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Denise Nickerson


Denise Nickerson was best known for her role as Violet Beauregarde in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) and as a member of the Short Circus on The Electric Company (1971). She left the acting business at the end of 1978, and she worked as a nurse since then. Now, she spends time at home as a full-time mom. She will be remembered as ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1971)
Dark Shadows Amy Jennings / Nora Collins / Amy Collins
(1968-1970)
Search for Tomorrow Liza Walton Kaslo Sentell Kendall
(1971-1972)
Smile Shirley - Young American Miss
(1975)

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 1978 Zero to Sixty
'Larry' Wilde
 1978 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Connie Sue Armsworth
- Child of Glass (1978) ... Connie Sue Armsworth
 1976 The Dark Side of Innocence (TV Movie)
Gabriela Hancock
 1975 Smile
Shirley - Young American Miss
 1974 If I Love You, Am I Trapped Forever? (TV Movie)
Sophie Pennington
 1974 The Brady Bunch (TV Series)
Pamela Phillips
- Two Petes in a Pod (1974) ... Pamela Phillips
 1973 The Man Who Could Talk to Kids (TV Movie)
Dena Pingitore
 1972-1973 The Electric Company (TV Series)
Allison - Member of the Short Circus
- 260 (1973) ... Allison - Member of the Short Circus
- 259 (1973) ... Allison - Member of the Short Circus
- 258 (1973) ... Allison - Member of the Short Circus
- 257 (1973) ... Allison - Member of the Short Circus
- 256 (1973) ... Allison - Member of the Short Circus
 1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Ardis Carpenter
- Words of Summer (1972) ... Ardis Carpenter
 1971-1972 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Liza Walton Kaslo Sentell Kendall
- Episode dated 18 January 1972 (1972) ... Liza Walton Kaslo Sentell Kendall
- Episode dated 10 December 1971 (1971) ... Liza Walton Kaslo Sentell Kendall
 1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Violet Beauregarde
 1971 The Neon Ceiling (TV Movie)
Paula Miller
 1968-1970 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Amy Jennings / Nora Collins / Amy Collins
- Episode #1.1049 (1970) ... Amy Collins
- Episode #1.1044 (1970) ... Amy Collins
- Episode #1.1003 (1970) ... Amy Collins
- Episode #1.1002 (1970) ... Amy Collins / Amy Jennings
- Episode #1.1000 (1970) ... Amy Collins
 1965 Flipper (TV Series)
Tina
- Bud Minds Baby (1965) ... Tina
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Wrote the foreword for the book "The ABC Movie of the Week Companion (A Loving Tribute to the Classic Series of TV Films)" by Michael Karol. Denise co-starred with 1970s go-to child star Scott Jacoby in the weepie, The Man Who Could Talk to Kids (1973), an entry in the series. See more »

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Auditioned for the role of Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), which went to Carrie Fisher. See more »

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