Denise Nickerson

Movie Actress

Birthday April 1, 1957

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace New York

DEATH DATE Jul 10, 2019 (62)

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Numerology: 9


Known for playing relentless gum-chewer Violet Beauregarde in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Her television credits included The Electric Company, which ran from 1971 to 1977. 

Before Fame

She had a big break when she earned the regular role as Amy Jennings on the soap opera Dark Shadows. 


A year after Willy Wonka's release she joined the cast of the children's television show The Electric Company. 

Family Life

She re-married to Mark Willard in 1995 after the death of her first husband Rick Keller in 1983. She had a son named Josh. 

Associated With

She played one of the dates of Peter Brady, played by Christopher Knight, on The Brady Bunch