Lone Woman (1959) ... Sarah Butler
 1958 In Love and War
Allie O'Neill (uncredited)
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Guested on the daytime program "Afternoon Exchange" promoting "Alien".

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Starred in two remakes of the 50's horror film Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956). The first Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and most recently in The Invasion (2007). See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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