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Julie Dawn Cole


British isles actress who played out spoiled litttle lady, Veruca Salt, in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Stock. She was created in Guildford, Surrey and was just twelve years of age when she was ensemble in Willy Wonka & The Delicious chocolate Factory. She set up Centrestage, a play school for kids, in 2002. She was wedded to EastEnders professional, Nick Wilton, from 1991 to 2002. The few had two kids. She acquired a crush on fellow professional, Peter Ostrum, as the two had been filming Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Stock.

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Date Of Birth October 26, 1957
Place Of Birth England
Profession Movie Actress
Nationality British
Children Holly Wilton, Barnaby Wilton
Movies Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
TV Shows Married for Life, Galloping Galaxies!, Angels
Star Sign Scorpio

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1Married with two children, Holly, 12, and Barnaby, 8. Julie operates Centrestage, a children's drama school outside of London. [January 2002]
2Calls her daughter "Veruca" (after her character from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)) when she acts bratty.
3Has 2 children with her ex-husband Nick Wilton, a daughter named Holly (b. 1990) and a son named Barnaby (b. 1994).
4Says that her song-and-dance routine in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) totally went against her nature as a person and she had to be coaxed into being "nasty."
5Visits the U.S. once a year to do Christmas shopping in New York City.
6To this day, she still has the "Everlasting Gobstopper" and "Golden Ticket" from her role in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), even though she and the other children in the cast were originally told to return them after the filming.
7Performed in a highly acclaimed comedy show in the 2004 Melbourne International Comedy Festival entitled "Willy Wonka Explained - The Veruca Salt Sessions"
8Presented a bouquet of flowers to Princess Margaret at the London premiere of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971).
9No royalties from other sources of revenue (e.g. video sales) of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971).
10Out of the five child actors from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), she is the only one still acting.
11The band Veruca Salt took its name from the character that she portrayed in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971).



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Great Mysteries1973TV SeriesVera May Barton
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1973TV SeriesHelen
And Mother Makes Three1971-1972TV SeriesArabella
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory1971Veruca Salt



Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory1971performer: "I Want It Now!" - uncredited



Citizen Candy Man: A Chocumentary2005Short everlasting thanks



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After They Were Famous2003TV Series documentaryHerself
The 100 Greatest Musicals2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
Cruise Ship2002TV Series documentaryNarrator
Pure Imagination: The Story of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'2001Video documentary shortHerself
Newbury: Wars of the British Tree People1996Documentary shortNarrator
3-2-11983TV SeriesHerself
It's a Knockout1979TV SeriesHerself
Star Turn1976TV SeriesHerself
Crackerjack!1955TV SeriesHostess
Bizarre Transmissions from the Bermuda Triangle2015TV SeriesHerself
Pointless Celebrities2015TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
Beyond the Marquee2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Top Chef: Just Desserts2011TV SeriesHerself
Loose Women2011TV SeriesHerself
Thamesmead: 21st Century Town2010Video documentary
Hollywood Treasure2010TV SeriesHerself
Roald Dahl's Revolting Rule Book2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
This Morning2005-2007TV SeriesHerself
Looking Good, Feeling Great2006TV Series documentaryHerself - Personal Trainer
Best Ever Family Films2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Wonderful World of Roald Dahl2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Why Is There So Much Rubbish on Telly?2005DocumentaryNarrator

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)£600

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