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film and television actress
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Campbell; "Scream" star Campbell; Campbell of "Drowning
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Campbell on The Late Show With David Letterman
almost better most times to not talk in a scene. I think you can
actually express a lot more without words. ~ Neve Campbell
Adrianne Campbell (born October 3, 1973) is a Canadian film and
was born in Guelph, Ontario. Her father, Gerry Campbell, is an
immigrant from Glasgow, Scotland, and works as a high school
drama teacher at Erindale Secondary School in Mississauga,
Ontario. Her mother, Marnie Neve, is a psychiatrist of Sephardic
Jewish descent from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Campbell's
maternal grandparents ran a theatre company in the Netherlands
and her paternal grandparents were also performers. Her name,
"Neve", is a Sephardic Jewish surname and means "snow"
in Italian and "oasis" in Hebrew and Arabic. Neve was
raised a Catholic but also identifies as Jewish.
parents divorced shortly after her birth, and she was raised
mostly by her father. She began her public life as a dancer,
joining the National Ballet School of Canada at the age of 9,
training there and participating 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. Her first starring role was on the short-lived Canadian
television series Catwalk.
rose to wider fame after being cast as the lead character, Julia
Salinger, in the teen drama series Party of Five; she played this
character from 1994 to 2000. Campbell's first widely released
film was 1996's The Craft. She subsequently appeared in the
enormously successful Scream horror film trilogy, as well as Wild
Things and Three to Tango. She was on People's "50 Most
Beautiful People" list in 1998.
married Canadian actor Jeffrey Colt on April 3, 1995; they
divorced on May 8, 1998. She has also dated actors John Cusack,
Matthew Lillard, and Pat Mastroianni. Campbell appears in
campaign literature and videos for the Tourette Syndrome
Foundation of Canada and the Tourette Syndrome Association, (a
similar organisation in the United States). Her younger
half-brother, Damian McDonald, has Tourette syndrome. She also
has an elder brother, Christian Campbell, and another brother,
Alex, both of whom are actors.
2005, Campbell began dating John Light, an English actor who she
met while filming the movie Investigating Sex. The couple became
engaged in December 2005 and live in London, England. When Light
proposed, he got down on one knee and recited Shakespeare to
Campbell. They married in Malibu on May 5, 2007 Her father, Gerry
Campbell "gave away" the bride.
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