Heather Anne Campbell
|Heather Anne Campbell|
|Born||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Medium||Stage, television, film|
|Notable works and roles||Saturday Night Live
Drew Carey’s Improv-A-Ganza
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Heather Anne Campbell is an American writer, sketch comedian, and improv comedy performer.
Life and career
Campbell is an alumna of Amsterdam’s Boom Chicago, Northwestern University’s The Mee-Ow Show, i.O., i.O. West, and Los Angeles’ The Groundlings Sunday Company. Heather performs in and writes for The Midnight Show, a monthly sketch showcase at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, UCB’s Last Day of School, and is a performer on the CW’s Whose Line Is It Anyway. Campbell was also a writer on Cartoon Network’s Incredible Crew. From 2013, she began writing for Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. She also currently writes for FOX’s Animation Domination, and is a voice talent behind various short clips on Fox’s Animation Domination High-Definition (ADHD) airing on Saturday nights. She has appeared on Comedy Central’s @midnight four times.
In September 2010, Campbell was hired as a writer for Season 36 of Saturday Night Live. In March 2011, Campbell appeared in Drew Carey’s Improv-A-Ganza, a shortform improv show on GSN.
Campbell has also appeared in commercials for Cici’s Pizza, Wendy’s, Toyota, and was featured in Activision’s “Mapathy” campaign for the video-game Modern Warfare 2. She has written several viral internet videos for The Midnight Show, including Twilight with Cheeseburgers, Bavatar, and Drive Recklessly, which was nominated for The Comedy Awards on Comedy Central in 2012.
In addition, Campbell is also a video-games journalist, and was editor of Dave Halverson‘s Play Magazine as well as Jeff Bond’s Geek Monthly until their closure in 2010. Formerly, Campbell was also the Executive Editor of Fusion Publishing’s Rocket Magazine, in addition to being a freelance contributor for Edge Online, Action Button, and EGM.