Veronica Carlson (born September 18 1944 in Yorkshire, England) is an English model and actress, famous for her roles in Hammer horror films.
Born as Veronica Mary Glazer, Veronica Carlson spent most of her childhood in Germany where her father was stationed . She attended the Thetford Girls' School and later, High Wycombe College of Technology and Design, where she studied art and participated in college amateur productions. In her mid-twenties, Veronica played a few minor parts in movies and television programmes.
James Carreras, the boss of Hammer Films, saw one of her photographs in a newspaper and offered her a role opposite Christopher Lee in Dracula Has Risen from the Grave. She was best-known in the late 1960s for a series of roles in three Hammer Horror films, including Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969) and The Horror of Frankenstein (1970).
Veronica Carlson went into semi-retirement after marrying and moving to USA. She now lives...
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Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed is a British horror film directed by Terence Fisher for Hammer Film Productions in released in 1969. The cast includes Peter Cushing (Baron Frankenstein), Freddie Jones (the Creature), Veronica Carlson and Simon Ward. The film is the fifth in a series of Hammer films centering on Dr. Frankenstein. It was preceded by Frankenstein Created Woman and was followed by Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell in the series. However, a noncanonical Frankenstein film starring Ralph Bates was made in between; this film, The Horror of Frankenstein, is generally considered a comedy.
In a sense, Frankenstein Must Be Destoyed comes closest of all Hammer's films to Mary Shelley's original concept. For the first time, the Baron's creation is a sensitive, articulate, misunderstood being who finally turns the tables on and destroys his maker.
The Baron is at his most ruthless here. He had begun life in The Curse of Frankenstein as a hopeless disciple of scientific progress...,
Dracula Has Risen from the Grave is a 1968 British horror film directed by Freddie Francis for Hammer Films. It stars Christopher Lee as the Count, with support from Rupert Davies, Veronica Carlson, Barry Andrews, Barbara Ewing, Ewan Hooper and Michael Ripper.The world of the film is far darker and more ambiguous than the Christian-influenced world created by director Terence Fisher for the previous three films in the Dracula series.The film opens in a middle-European village still in the throes of Dracula's reign of terror (see Dracula: Prince of Darkness), where an altar boy discovers the body of a woman stuffed in the church's bell. She is another victim of Dracula, and the village - which Dracula's castle overlooks - is terrified.A year after Dracula has been destroyed, a Monsignor (Davies) comes to the village on a routine visit, only to find the altar boy is now a mute. The villagers refuse to use the church because "the shadow of his castle touches it". And the Priest has...,
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