Veronica Hamel Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Movies, Tv Shows

Veronica Hamel is an American actress and also a model. Veronica graduated from Temple University. She then worked as a secretary for a company that manufactured ironing board covers.

Veronica Hamel Bio

Veronica Hamel is an American actress and also a model. Veronica graduated from Temple University. She then worked as a secretary for a company that manufactured ironing board covers.

Hamel began a fashion modelling career after being discovered by Eileen Ford. In her first film role, Hamel played a model in 1971’s Klute, which was followed by roles in the disaster films Beyond the Poseidon Adventure and When Time Ran Out. She was the model in the last cigarette commercial televised in the U.S. for Virginia Slims, which premiered at 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 1970, on The Tonight Show.

She had been a model in print ads not just for Slims, but also for Pall Mall Gold cigarettes. Veronicah began appearing in TV series in 1975. She was portrayed as Kelly Garrett on Charlie’s Angels but reportedly declined the role. Producer Aaron Spelling appeared as Jaclyn Smith instead. Hamel is probably well remembered for playing Joyce Davenport, the dedicated public defender who too happened to be the love interest of police captain Frank Furillo, on the long-running TV series Hill Street Blues from 1981-87.

Veronica was a five-time Emmy nominee for that role. Alan Alda’s 1988 film A New Life cast her in a leading role as his doctor and love interest. Hamel was cast as Elizabeth, the wife of Charles Grodin’s character in the movie Taking Care of Business in 1990. Hamel was named on Us magazine’s “Best Dressed” list for 1983.

In 2002, Veronica also appeared on Hill Street Blues creator Steven Bochco’s legal drama, Philly. In the late 2000s, she had a recurring role in the NBC television series Third Watch and appeared as Margo Shephard, Jack’s mother, in the ABC series Lost.

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Veronica Hamel Age

Hamel was born on 20 November 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She is 75 years old as of 2018.

Veronica Hamel Height|Weight

She stands at a height of 1.73 m ( 5 feet 8 inches). Hamel weighs 63.5 kg (140 pounds).

Veronica Hamel Net Worth

Veronica has a net worth of $4 million.

Veronica Hamel Husband|Spouse|Married

Hamel and Michael Irving got married back in 1771. Later in the year 1981, the couple separated.

Veronica Hamel Film|Movies

  • Klute as Model (1971)
  • Cannonball as Linda Maxwell (1976)
  • Apple Pie as Artist (1976)
  • Beyond the Poseidon Adventure as Suzanne Constantine (1979)
  • When Time Ran Out as Nikki Spangler (1980)
  • A New Life as Kay Hutton (1988)
  • Taking Care of Business as Elizabeth Barnes (1990)
  • The Last Leprechaun as Laura Duvann (1998)
  • Determination of Death as Virginia ‘Ginny’ Halloran (2002)

Veronica Hamel Tv Shows

  • Kojak Elenora (1975)
  • The Bob Newhart Show Rosemary (1976)
  • Switch Nabilla (1976)
  • Starsky & Hutch Marianne Tustin (1976)
  • The Rockford Files Sandy Lederer / Marcy Brownell (1976)
  • Family Vicki Webber (1977)
  • 79 Park Avenue Laura Koshko (1977)
  • The Gathering Helen (1977)
  • Starsky & Hutch Vanessa (1978)
  •  Ski Lift to Death Andrea Mason (1978)
  • The Eddie Capra Mysteries Janet Wilde (1978)
  • Dallas Leanne Rees (1979)
  • The Gathering, Part II Helen (1979)
  • Eischied Shannon Marshall (1980)
  • The Hustler of Muscle Beach Sheila Dodge (1980)
  • Jacqueline Susann’s Valley of the Dolls Jennifer North (1981)
  • Hill Street Blues Joyce Davenport (1981–1987)
  • Sessions Lee / Randy Churchill (1983)
  • Kane & Abel Kate Kane (1985)
  • Twist of Fate Deborah (1989)
  • She Said No Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Early (1990)
  • Stop at Nothing Nettie Forbes (1991)
  • Deadly Medicine Kathleen Holland (1991)
  • Baby Snatcher Bianca Hudson (1992)
  • The Disappearance of Nora Nora Freemont (1993)
  • The Conviction of Kitty Dodds Kitty Dodds (1993)
  • Stalker: Shadow of Obsession Rebecca Kendall (1994)
  • A Child’s Cry for Help Dr. Paula Spencer (1994)
  • Secrets Etta Berter (1995)
  • Here Come the Munsters Lily Munster (1995)
  • In the Blink of an Eye Micki Dickoff (1996)
  • Talk to Me Sadie (1996)
  • Home Invasion Georgia Patchett (1997)
  • Stranger in My Home Jennifer (1997)
  • Touched by an Angel Judge Dolores Chaphin (1998)
  • The Division Myrna Roberts (2001)
  • The Fugitive Dr. Diana Thayer (2001 )
  • Philly Judge Marjorie Brennan (2001–02)
  • Third Watch Beth Taylor (2002–03)
  • Lost Margo Shephard (2004–2010)
  • Bone Eater Commissioner Hayes (2008)