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Angela Cartwright

Angela was born in Altrincham, Cheshire, England and moved to Los Angeles, California with her sister Veronica and her parents when she was 3 years old.

 

She started as a child fashion model and by the time she was four, Angela was well known by the top photographers and appeared on magazine covers and in many advertisements. At the age of 3 she made her movie debut in "Somebody Up There Likes Me" as Paul Newman's daughter. Another part followed in "Something of Value" with Rock Hudson and Sidney Poitier.

 

Angela was signed by Danny Thomas when she was 4 to play his daughter "Linda Williams" on the TV series "Make Room for Daddy". The series ran for 7 years, during which Angela found time to star in "Lad: A Dog" with Carroll O'Connor.

 

In 1965 following the end of "The Danny Thomas Show" Angela was cast as "Brigitta" in the movie version of "The Sound of Music." Soon after, she returned to television as "Penny Robinson" in Irwin Allen's "Lost In Space." This now-classic series ran for 3 years. In the years that followed Angela guest starred in numerous television shows and commercials. She recreated her role as "Linda" in a revival of "The Danny Thomas Show" called "Make Room for Granddaddy" and worked for Irwin Allen again in the movie "Beyond the Poseidon Adventure." She returned to the big screen in "Lost In Space - The Movie".

 

While continuing to pursue her acting career, Angela married in 1976 and has raised two children. She has also to her credit a nationally acclaimed book "My Book: A Child's First Journal." In 1977 Angela opened "Rubber Boots," an eclectic gift boutique which is now on the internet which she owns and operates www.RubberBoots.com. She has been a successful photographer for over 30 years and continues to pursue her love of art. To see her photography and learn about the gallery where she curates CLICK HERE. She has written a fantasy novel with Bill Mumy to be released soon and is in the process of Producing several projects.

For more info www.Angela-Cartwright.com

 

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