A native of Canada, NEVE CAMPBELL (Dr. Sarah Sawyer) made her debut in the 1988
Toronto production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera, but it was her
role as Julia Salinger in Fox's critically acclaimed, Golden Globe Award-winning
series Party of Five that brought Campbell to the attention of audiences. Her
starring role in the first installment of the Scream franchise, in 1996, made
her a household name. She would later reprise her role in the franchise's three
Among Campbell's other film credits are the ensemble drama 54, opposite Ryan
Phillippe, Salma Hayek and Mike Myers; John McNaughton's erotic thriller Wild
Things, which also starred Matt Dillon, Denise Richards, Bill Murray and Kevin
Bacon, and for which Campbell received a nomination for an MTV Movie Award; the
Warner Bros. romantic comedy Three to Tango, which also starred Matthew Perry
and Dylan McDermott; the whodunit Drowning Mona, opposite Danny DeVito, Jamie
Lee Curtis, Casey Affleck and Bette Midler; James Toback's When I Will Be Loved;
Peter Richardson's Churchill: The Hollywood Years, opposite Christian Slater;
Relative Strangers, with DeVito and Kathy Bates; Vic Sarin's Partition; Oliver
Parker's I Really Hate My Job; and Sir Richard Attenborough's Closing the Ring,
with Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer.
Campbell is also a darling of independent film, having starred in Investigating
Sex, opposite Nick Nolte and Dermot Mulroney for director Alan Rudolph; Panic,
opposite William H. Macy and Donald Sutherland; and opposite Macy again and
Virginia Madsen in Walter.
On the small screen, Campbell starred opposite Jeremy Irons in the Showtime
television movie Last Call, a portrait of legendary author F. Scott Fitzgerald
as seen through the eyes of his secretary, aspiring writer Frances Kroll Ring;
in Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical, a musical satire of the 1930s propaganda
film, also for Showtime; opposite Bradley Whitford in Burn Up, a BBC miniseries
about global warming; in Sea Wolf, a miniseries based on a Jack London novel,
opposite Tim Roth and Sebastian Koch; in the NBC series The Philanthropist; as
Derek Shepard's sister, Lizzie, on Grey's Anatomy; and as Leann Harvey in the
acclaimed HBO series House of Cards, opposite Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
Campbell also produced and developed The Company with Barbara Turner for
director Robert Altman. Campbell then starred in the film alongside James Franco
and Malcolm McDowell.
On stage, Campbell starred in Arthur Miller's satirical dark comedy Resurrection
Blues for director Robert Altman at London's Old Vic Theater and opposite
Cillian Murphy in Love Song at the New Ambassador Theatre. She also starred in
The Exonerated, which ran at the Dublin Theatre Festival in 2006.
In 2016, Campbell received the ACTRA Award of Excellence in Los Angeles, which
recognized Campbell's career achievements as well as her contribution to
Canada's entertainment industry.
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