Jessica Cameron

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Jessica Cameron is a Canadian horror actress, director, screenwriter, and producer.

Early life[edit]

Cameron was born in Owen Sound, Ontario[1] where she graduated high school before moving to Toronto to study fashion at Ryerson University.

Career[edit]

Cameron secured a job as a clothing designer in Ohio where she lived for a few years. After taking an acting class through her work, she was selected for a role in the movie The Dead Matter (2010) which was filmed in 2008. Cameron won the award for "Rising Movie Star" from the 2010 Golden Cobb Awards. Cameron co-starred in the Roger Corman produced SyFy Channel movie Camel Spiders (2011) and the remake Silent Night (2012) which starred veteran actor Malcolm McDowell. She acted in several independent productions in the Midwestern United States before making the move to Los Angeles to pursue acting full-time.[2]

Cameron played herself on the TLC series Brides of Beverly Hills (2011-2012). She runs Small Town Girl Productions, a production company primarily producing genre films, and in 2013 directed her first film, Truth or Dare.[3][4] Eight months later, she directed Mania, which was part of the documentary film series Kill The Production Assistant.[5] Cameron has also appeared in comic books, music videos, and TV shows and was named "Scream queen of the Month" by ScreamQueen.com.[6] She was 2015 Guest of Manchester based Grimmfest,[7] where her film Truth or Dare had its European premiere.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director Producer Actor Writer Notes
2011 Camel Spiders No No Yes No As Ashley, Syfy channel original movie
2011 The Family No No Yes No As Laura
2011 Mr. Hush No No Yes No As Julie
2011 Potpourri No No Yes No As Princess Areola
2012 The Sleeper No No Yes No As Cindy
2012 The Black Dahlia Haunting No No Yes No As Marilyn Monroe
2012 Silent Night No No Yes No As Nurse
2013 Intrusive Behavior No Yes Yes No As Tabitha, co-producer
2013 Truth or Dare Yes Yes Yes Yes As Jennifer Collins
2013 American Girls No No Yes No As Lauren Hammond
2013 13/13/13 No No Yes No As Receptionist
2013 To Jennifer No No Yes No As Jennifer
2014 Utero No Yes Yes No As Lauren
2014 A Grim Becoming No No Yes No As Life
2014 Women in Horror Massive Blood Drive PSA Yes No Yes No As Driver, short film; directed segment, "Cameron"
2015 The Listing No No Yes No As Jenna
2015 All Through The House No No Yes No As Sheila
2015 Kill The Production Assistant No Yes Yes No As herself, documentary
2015 Desolation No Yes Yes No As Heidi Richmond
2015 Mania Yes Yes No No
2016 Unwanted Guest No No Yes No Shannon

Television and Web Series[edit]

Show Year Role Notes
Brides of Beverly Hills 2012 Bridal Stylist TLC channel reality show
Two Doors Down 2011-12 Summer Perkins TV series; Cameron appears in all 13 episode
The Funny Man 2011 Mildred TV series; Cameron appears in ep. 1-9[9]
Aidan 5 2011 Rachel TV/web series; Cameron appears in 2 ep.
Caught: The Web Series 2011 Narria 'Dix' Dixon Web series; Cameron appeared in 1 episode
Night Out Ohio - Host TV series; Cameron appeared in 2 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jessica Cameron Biography". JessicaCameron.com. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Women Of Horror: Jessica Cameron". Horror Movie Reviews.
  3. ^ "Women in Horror Month – Exclusive Interview With Jessica Cameron". Dread Central. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Monster Fest star Jessica Cameron shows there's more to her than a great set of lungs". Sydney Morning Herald, November 13, 2014 Craig Mathieson
  5. ^ "First NSFW Photos from Jessica Cameron’s 'Mania'". Horror Movies, Chris Savage Dec 8th, 2014
  6. ^ "Scream Queen of the Month, February 2011". ScreamQueen.com. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  7. ^ Grimmfest 2015
  8. ^ Grimmfest 2015
  9. ^ ""Mildred": Character Information (IMDb) "

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