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Angela Cartwright

Angela Cartwright

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Angela Margaret Cartwright (born September 9, 1952) is a British-American actress primarily known for her roles in movies and television. Cartwright became known in movies as a child actress for her role as Brigitta von Trapp in the film The Sound of Music (1965). On television, she played Linda Williams, the stepdaughter of Danny Williams (played by Danny Thomas) in the 1950s TV series The Danny Thomas Show, and Penny Robinson in the 1960s television series Lost in Space. Her older sister is actress Veronica Cartwright. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Born in England, Angela is the younger sister of actress Veronica Cartwright. As a child she was cast as the cute little stepdaughter, Linda Williams, on Make Room for Daddy (1953). She was on the show from 1957 to 1964. After that, she was cast as Brigitta in the popular Julie Andrews movie The Sound of Music (1965). Soon after, she returned to series TV as Penny Robinson, young teenage space traveler, in Lost in Space (1965), which ran from 1965-1968. Even with cheap special effects and a hokey story line, the show is still popular today. In 1970 Angela had a part in Make Room for Granddaddy (1970), a sequel to the original series, but the show was soon canceled. Since that time, she has made a life outside of films. (Source: www.imdb.com)

Along with older sister Veronica, Angela Cartwright enjoyed success as a child star both in television and on the silver screen. Angela Cartwright made an uncredited film debut at the age of 3 in 1956's "Somebody Up There Likes Me." The following year, she was cast as Danny Thomas's stepdaughter in "Make Room for Daddy," which was retitled "The Danny Thomas Show." Cartwright not only remained in the cast until the series ended in 1964, but reunited with Thomas in the 1970 sitcom sequel, "Make Room for Granddaddy." Her career peaked when she was cast as Brigitta von Trapp in the 1965 classic "The Sound of Music." That same year, Cartwright played Penny Robinson, the pre-teen middle child of Professor John Robinson and wife Maureen in Irwin Allen's science fiction series, "Lost in Space." Following the show's cancellation after three seasons, Cartwright drifted away from show business, her only other film appearances being in 1979's Allen-directed "Beyond the Poseidon Adventure" and a cameo in the 1998 motion picture remake of "Lost in Space." (Source: www.rottentomatoes.com)

Angela Margaret Cartwright (born September 9, 1952) is an English-born American actress primarily known for her roles in movies and television. Cartwright is best known as a child actress for her role as Brigitta von Trapp in the film The Sound of Music, as Danny Williams' stepdaughter, Linda, in the 1950's TV series Make Room For Daddy (a role she played from 1957 to 1964), and as Penny Robinson in the 1960's television series Lost in Space. Her older sister is actress Veronica Cartwright. (Source: lostinspace.fandom.com)

Angela Cartwright was born in Altrincham, Cheshire, England. She made her first film appearance at three years old as Paul Newman's daughter in Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956), and appeared with Sidney Poitier in Something of Value (1957). After moving to the United States, Cartwright appeared for seven seasons in the TV series Make Room For Daddy. While there, she had wonderful on- and off-screen relationships with Danny Thomas and Marjorie Lord. She was reunited with both Thomas and Lord for the 1970 remake, Make Room For Granddaddy. After the series was canceled, Cartwright remained on good terms with Thomas until his death. (Source: lostinspace.fandom.com)

Born in England, Angela is the younger sister of actress Veronica Cartwright. As a child she was cast as the cute little stepdaughter, Linda Williams, on The Danny Thomas Show (1953). She was on the show from 1957 to 1964. After that, she was cast as Brigitta in the popular Julie Andrews movie The Sound of Music (1965). Soon after, she returned to series TV as Penny Robinson, young teenage space traveler, in Lost in Space (1965), which ran from 1965-1968. Even with cheap special effects and a hokey story line, the show is still popular today. In 1970 Angela had a part in Make Room for Granddaddy (1970), a sequel to the original series, but the show was soon canceled. Since that time, she has made a life outside of films. (Source: www.amazon.com)

 

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