Catherine Campion is an American actress hailed from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has appeared in such films as “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” (1998), “Chasing Indigo” (2000), “North Country” (2005) and “Elena Undone” (2010) as well as in a number of shorts, including “Lord of the Rinks” (2006), “Walking with the Promise” (2010) and “Good Morning, Beautiful” (2011). She also has collected a few credits on television, including guest appearances in “Sex and the City” (2004) and “Windfall” (2006).
Outside of acting, Campion is a cellist, and has played with several artists. She is currently in a band called Fort King, which based in Los Angeles. The band is recording their first album.
Childhood and Family:
Catherine Campion was born on January 6, 1972, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Catherine Campion had her first screen experience at age 12 when she appeared in the “ABC Afterschool Specials” episode, titled “Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia” (1984). She resurfaced 13 years later as a vampire student in the 1997 indie horror film “Bloodsuckers,” which was written and directed by and starred Ulli Lommel. The following year, she landed uncredited parts in “Why Do Fools Fall in Love,” a drama film directed by Gregory Nava and starring Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Lela Rochon and Larenz Tate, and the award winning made for television film “Winchell,” based on the life of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell (played by Stanley Tucci).
Entering the new millennium, Campion was featured in the comedy film “ Chasing Indigo” (2000), which was directed and co-written by Carol Brook-Marino, and starred Kristi Russell, Alex Rice and Timilee Romolini, and starred as Monica Kennerly in the short film “Janestown”(2001), by Lisa Ganser. Three years later, she appeared as party girl in an episode of “Sex and the City” called “Let There Be Light” (2004).
In 2005, Campion had a small part as Stacey's mom in “North Country,” a drama film directed by Niki Caro and starring Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Sissy Spacek, Woody Harrelson, Sean Bean, Michelle Monaghan and Jeremy Renner. Despite good reviews, the film was not a success at the box office. The same year, she also starred with Dale Baltrop and Noah Bremer in the short film “Irv de Toilette,” which she also produced. Campion continued to star in a 3 minute comedy called “Lord of the Rinks” (2006), by Darren Roark, and guest starred in an episode of the short lived NBC drama series “Windfall,” starring Sarah Wynter and Jason Gedrick. Campion served as second assistant director on the Gene Teigland mystery/thriller movie “Arnolds Park” (2007).
In 2008, Campion starred as Edith in a 45 minute long drama, “The Days Before Belvedere,” opposite Max Becker and John Paul Gamoke, and played Emily in “Boys of Summerville,” a comedy/drama film starring Casey Payne, Allison Varnes and Wes Murphy and helmed and written by Brooks Benjamin. The same year, she also starred in two short films: “Traces,” by Rachel Zisser, and “Hawaiian Shirt Day, “by Michael Lower.
In 2010, Campion appeared as Amelia in the Nicole Conn drama film “Elena Undone,” starring Necar Zadegan, Traci Dinwiddie and Gary Weeks. The film premiered at the FRAMELINE San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival on June 25, 2010. The same year, she also provided the voice of Mary Magdelene in the animated video short “Walking with the Promise,” which was directed by Sean Blodgett and written by J.T. Blodgett, starred with Jennifer Cron, Melissa Hunter and Aaron Misakian in Robert F. Cosnahan III's short, “Let's Get Laid!,” and voiced carzy lady in the short “Counting Backwards,” which won the director Soraya Selene a CINE Special Jury Award for Student Division: Entertainment - Drama at the 2011 CINE Competition.
Recently, in 2011, Campion starred as Amy in “Good Morning, Beautiful,” a 20 minute drama/horror film directed and written by Todd Cobery. Co-stars in the film include David Tufford and Paul Cram.