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Veronica Cartwright ACTOR


Veronica Cartwright was born on April 20th, 1949 in Bristol, England.  As a teenager she began her involvement in acting and began appearing in a number of films such as, "The Children's Hour" (1961), "Spencer's Mountain" (1963) starring Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, James MacArthur, Wally Cox and Jack Elam which was the model used for the television series "The Waltons" (1972-1978) starring Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Ellen Corby and Richard Thomas, and Alfred Hitchcock's suspense thriller "The Birds" (1963) starring Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy and Suzanne Pleshette.

Her level of popularity really took off after she was cast in the television series, "Daniel Boone" which aired between 1964 and 1966.  Soon she began adding more substantial film roles to her resume such as, "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1978) starring Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter and Carolyn Jones, "Alien" (1979), "The Right Stuff" (1983) starring Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Fred Ward, Dennis Quaid, Barbara Hershey, Jeff Goldblum and Sam Shepard, "Robert Kennedy & His Times" (1985), "Flight of the Navigator" (1986), "The Witches of Eastwick" (1987) starring Jack Nicholson, Cher Sarkisian, Michelle Pfeiffer and Susan Sarandon, "Tanner '88" (1988), "Money Talks" (1997), "Scary Movie 2" (2001) and "Straight-Jacket" (2004).

Along with film work she also appeared on a number of other television series such as, "Zane Grey Theatre", "Death Valley Days", "L.A. Law", "Leave it to Beaver", "The Eleventh Hour", "Dr. Kildare", "The Twilight Zone", "Mannix", "Make Room for Daddy", "ER", "George & Leo", "The X Files", "Without a Trace", "Six Feet Under", "Boston Legal" and "The Closer".

She also appeared as a stage actress in such productions as, "Electra", "Talley's Folly", "Homesteaders", "Butterflies are Free" and "The Triplet Connection". 

Most recent roles include roles on the television series, "Drop Dead Diva" (2010), "Memphis Beat" (2010), "Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil" (2010), "Revenge" (2012), and the films, "Montana Amazon" (2011) starring Olympia Dukakis, Haley Joel Osment, Alison Brie and Haley Pullos, "Insight" (2011), "The Yellow Wallpaper" (2011), "Adventures of the Dunderheads" (2012) and "The Odd Way Home" to release in 2013.  

Veronica Cartwright has married three times throughout her lifetime, first in 1968 to Richard Gates but this marriage came to an end in 1972.  She then married Stanley Goldstein in 1976 however this marriage was also short-lived.  Her third husband was Richard Compton whom she wed in 1982 and they had one child together and remained married until he passed away in 2007.


2013         The Odd Way Home
2012         Adventures of the Dunderheads 
2012         Revenge 
2011         The Yellow Wallpaper
2011         InSight
2011         Montana Amazon
2010         Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil 
2010         Memphis Beat
2010         Drop Dead Diva 
2010         Neowolf
2009         Eastwick 
2009         Call of the Wild
2007         October Road 
2007         The Invasion

2006-2007 The Nine
2007         Mommy's House
2006         7th Heaven
2005-2006     Invasion 
2006         CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2006         Cold Case
2006         Boston Legal
2005         Nip/Tuck
2005         Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 
2005         The Closer
2005         Barry Dingle
2004-2005     Six Feet Under
2003-2005     Without a Trace
2004         Dr. Vegas
2004         Kinsey
2004         Straight-Jacket
2004         Twisted
2003         Just Married
2002         Judging Amy
2002         Mackenheim 
2002         Family Law 
2001         Touched by an Angel 
2001         Scary Movie 2
2001         Critic's Choice
2001         Inside the Osmonds
2001         In the Bedroom
1999         Will & Grace 
1999         Chicago Hope 
1999         Trash
1999         The Last Man on Planet Earth
1998-1999     The X-Files
1999         A Slipping-Down Lif
1998         The Rat Pack
1997-1998     George & Leo 
1998         My Engagement Party
1997         Sparkler
1997         Money Talks
1997         Quicksilver Highway 
1997         Boston Common 
1997         ER
1996         Sliders 
1996         The Lottery
1996         American Gothic 
1996         Shoot the Moon
1995         My Brother's Keeper 
1995         Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh
1994         Dead Air 
1994         On Hope 
1994         Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance
1994         Two Over Easy
1993         Triumph Over Disaster: The Hurricane Andrew Story
1993         It's Nothing Personal
1992         Man Trouble
1989-1992     L.A. Law
1992         Lincoln and the War Within
1992         Lincoln & Seward
1991         Dead in the Water 
1991         Walking the Dog
1991         CBS Schoolbreak Special
1990         Hitler's Daughter 
1990         False Identity
1990         A Son's Promise 
1989         Valentino Returns
1989         Baywatch 
1989         Desperate for Love 
1988         Tanner '88
1987         The Witches of Eastwick
1987         Miami Vice
1987         Wisdom
1986         Intimate Encounters
1986         Flight of the Navigator
1985         My Man Adam
1985         Robert Kennedy & His Times
1985         The New Leave It to Beaver
1983         The Right Stuff
1983         Nightmares
1982         Prime Suspect
1981         The Big Black Pill 
1980         Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones 
1979         Alien
1978         Invasion of the Body Snatchers
1978         Goin' South
1978         The Kid from Not-So-Big
1976         Serpico 
1976         Bernice Bobs Her Hair
1974         Inserts
1973         Here We Go Again 
1970         My Three Sons 
1970         Then Came Bronson
1970         The Bold Ones: The Lawyers
1970         Death Valley Days
1969         The Mod Squad 
1969         Dragnet 1967
1969         Family Affair
1968         The Name of the Game
1968         Mannix
1964-1966     Daniel Boone
1965         Who Has Seen the Wind?
1965         Dr. Kildare
1964         One Man's Way
1964         Tell Me Not in Mournful Numbers
1963         The Eleventh Hour 
1963         Spencer's Mountain
1959-1963     Leave It to Beaver
1963         The Birds
1963         The Dick Powell Theatre
1962         Twilight Zone
1962         Route 66 
1959-1961     Make Room for Daddy
1961         The Children's Hour
1960-1961     Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1960         The Betty Hutton Show 
1960         Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond
1959         Zane Grey Theatre
1958         In Love and War

Matinee Classics - The Birds starring Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Veronica Cartwright and Suzanne Pleshette
Matinee Classics - The Birds starring Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Veronica Cartwright and Suzanne Pleshette
Matinee Classics - The Children's Hour starring Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Miriam Hopkins, Fay Bainter, Karen Balkin, Veronica Cartwright, Mimi Gibson, William Mims, Sally Brophy and Hope Summers

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