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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 Face Is Familiar

in The Face Is Familiar

The Dark Below

in The Dark Below


Louise in Limbo

Mommy's House

Mommy in Mommy's House

The Ruse

Olivia in The Ruse

Valentino Returns

Patricia "Pat" Gibbs in Valentino Returns

Barry Dingle

Eleanor Dingle in Barry Dingle

Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Marjorie in Bernice Bobs Her Hair


Dottie Delgato in Sparkler

The Town that Dreaded Sundown

Lillian in The Town that Dreaded Sundown

Inside The Osmonds

Olive Osmond in Inside The Osmonds

The Kid from Not-So-Big

Corrine in The Kid from Not-So-Big

Life After The Navigator

Herself in Life After The Navigator

Critic's Choice

Watkins in Critic's Choice

Flight of the Navigator

Helen Freeman in Flight of the Navigator

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

My Brother's Keeper

Pat in My Brother's Keeper

My Man Adam

Elaine Swit in My Man Adam

Hitler's Daughter

Patricia Benedict in Hitler's Daughter

Prime Suspect

Janice Staplin in Prime Suspect

Breaking Fast

Judy in Breaking Fast

The Vicar's Wife

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


Mrs. Belakov in Neowolf


Harlene in Inserts


Samantha Wisdom in Wisdom

The Yellow Wallpaper

Catherine Sayer in The Yellow Wallpaper

Alien Evolution

Self / 'Lambert' in Alien Evolution

On Hope

in On Hope

Straight Jacket

Jerry Albrecht in Straight Jacket

Dead in the Water

Victoria Haines in Dead in the Water

Mirror Mirror 2: Raven Dance

Sister Aja in Mirror Mirror 2: Raven Dance

The Odd Way Home

Francine in The Odd Way Home

Intimate Encounters

Emily in Intimate Encounters

False Identity

Vera Errickson in False Identity

It's Nothing Personal

Barbara in It's Nothing Personal

The Birds

Cathy Brenner in The Birds

The Witches of Eastwick

Felicia Alden in The Witches of Eastwick

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Nancy Bellicec in Invasion of the Body Snatchers


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


Patricia in InSight

Goin' South

Hermine in Goin' South

The Field

Edith in The Field

A Son's Promise

Dorothy Donaldson in A Son's Promise

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


Lambert in Alien

The Children's Hour

Rosalie Wells in The Children's Hour

The Invasion

Wendy Lenk in The Invasion

The Beast Within: Making Alien

Self in The Beast Within: Making Alien

One Man's Way

Mary in One Man's Way

Montana Amazon

Margaret in Montana Amazon

Memory: The Origins of Alien

Self in Memory: The Origins of Alien

Quicksilver Highway

Myra in Quicksilver Highway

Call of the Wild

Sheriff Taylor in Call of the Wild

Mommy I Didn't Do It

in Mommy I Didn't Do It


Principal Evans in Trash

Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

Octavia Tarrant in Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

The Right Stuff

Betty Grissom in The Right Stuff

A Slipping Down Life

Mrs. Casey in A Slipping Down Life

Man Trouble

Helen Dextra in Man Trouble


Rose in Non-Stop

Rod Taylor: Pulling No Punches

Herself in Rod Taylor: Pulling No Punches

In Love and War

Allie O'Neill in In Love and War

The Last Man on Planet Earth

Director Elizabeth Riggs in The Last Man on Planet Earth

Dead Air

The Caller in Dead Air

The Rat Pack

Rocky Cooper in The Rat Pack


Sara Kinsey in Kinsey

Scary Movie 2

Mother in Scary Movie 2

The Perfect Scary Movie

Self in The Perfect Scary Movie

Just Married

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

Terror in the Aisles

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

Spencer's Mountain

Becky Spencer (uncredited) in Spencer's Mountain

Money Talks

Connie Cipriani in Money Talks

In the Bedroom

Minister on Television in In the Bedroom


Landlady in Twisted


Bag Lady (uncredited) in Speed

TV Shows