Date of Birth : Apr 20th 1949
Ms. Cartwright has built an impressive list of stage and screen credits. Born in England, she began her career as a child actress in the 1960s appearing in various television shows including the CBS series, Leave It To Beaver, as Violet Rutherford, the classic episode of The TwiLight Zone called I Sing the Body Electric, as young Anne and NBC’s serial, Daniel Boone.
Her film career began in the classic films, IN LOVE AND WAR, THE CHILDREN’S HOUR, directed by William Wyler, Alfred Hitchcock’s THE BIRDS, and SPENCER’S MOUNTAIN, with Henry Fonda and Maureen O’Hara.
She made her transition into adult roles in such films as INSERTS and GOIN’ SOUTH, the first of three films in which she starred opposite Jack Nicholson. Cartwright appeared in two science fiction classics in the 1970s: Philip Kaufman’s remake of INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS and Ridley Scott’s masterpiece thriller, ALIEN.