1. She is best known for her role as Sidney Prescott in the horror film series Scream.
2. She got her start appearing in the Canadian television series Catwalk, before she played Julia Salinger in the American drama series Party of Five.
3. Her Dutch mother, Marnie , is a yoga instructor and psychologist from Amsterdam. and taught high school drama classes in Mississauga, Ontario.
4. At age six, she saw a performance of The Nutcracker and decided she wanted to take ballet, enrolling at the Erinvale School of Dance.
5. She later moved into residence at the National Ballet School of Canada, training there and appearing in performances of The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty.
6. Her first starring role was as Daisy in the Canadian-youth series Catwalk, .
7. She made several guest appearances on shows such as The Kids In The Hall, Are You Afraid of the Dark? and Kung Fu: The Legend Continues.
8. She starred as Sidney Prescott in Scream , which was a huge success, earning over $173 million at the worldwide box office and winning critical acclaim.
9. Her role has received significant critical praise throughout the Scream series, earning her the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her role in Scream.
10. The film was followed by three sequels, all of which were also successful, with Scream 2 over $97 million.
11. Campbell won the MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance for Scream 2.
12. In his review of Scream 3, Roger Ebert wrote: “The camera loves her.
13. She could become a really big star and then giggle at clips from this film at her AFI tribute.” Campbell appeared in Wild Things and 54, both of which were moderately successful.