Jessica Campbell, best known for her role in 1999’s “Election” and the cult classic series “Freaks and Geeks”, has died at the age of 38.
Campbell’s family announced the actor died on December 29 in Portland, Oregon. Campbell retired from serving as a naturalist, and she collapsed after seeing a patient in her practice. She cannot be revived and her cause of death will be determined.
Campbell made her first appearance in the 1992 television film In the Best Interest of the Children starring Sarah Jessica Parker. Her major film work follows in the 1999 satirical comedy “Election”; along with “Election”. Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon
She plays the school sister Jock Paul (Chris Cline), whose girlfriend left her and left her for Paul. She wanted to take revenge on him for the position of class president. The show earned her an Independent Spirit Award nomination for best Debut Performance.
The actor also appeared in “Freaks and Geeks,” playing Amy Andrews, who plays tuba in McKinley High’s marching band. She briefly dated Ken (Seth Rogen) and later revealed to him that she was born there. Sex
Campbell also starred in the drama The Safety of Objects opposite Glenn Close and Dermot Malroney, as well as 2002 junkies and Father’s Day.
Cambell’s cousin Sarah Wessling started a GoFundMe campaign to pay for the funeral and gave it to Campbell’s 10-year-old son, Oliver. She was deeply moved by her short life, ”Wessling wrote on the GoFundMe page.
“She may be considered a instigator, or at least an accomplice, willing to harass and ignite in different ways. To know her is to have too many stories about her. Knowing you is to know true friendship. “
Witherspoon also expressed his condolences in a tweet: “So heartbreaking to hear this. It was a pleasure working with Jessica on ‘Election’. I send all my love to Jessica’s family and loved ones. ”
Campbell is also survived by her husband Daniel, her mother and aunt, as well as other extended family members.A memorial service is being planned.