Veronica Hamel is an American model and actress who is most recognized for her portrayal of the character Joyce Davenport in the hit 1980s television series Hill Street Blues. She has also had roles in various other movies and television shows throughout her career which can be easily found on Veronica Hamel IMDb page. A general bio of the famous actress Veronica Hamel is given below.
Five times Primetime Emmy Awards nominee, Veronica Hamel was one of the most popular actresses during the 1980s and the 1990s. She appeared in numerous movies and television shows during the time and gained huge recognition in the film industry. Veronica Hamel images during her old days can be found on the internet. Some of her noteworthy movies and television shows include The Rockford Files, Beyond the Poseidon Adventure, Hill Street Blues, and Philly. Veronica Hamel IMDb page and her wiki page have a detailed bio of her along with personal and professional details.
Veronica Hamel was born on November 20, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her father worked as a carpenter and she was raised by her parents in her hometown.
Regarding her education, Veronica enrolled at the Temple University after completing high school and later graduated from there.
She then began working as a secretary for a company that manufactured ironing board covers before starting her career as a model and an actress.
Veronica Hamel began her career first by working as a secretary for a company that manufactured ironing board covers.
While working there, she was discovered by the American producer, Eileen Ford and started her career as a model.
She modeled for the advertisement campaigns of cigarettes brands like Virginia Slims and Pall Mall Gold cigarettes. Veronica was even the model in the last cigarette commercial televised in the U.S.
Her first acting role was in the movie, Klute in a minor role. After working for a while as a model and gaining experience, Veronica began to appear in television series. She was cast in minor roles in shows such as Kojak, Joe Forrester, The Bob Newhart Show, Switch, and The Rockford Files.
Veronica Hamel IMDb page has all the list of movies and shows she appeared with details. The most noteworthy role she ever played was of Joyce Davenport in the series, Hill Street Blues for 144 episodes. This role earned her a Q Award and five Primetime Emmy Awards nominations.
Being nominated for Emmys increased Veronica Hamel net worth and prominence in the film industry.
Besides this, she has also appeared in other television shows and movies including A Child’s Cry for Help, Taking Care of Business, Cannonball, When Time Ran Out, The Last Leprechaun, and Talk to Me.
A very detailed list of all the movies, television films and television series that she has appeared in can be viewed on Veronica Hamel IMDb and wiki page. Veronica’s the most recent role was in the 2007s television movie Bone Eater as Commissioner Hayes.
Being a renowned actress who earns a good sum of money from her appearances in movies and television shows, Veronica Hamel net worth is known to be huge.
Thanks to this, Veronica Hamel husband and her family always lived a lavish lifestyle. As of recent, her total net worth was estimated to be around $4 million.
Moving towards her personal life, Veronica is currently single but was previously married. Veronica Hamel husband was the American actor Michael Irving. They got married in the year 1971 and later got divorced in 1981, after being together for almost 10 years. However, Veronica has not given birth to any children in all these years.
Veronica Hamel is currently 73 years old. Her height is measured at 5 feet 8 inches and her weight is measured at 63.5 kg. Similarly, her body measurement is 32-24-34. Veronica is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. She has a dark brown colored hair which she likes to keep long most of the time and the color of her eyes is blue.
Veronica Hamel has appeared in several movies and television shows during the course of time. Because of her remarkable performances, she has been nominated for various awards and honors.
Veronica was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for 5 consecutive years from the year 1981 to 1985 for her role in the television show, Hill Street Blues.
In addition to this, she also won the Q Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama Series for the same show in the year 1985.
Furthermore, in the year 1983, she was named on US magazine‘s Best Dressed list. Veronica Hamel images during the prime of her career and also at the present can be easily found on the internet.