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Born: April 20, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bristol, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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Family moved to Canada when Cartwright was three years old
1956:
Moved to the USA at age six and soon after began appearing in TV commercials
1958:
Made feature film debut in "In Love and War"
1959:
Had recurring role as Violet Rutherford on "Leave It to Beaver" (ABC)
1961:
Cast as one of the gossiping schoolgirls in "The Children's Hour"
1963:
Appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds"
1963:
Played a schizophrenic child in the episode "My Name Is Judith, I'm Lost, You See" on NBC's "Eleventh Hour"
1964:
Appeared in last film for over a decade, "One Man's Way"
1964:
Cast as daughter Jemima Boone in the first two seasons of NBC's "Daniel Boone"
1974:
First feature in over a decade, "Inserts"
1978:
Initial screen collaboration with Jack Nicholson, "Goin' South"
1978:
Co-starred in the remake of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"
1979:
Cast as Lambert, the Nostromo's navigator, in Ridley Scott's "Alien"
1980:
Played Marcy Jones the wife of the cult leader in the CBS miniseries, "Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones"
1983:
Played the wife of astronaut Gus Grissom in "The Right Stuff"
1985:
Portayed Ethel Kennedy in the CBS miniseries "Robert Kennedy and His Times"
1986:
Co-starred in the Disney film, "Flight of the Navigator"
1987:
Re-teamed with Jack Nicholson in "The Witches of Eastwick," playing the conservative wife of the town's newspaper editor
1988:
Played a reporter in several episodes of Robert Altman's HBO series "Tanner '88"
1989:
Cast in a recurring role as prosecutor Margaret Flanagan on the NBC drama "L.A. Law"
1997:
Appeared as the mother of a terminally ill son in two episodes of "ER" (NBC); earned Emmy Award nomination
1998:
Had a recurring role as Cassandra Spender on "The X Files" (FOX); earned Emmy Award nominations in 1998 and 1999
1999:
Played Jack's mother on an episode of NBC's "Will & Grace"
2001:
Cast as Megan's mother in "Scary Movie 2"
2003:
Played Mrs. McNerney (Pussy) in the romantic comedy "Just Married," which starred Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy
2004:
Played Alfred Kinsey's mother, Sara, in Bill Condon's "Kinsey" opposite Liam Neeson, who portrayed Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research
2004:
Appeared in three episodes of HBO's "Six Feet Under"
2005:
Appeared in several episodes of the ABC series, "Invasion"
2007:
Co-starred in the fourth remake of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," entitled "The Invasion"
2009:
Cast in the short-lived ABC series, "Eastwick," based on the John Updike novel and 1987 feature film which she also starred

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