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Biography #2

Neve Campbell has made an indelible impression in the entertainment industry, having starred in the back-to-back blockbusters Scream and Scream 2 for director Wes Craven. For her work in the original film, she received a Saturn Award for Best Actress; for the sequel, she was honored with both a Blockbuster Award and an MTV Movie Award for Best Actress.

Most recently, Campbell starred opposite Matt Dillon, Denise Richards and Kevin Bacon in John McNaughton's erotic thriller, Wild Things. On television, she continues her role as Julia Salinger in the sixth season of Fox's critically acclaimed series, Party of Five.

A native of Canada, Campbell made her debut in the Toronto production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. She went on to star in the ABC telefilm The Canterville Ghost (opposite Patrick Stewart), NBC's I Know My Son Is Still Alive and the syndicated series Catwalk, before being cast in Andrew Fleming's feature film, The Craft, and in the Seventies ensemble drama 54 (opposite Ryan Phillipe, Salma Hayek and Mike Meyers). She also provided the voice of Simba's daughter, Kiara, in Disney's video sequel, Simba's Pride: The Lion King II.

Campbell's upcoming projects include starring roles in the independent films Drowning Mona (alongside Danny DeVito, Jamie Lee Curtis, Casey Affleck and Bette Midler) and Panic (opposite William H. Macy). She will also return to star in Wes Craven's Scream 3.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. (01-Jan-2000)


Biography #3

Neve Adrianne Campbell (born October 3, 1973) is a Canadian film and television actress. She was born in Guelph, Ontario; her father Gerry is from Glasgow, Scotland and her mother Marnie is from Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Campbell began her public life as a dancer - she trained at the National Ballet School of Canada and featured in performances of The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty. Following several injuries, Campbell moved from dancing into acting at the age of 15, performing The Phantom of the Opera at the Pantages Theatre in Toronto.

Campbell rose to wider fame as lead character Julia Salinger in the teen drama series Party of Five, starring in the series from 1994 to 2000. She went on to star in movies such as The Craft, Scream (and its 2 sequels), Wild Things and Three to Tango. Following the end of the Scream series, Campbell's career became more low-key, appearing in movies such as Hairshirt and Investigating Sex which did not receive wide releases. She received wide plaudits from critics however for her role in Panic alongside William H. Macy and Donald Sutherland.

Early in 2004, Campbell starred in The Company, a film about Chicago's Joffrey Ballet directed by Robert Altman. Campbell also co-wrote and produced the movie. Despite pre-release publicity suggesting otherwise, Campbell does not break her tradition of having a no-nudity clause in her contract for the film.

Campbell married Jeff Colt in 1995; they divorced in 1997. Campbell appears in campaign literature and videos for Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada and the Tourette Syndrome Association (a similar American organisation). Her brother suffers from the Syndrome.

Article text released under CC-BY-SA. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Neve Campbell" (01-Jan-2000)


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