Heather Anne Campbell

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Heather Anne Campbell
Heather Anne Campbell headshot.jpg
Medium Stage, television, film
Genres Improvisational comedy
Notable works and roles Saturday Night Live
MADtv
Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza
Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Heather Anne Campbell is an American comedian and writer.

Biography[edit]

Campbell is an Emmy nominated writer, sketch comedian, and improv comedy performer. Born in Chicago, IL, she is an alumna of Amsterdam's Boom Chicago,[1] Northwestern University's The Mee-Ow Show, i.O., i.O. West, and Los Angeles' The Groundlings Sunday Company. Heather Campbell performs in and writes for The Midnight Show,[2] a monthly sketch showcase at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, and is a performer on the CW's Whose Line is it Anyway.[3] Campbell is also writer on Cartoon Network's Incredible Crew and FOX's Animation Domination.[3] She is currently a writer and voice talent behind various short clips on Fox's Animation Domination High-Definition (ADHD) airing on Saturday nights.

Campbell appeared on MADtv and was the featured singer in Improv Everywhere's Food Court Musical.[4]

In 2009 Campbell played a featured character named Pink in the Web series MegaBot.[5][6]

In September 2010, Campbell was hired as a writer for Season 36 of Saturday Night Live.[7] In March 2011, Campbell appeared in Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza, a shortform improv show on GSN.[8]

Campbell has also appeared in commercials for Cici's Pizza, Wendy's, Toyota, and was featured in Activision's "Mapathy" campaign for the video-game Modern Warfare 2.[9] She has written several viral internet videos for The Midnight Show including, Twilight with Cheeseburgers[10] and Bavatar,[11] and Drive Recklessly, which was nominated for The Comedy Awards on Comedy Central in 2012.

Campbell's photography has been selected by National Geographic as Photo of the Day,[12] and her poster design work was featured as the back cover of Adbusters.[13]

In addition, Campbell is also a video-games journalist, and was editor of Dave Halverson's Play Magazine as well as Jeff Bond's Geek Monthly until their closure in 2010.[14] Formerly, Campbell was also the Executive Editor of Fusion Publishing's Rocket Magazine, in addition to being a freelance contributor for Edge Online, Action Button and EGM.[15]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [hthttp://losangeles.ucbtheatre.com/talent/view/6763]
  2. ^ "UCB Theatre • Heather Anne Campbell". Losangeles.ucbtheatre.com. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  3. ^ a b [1]
  4. ^ "Food Court Musical". Improv Everywhere. 2008-03-09. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  5. ^ Post about MegaBot on whedonesque dot com, 23rd Sept 2009
  6. ^ MegaBot Trailer on YouTube, with description detailing the cast, Uploaded 26th July 2009
  7. ^ [2][dead link]
  8. ^ 10Jan2011AuthorAlex DavisCategoryImprov-A-Ganza. ""Drew Carey’s Improv-A-Ganza" Debuts April 11th on GSN | BuzzerBlog". Buzzerblog.flashgameshows.com. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  9. ^ http://www.mapathy.com/suffer.html
  10. ^ "Twilight - with Cheeseburgers!". PerezHilton.com. 2009-04-28. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  11. ^ First Posted: 4/20/10 Updated: 5/25/11 (2010-02-18). "Avatar Gets Spoofed...With Babies (VIDEO)". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  12. ^ http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/arno-river-bridge/
  13. ^ https://www.adbusters.org/content/thinner-ever
  14. ^ [3][dead link]
  15. ^ "Video games, Gaming News, Video Game Reviews, Video Game Previews & Game Trailers and Random Geekery". EGMNOW. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 

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