Veronica Carlson(born 18 September 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 Art and Technology, where she studied art and participated in college amateur productions. In her mid-twenties, Veronica played a few minor parts in films 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 inDracula Has Risen from the Grave. She was best known in the late 1960s for a series of roles in three Hammer Horror films, includingDracula Has Risen from the Grave(1968)Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed(1969) andThe Horror of Frankenstein(1970).She also appeared in theRandall and Hopkirk (Deceased)episode " The Ghost Who Saved the Bank at Monte Carlo " in 1969 and an episode ofThe Saint("The Man who Gambled with Life") with Roger Moore and also an episode ofDepartment S("The Double Death of Charlie Crippen"). Carlson was one of the 4 main characters in the TV thriller series, SPYDER'S WEB (1972), along with Anthony Ainley, Roger Lloyd-Pack, and Patricia Cutts.Veronica Carlson went into semi-retirement after marrying and moving to the U.S.. She now lives in South Carolina with her husband and three children and is a professional painter.
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