Reese Witherspoon has paid touching tribute to her Election co-star, Jessica Campbell, who died instantly aged 38. Picture by Emma McIntyre/Getty Photos for Turner.
Actress Jessica Campbell, greatest identified from the 1999 movie Election, has died instantly aged 38.
Reese Witherspoon, who starred within the movie, stated she was “so heartbroken” over the shock dying of her former co-star after it was revealed she died final month in Portland.
The pair starred within the Oscar-nominated movie collectively when Campbell – who performed Tammy Metzler – was simply 16 years previous.
Campbell hadn’t appeared in a movie since 2002 and later labored as a naturopathic practitioner.
In line with a GoFundMe web page, Campbell died “instantly and unexpectedly” on December 29, forsaking her 10-year-old son, Oliver, her cousin Sarah Wessling confirmed on the crowd-funding website.
“Whereas dealing with this surprising and tragic flip of occasions and planning for Oliver’s future, the household can also be confronted with surprising cremation, memorial, and probate bills. All funds collected will go in the direction of assembly bills and offering for Oliver,” Wessling wrote.
Campbell’s reason behind dying is at the moment unknown however TMZ stories her household is awaiting outcomes from a medical expert’s workplace.
Wessling stated Campbell went to work on the day of her dying, earlier than relations found her unresponsive on the lavatory flooring of her house later that day.
Campbell’s household instructed TMZ Campbell had been complaining of congestion within the lead-up, although they dominated out Covid-19.
Campbell rose to fame within the critically acclaimed movie Election – which additionally featured Matthew Broderick and Chris Klein – and earned an Impartial Spirit Award nomination for Greatest Debut Efficiency.
She would go on to guest-star on NBC sequence Freaks and Geeks and 2001 film The Security of Objects with Glenn Shut, earlier than quitting performing and residing a traditional life.