Nadine van der Velde as April Brown in Critters (1986)

Nadine van der Velde (born May 14, 1962) is a Canadian American actress, producer and writer. She is a 3 time Emmy award winner, two-time Annie Award winner and a recipient of a Humanitas Award.[1][2][3][4] She made her film debut in 1983 in the film Private School. She later starred in the 1986 comedy horror Critters and 1987 film Munchies.


This list of Nadine’s filmography only goes up to the Critters film series (For a more complete list, see Wikipedia, Nadine van der Velde).

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Private School School Girl
1983 Silver Spoons Michele 1 episode - Passports to Pleasure
1984 Fatal Vision Randi TV miniseries
1985 Otherworld Girl 1 episode - The Zone Troopers Build Men
1985 Moving Violations Stephanie McCarthy
1985 CBS Schoolbreak Special Mary Kay 1 episode - The War Between the Classes
1986 Critters April Brown (credited as Nadine Van Der Velde)
1986 The Wizard Jennifer Dunne 1 episode - Seeing Is Believing
1987 Starman Julie Radin 1 episode - Appearances
1987 Munchies Cindy
1988 Aviel Emma
1988 Shattered Innocence Nora TV movie (credited as Nadine Van Der Velde)
1988 Shadow Dancing Jessica Lilliane
1989 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Rebecca Whitmore 1 episode - In the Driver's Seat
1989 After Midnight Joan in The Old Dark Horse
1991 Tropical Heat Julie other title - Sweating Bullets, 1 episode - Forget Me Not


  1. Grego, Melissa (May 14, 2000). "Emmy time for 'Rosie' & 'Bill Nye'". Variety. 
  2. McClintock, Pamela; Oei, Lily (March 4, 2004). "Ellen the talk of Emmys". Variety. 
  3. McClintock, Pamela; Oei, Lily (March 4, 2004). "Ellen the talk of Emmys". Variety.