Fast Facts

  • Began her career as a child model.
  • Appeared in cereal commercials for Kellogg's.
  • Played Violet Rutherford in Leave It to Beaver and gave Beaver his first kiss.
  • Worked with Alfred Hitchcock in The Birds and brought him tea each afternoon on the set at 4:30pm.
  • Won a regional Emmy (L.A.) at age 15 for Tell Me Not in Mournful Numbers.
  • Operates an interior-design business when not acting.
  • Sister is Angela Cartwright of Lost in Space fame.

Awards

  • 1998, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1997, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Richard Compton — Husband (deceased)
  • Rosemary Christie — Mother
  • Angela Cartwright — Sister
  • Clive Christie — Brother
  • Dakota Compton — Son
  • Frank St. John Christie — Father

Details

  • Birth Place: Bristol, England
  • Birthday: April 20, 1949, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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