Neve Campbell Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Oct, 2016
Facts of Neve Campbell
Date of Birth: 1973 , October-3
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Neve Campbell
Nick Name Chole
Father Gerry Campbell
Mother Marnie Campbell
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Guelph
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $8 million
Eye Color Brown Light
Hair Color Brown Dark
Body Measurements 34B-26-35
Weight in KG (56.7 kg)
Children Caspian Feild
Divorce Jeff Colt (1998) John Light ( 2011)
Sisters Christian Campbell
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Neve Adrianne Campbell is a Canadian Actress. She was born on October 3, 1973, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada and is popular for her portrayal of Sidney Prescott in the famous horror movie series Scream. She is also quite popular for her roles as Julia Salinger in the American drama series ‘Party of Five’. Aside from TV roles, she has also appeared in several movies such as The Craft, Wild Things and Panic and has made guest appearances in Grey’s Anatomy and Mad Men.


Neve Campbell was born to Marnie Campbell, a yoga instructor and Gerry Campbell, a Scotland immigrant and a drama teacher. However, her parents divorced when she was two years old. She has three brothers: Christian, Alex, and Damian. She took ballet at Erinvale School of Dance.

At the age of nine, Neve Campbell moved into her residence at the National Ballet School of Canada. Due to some dance-related injuries, she moved to acting at the age of 15, performing in The Phantom of the Opera at the Canon Theatre in Toronto. At the time, she was attending John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute in Guelph.


Neve Campbell started her career in acting by appearing in the 1991 Coca-Cola commercial. She promoted its sponsorship on Bryan Adams' Waking Up the Nation Tour (1991–1992). Her first role in TV series was as Daisy Daisy in the Canadian youth series Catwalk, (1992–1994). After playing Julia Salinger in the American Drama Series ‘Party of Five’, she rose to fame in the US and was described as "television's most believable teenager".

Although her first major role in the film was as Bonnie in 'The Craft', Neve Campbell's most famous role in the film was as Sidney Prescott in the 1996 horror film, Scream, which was a huge success and a huge push in her career. All three sequels to the film, Scream 2, Scream 3 and Scream 4, were also very successful. Campbell won the MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance for Scream 2. Later, she appeared in Wild Things and 54, both of which were moderately successful. She also voiced Kiara in the Disney animated direct-to-video musical film sequel, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride.

Apart from these, Neve Campbell has appeared in numerous other movies like Panic, The Company, Blind Horizon, When Will I Be Loved, Agent Crush, Walter, etc. She has also made guest appearances in numerous television series, including Medium, The Simpsons, Grey's Anatomy, Mad Men and Welcome to Sweden. In 2015, she started starring in the Netflix drama series House of Cards, starting from the fourth season and portraying Leann Harvey, a Texas-based political consultant.


Campbell has been seen on People's "50 Most Beautiful People" list, ranked #3 in Empire's "100 Sexiest Movie Stars" and included in  FHM's "Sexiest Women in the World" list in 1998 (at #31), 1999 (at #20), 2000 (at #31), and 2001 (at #42).

Neve Campbell has been nominated for several awards and has won six in total, Family Film Award for Best Actress – TV (The Canterville Ghost-1996), Saturn Award for Best Actress (Scream-1997), Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favourite Actress – Horror (Scream 2-1998), MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance (Scream 2-1998), Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favourite Actress – Horror (Scream 3-2001) and Prism Award for Performance in TV Movie or Miniseries (Last Call-2003).


Campbell married Canadian actor Jeff Colt on April 3, 1995 and got divorced in 1998. In 2005, Campbell began dating actor John Light and married in 2007. She and her husband got divorced in 2010. She then started dating actor JJ Field. Her pregnancy was announced in March 2012 and their baby, Caspian, was born in August 2012. She currently has a net worth of 8 million dollars.