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Veronica Cartwright Biography

Birth Place:
Bristol, England

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