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Veronica Cartwright (1949)

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Veronica A. Cartwright is an English-born American actress who has worked mainly in American film and television. She is best known for her role of Lambert in Alien, for which she won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress.


 early years
Cartwright was born in Bristol, England and grew up in Toronto and Los Angeles. Her career as a child actress began in 1958, with a role in In Love and War. Among her early appearances was a semi-regular part in the television series Leave it to Beaver (as "Violet Rutherford") and an episode of The Twilight Zone "I Sing the Body Electric" . She guest starred twice in 1963 in NBC's medical drama about psychiatry, The Eleventh Hour, in the episodes "The Silence of Good Men" and "My Name is Judith, I'm Lost, You See". Cartwright appeared in the films, The Children's Hour and Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds which were both highly successful. She was cast as daughter Jemima Boone in the first two seasons of NBC's Daniel Boone from 1964 until 1966, with co-stars Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, and Ed Ames.

Veronica Cartwright's sister, actress Angela Cartwright, appeared in The Sound of Music and in the CBS television series Lost in Space. As a young child she appeared as the stepdaughter of Danny Thomas on the sit-com Make Room for Daddy.

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