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Veronica Cartwright

Born: 1949


eronica Cartwright (born April 20, 1949) is a British-born American actress. She is known for appearing in science fiction and horror films, and has earned numerous accolades, including three Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Her younger sister is actress Angela Cartwright. As a child actress, Cartwright appeared in supporting roles in The Children's Hour and The Birds, the latter of which was her first commercial success. She made her transition into mainstream, mature roles with 1978's Invasion of the Body Snatchers. The following year, she played Lambert in the science-fiction horror film Alien, which earned her recognition and a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. She additionally appeared in the films The Right Stuff and The Witches of Eastwick which earned her praise, and in the 1990s, received three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, one of which was for her role on ER and two of which were for her role in The X-Files. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Known For Acting
Gender Female
Place of Birth Bristol, England, UK



The Birds

Cathy Brenner in The Birds

Flight of the Navigator

Helen Freeman in Flight of the Navigator

Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

Octavia Tarrant in Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

The Children's Hour

Rosalie Wells in The Children's Hour

The Invasion

Wendy Lenk in The Invasion


Mrs. Belakov in Neowolf


Sara Kinsey in Kinsey

Valentino Returns

Patricia "Pat" Gibbs in Valentino Returns

The Witches of Eastwick

Felicia Alden in The Witches of Eastwick

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Nancy Bellicec in Invasion of the Body Snatchers


Harlene in Inserts

Quicksilver Highway

Myra in Quicksilver Highway

The Right Stuff

Betty Grissom in The Right Stuff

Call of the Wild

Sheriff Taylor in Call of the Wild


Samantha Wisdom in Wisdom


Claire Houston (segment "Night of the Rat") in Nightmares

Barry Dingle

Eleanor Dingle in Barry Dingle

A Slipping Down Life

Mrs. Casey in A Slipping Down Life

The Beast Within: Making Alien

Self in The Beast Within: Making Alien

Mommy I Didn't Do It

in Mommy I Didn't Do It


Patricia in InSight

The Yellow Wallpaper

Catherine Sayer in The Yellow Wallpaper

The Lottery

Maggie Dunbar in The Lottery

All About 'The Birds'

Self in All About 'The Birds'

Desperate for Love

Betty Petrie in Desperate for Love

The Face Is Familiar

in The Face Is Familiar

Alien Evolution

Self / 'Lambert' in Alien Evolution

Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Marjorie in Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Dead Air

The Caller in Dead Air


Dottie Delgato in Sparkler

On Hope

in On Hope

My Brother's Keeper

Pat in My Brother's Keeper

Goin' South

Hermine in Goin' South

One Man's Way

Mary in One Man's Way

Straight Jacket

Jerry Albrecht in Straight Jacket

The Town that Dreaded Sundown

Lillian in The Town that Dreaded Sundown

My Man Adam

Elaine Swit in My Man Adam

The Dark Below

in The Dark Below

Dead in the Water

Victoria Haines in Dead in the Water

Man Trouble

Helen Dextra in Man Trouble

Mirror Mirror 2: Raven Dance

Sister Aja in Mirror Mirror 2: Raven Dance

Inside The Osmonds

Olive Osmond in Inside The Osmonds

Montana Amazon

Margaret in Montana Amazon

The Odd Way Home

Francine in The Odd Way Home

The Field

Edith in The Field

Intimate Encounters

Emily in Intimate Encounters


Rose in Non-Stop

Scary Movie 2

Mother in Scary Movie 2

The Kid from Not-So-Big

Corrine in The Kid from Not-So-Big

Rod Taylor: Pulling No Punches

Herself in Rod Taylor: Pulling No Punches

Hitler's Daughter

Patricia Benedict in Hitler's Daughter

Prime Suspect

Janice Staplin in Prime Suspect

False Identity

Vera Errickson in False Identity

In Love and War

Allie O'Neill in In Love and War


Bag Lady (uncredited) in Speed

Money Talks

Connie Cipriani in Money Talks


Principal Evans in Trash

In the Bedroom

Minister on Television in In the Bedroom

Just Married

Mrs. 'Pussy' McNerney (uncredited) in Just Married


Landlady in Twisted

The Rat Pack

Rocky Cooper in The Rat Pack

The Last Man on Planet Earth

Director Elizabeth Riggs in The Last Man on Planet Earth

Memory: The Origins of Alien

Self in Memory: The Origins of Alien


Louise in Limbo

A Son's Promise

Dorothy Donaldson in A Son's Promise

Breaking Fast

Judy in Breaking Fast

Life After The Navigator

Herself in Life After The Navigator

The Perfect Scary Movie

Self in The Perfect Scary Movie

Mommy's House

Mommy in Mommy's House

Terror in the Aisles

Nancy Bellicec (archive footage) (uncredited) in Terror in the Aisles

Lincoln and the War Within

in Lincoln and the War Within

Triumph Over Disaster: The Hurricane Andrew Story

Carla Hulin in Triumph Over Disaster: The Hurricane Andrew Story

Joe Dancer: The Big Black Pill

Sister Theresa in Joe Dancer: The Big Black Pill

The Ruse

Olivia in The Ruse

Critic's Choice

Watkins in Critic's Choice

It's Nothing Personal

Barbara in It's Nothing Personal

Spencer's Mountain

Becky Spencer (uncredited) in Spencer's Mountain

The Vicar's Wife

Mrs. Hope Saville-Smythe in The Vicar's Wife


Lambert in Alien

TV Shows

The X-Files

Cassandra Spender in The X-Files

Chicago Hope

in Chicago Hope

Daniel Boone

Jemima Boone in Daniel Boone


Bun Waverly in Eastwick

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Diane Chase in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

My Three Sons

in My Three Sons

Tanner '88

Molly Hark in Tanner '88

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Virginia Kennison in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

The Twilight Zone

in The Twilight Zone

Family Law

in Family Law

Will & Grace

Judith McFarland in Will & Grace

Robert Kennedy & His Times

Ethel Skakel Kennedy in Robert Kennedy & His Times


Mrs. Harris (uncredited) in Baywatch

Drop Dead Diva

Marian Porter in Drop Dead Diva

Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones

Marceline "Marcy" Jones in Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones


The Flame (voice) in Sliders


Lily Sunder in Supernatural

The Real History of Science Fiction

Self in The Real History of Science Fiction


Irene Saxon in Bosch

7th Heaven

Ms. Fitzhenry in 7th Heaven

Without a Trace

Mrs. Beckworth in Without a Trace

Without a Trace

Susan in Without a Trace


Norma Houston in ER

Criminal Minds

Flora Martin in Criminal Minds

Boston Common

Betty in Boston Common

The Closer

Vera Mathers in The Closer

The Good Doctor

Maxine Stanley in The Good Doctor

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Sarah Butler in Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

The Name of the Game

Nancy Robins in The Name of the Game

Here We Go Again

Nancy in Here We Go Again

The Resident

Celeste Crisforth in The Resident

L.A. Law

A.D.A. Margaret Flanagan in L.A. Law

The Rookie

Beatrice O'Malley in The Rookie

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Fortune Teller in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Viola Wellington (uncredited) in Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Creature Features

Self in Creature Features

One Step Beyond

Gillian in One Step Beyond

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Judy Davidson in Alfred Hitchcock Presents


Judge Elizabeth Blackwell in Revenge


Mrs. Goldberg (uncredited) in Mannix

Route 66

Miriam Moore (Age 9) in Route 66

Leave It to Beaver

Violet Rutherford in Leave It to Beaver

Grey's Anatomy

Lydia Ashford in Grey's Anatomy


Valerie Shenkman in Invasion


Helen Edgerton in Resurrection