Veronica Carlson (1944–2022)


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Striking, pale-complexioned, blonde English actress Veronica Carlson was known as the female lead of several late 1960s Hammer horror films, including the hapless Maria being terrorized by fanged Christopher Lee in Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968), brutalized by the evil Peter Cushing in Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) and chased by ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 77) in South Carolina, USA

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Known For

The Horror of Frankenstein Elizabeth Heiss
(1970)
(1969)
The Ghoul Daphne
(1975)
(1969)

Filmography

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  The Rectory (pre-production)
Lady Whitehouse
 2021 Night of the Devil (Short)
 2019 House of the Gorgon
Anna Banning
 1995 Freakshow
Grace Harmsworth
 1994 Black Easter
a Psychiatrist who goes Insane
 1975 The Ghoul
Daphne
 1975 Public Eye (TV Series)
Ingrid Borg
- Hard Times (1975) ... Ingrid Borg
 1974 Old Dracula
Ritva
 1972 Spyder's Web (TV Series)
Wallis Ackroyd
- Rev Counter (1972) ... Wallis Ackroyd
- The Prevalence of Skeletons (1972) ... Wallis Ackroyd
- Nobody's Strawberry Fool (1972) ... Wallis Ackroyd
- An Almost Modern Man (1972) ... Wallis Ackroyd
- Things That Go Bang in the Night (1972) ... Wallis Ackroyd
 1971 Hine (TV Series)
Amanda
- Everything I Am I Owe (1971) ... Amanda
 1970 The Horror of Frankenstein
Elizabeth Heiss
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Suzanne
 1969 Crossplot
Dinah
 1969 The Best House in London
Lilly, Prostitute (uncredited)
 1969 Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
Anna Spengler
 1969 Department S (TV Series)
Gina
 1969 The Saint (TV Series)
Vanessa Longman
- The Man Who Gambled with Life (1969) ... Vanessa Longman
 1968 Hammerhead
Ulla
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Sally
- The Photographer (1968) ... Sally
 1967 Smashing Time
Movie Actress at Premiere
 1967 The Magnificent Two
Revolutionary (uncredited)
 1967 Casino Royale
Tall Blonde (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Wrote the foreword for "The Christopher Lee Filmography: All Theatrical Releases, 1948-2003" by Tom Johnson and Mark A. Miller (McFarland). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Sydney Love  (her death)  (3 children)
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Personal Quote:

I sort of sailed away from the business. It wasn't just my husband, but at that time (early 70's) there was more sex coming into the movies, more nudity, and I just didn't want to be a part of it. See more »

Trivia:

As of February 2003 was living in Florida with her family, a successful painter with many commissions. Appears regularly at horror film conventions and memorabilia shows, where her portraits of her horror film co-stars have commanded thousands of dollars. See more »

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