Nadine Van der Velde

Lovely and charming brunette actress Nadine Van der Velde was born on May 14, 1962 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She made her film debut in a small role in the raunchy teen sex comedy Private School (1983). Nadine gave a lively and engaging performance as the spunky “April Brown” in the delightful Critters (1986). She was likewise appealing as “Cindy” in Munchies (1987) and once again solid as the perky “Joan” in the “The Old Dark House” segment of the immensely enjoyable horror anthology After Midnight (1989). Van der Velde was excellent in a rare substantial leading part as troubled aspiring dancer “Jessica Lilliane” in Shadow Dancing (1988). Nadine made guest appearances on the TV shows Otherworld (1985), CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984), The Wizard (1986), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985), Sweating Bullets (1991), Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993) and JAG (1995). Van der Velde’s last role to date was as aspiring singer “Reggie Tweed” in East of A (2000); she also co-wrote the script for this film. Nadine has since gone on to a successful career as a writer for children’s pictures and television programs: she’s penned several episodes of the show Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends (2004) and the screenplays for two “Rolie Polie Olie” movies. Moreover, she won two daytime Emmy Awards for her work on the Rolie Polie Olie (1998) animated TV series.

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