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



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Down to Earth 2003 TV Series Jean
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Noah's Ark 1998 TV Series Pam Fisher
Animal Ark 1998 TV Series Sylvia Greenaway
Married for Life 1996 TV Series Judy Hollingsworth
How to Be a Little Sod 1996 TV Series Mother's Friend
The Politician's Wife 1995 TV Mini-Series Angie
The Upper Hand 1992 TV Series Lyn
WYSIWYG 1992 TV Series Maz
Mr. Wakefield's Crusade 1992 TV Series Marion
EastEnders 1991 TV Series Geraldine
Bergerac 1989 TV Series Reporter
Tandoori Nights 1987 TV Series Sandra
Galloping Galaxies! 1986 TV Series Robot 35
Terry and June 1985 TV Series Lola
Up the Elephant and Round the Castle 1985 TV Series Sue Brent
Camille 1984 TV Movie Julie
Kelly Monteith 1982 TV Series Guest
Tales of the Unexpected 1982 TV Series Emma
Rings on Their Fingers 1980 TV Series Pauline
Grundy 1980 TV Series Sharon
The Jim Davidson Show 1980 TV Series Guest
Company and Co 1980 TV Series
Bernie 1980 TV Series
Dick Turpin 1979 TV Series Phylida
The Mill on the Floss 1979 TV Mini-Series Lucy Deane
The Many Wives of Patrick 1977-1978 TV Series Madeline Woodford
People Like Us 1978 TV Mini-Series Hilda Gittens
Poldark 1977 TV Series Rowella Solway Rowella Chynoweth
Angels 1975-1976 TV Series Jo Longhurst
Within These Walls 1975 TV Series Gillian Parr
That Lucky Touch 1975 Tina Steedman
CBS Children's Film Festival 1974 TV Series Nicola
My Old Man 1974 TV Series Judy
Living at Thamesmead 1974 Short Sally
Paganini Strikes Again 1973 Nicola
Great Mysteries 1973 TV Series Vera May Barton
ITV Saturday Night Theatre 1973 TV Series Helen
And Mother Makes Three 1971-1972 TV Series Arabella
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 1971 Veruca Salt



Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 1971 performer: "I Want It Now!" - uncredited



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Good Morning Australia 2004 TV Series Herself
After They Were Famous 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
The 100 Greatest Musicals 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself
Cruise Ship 2002 TV Series documentary Narrator
Pure Imagination: The Story of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' 2001 Video documentary short Herself
Newbury: Wars of the British Tree People 1996 Documentary short Narrator
3-2-1 1983 TV Series Herself
It's a Knockout 1979 TV Series Herself
Star Turn 1976 TV Series Herself
Crackerjack! 1955 TV Series Hostess
Bizarre Transmissions from the Bermuda Triangle 2015 TV Series Herself
Pointless Celebrities 2015 TV Series Herself - Contestant
Beyond the Marquee 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Top Chef: Just Desserts 2011 TV Series Herself
Loose Women 2011 TV Series Herself
Thamesmead: 21st Century Town 2010 Video documentary
Hollywood Treasure 2010 TV Series Herself
Roald Dahl's Revolting Rule Book 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
This Morning 2005-2007 TV Series Herself
Looking Good, Feeling Great 2006 TV Series documentary Herself - Personal Trainer
Best Ever Family Films 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Wonderful World of Roald Dahl 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
Why Is There So Much Rubbish on Telly? 2005 Documentary Narrator

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) £600

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