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Veronica Cartwright (born April 20, 1949; age 67) is a veteran English-born American actress who is set to portray Margaret Donovan, the mother of Senator John Donovan, in 24: Legacy. Her casting was announced on October 5, 2016.

Career and biography Edit

Cartwright was born in Bristol, England and grew up in Los Angeles, when she emigrated to the United States after the birth of her younger sister, child actress Angela Cartwright.

Cartwright is best known for her roles in the 1978 original version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers and as navigator Joan Lambert in Alien (1979), a role she reprised in the DLC episodes of the video game Alien: Isolation.

Her television roles include ER (with Eriq La Salle and Harry Lennix), The X-Files, The Closer (with Raymond Cruz and John Prosky), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (with Tamara Tunie and Tina Holmes), Resurrection (with Kurtwood Smith), Bosch (with Annie Wersching, Scott Klace, Mark Derwin and Mary Page Keller) and Criminal Minds (with Aisha Tyler).

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Selected filmography Edit

  • The Invasion (2007)
  • Kinsey (2004)
  • Scary Movie 2 (2001)
  • The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
  • Wisdom (1986)
  • Flight of the Navigator (1985)
  • The Right Stuff (1983)
  • Alien (1979)
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Television appearances

  • Criminal Minds (2016)
  • CSI: Cyber (2015)
  • Bosch (2015)
  • Resurrection (2014)
  • Law & Order: Special Victim Unit (2005)
  • The Closer (2005)
  • The X-Files (1998-99)
  • ER (1997)
  • L.A. Law (1989-92)
  • Miami Vice (1987)
  • Mod Squad (1969)
  • Dragnet 1967 (1969)
  • Daniel Boone (1964-66)

Video game credits

  • Fallout 4 (2014)
  • Alien: Isolation (2014)

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