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 Emmy nominated writer, sketch comedian, and improv comedy performer.

Biography[edit]

Born in Chicago, IL, she began studying improvisational comedy at i.O. when she was 14, learning under such notable alumni like Del Close.[1]

Campbell is an alumna of Amsterdam's Boom Chicago,[2] 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,[3] a monthly sketch showcase at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, and is a performer on the CW's Whose Line is it Anyway.[4] Campbell is also writer on Cartoon Network's Incredible Crew and FOX's Animation Domination.[4] 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.[5]

In 2009 Campbell played a featured character named Pink in the Web series MegaBot.[6][7]

In September 2010, Campbell was hired as a writer for Season 36 of Saturday Night Live.[8] In March 2011, Campbell appeared in Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza, a shortform improv show on GSN.[9]

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.[10] She has written several viral internet videos for The Midnight Show including, Twilight with Cheeseburgers[11] and Bavatar,[12] 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,[13] and her poster design work was featured as the back cover of Adbusters.[14]

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.[15] 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.[16]

Heather Anne Campbell has also worked on the Animation Domination High-Def shorts where she wrote and performed some songs in specific shorts.

Political Views[edit]

Heather identifies as a libertarian and has expressed interest in cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin.[1]

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