Mourning in the world of cinema: the former actress died at just 38 years old Jessica Campbell, best known for her comedy Election (1999), in which she starred with Reese Witherspoon. The death, communicated by his cousin Sarah Wessling, took place last December 29 in Portland, Oregon, in the home of a relative.
The cause of death of Jessica Campbell was not revealed, but the actress had reportedly demonstrated flu-like symptoms on the morning of December 29th.
On Wednesday Reese Witherspoon, protagonist of Election and soon producer of a miniseries with Julia Roberts, has posted a tweet to remember the unfortunate colleague. "I have a broken heart after learning this news " reads the post, also visible at the bottom of the news, of the actress, who recently announced the reunion for The revenge of the blondes. "Working with Jessica in Election it was a real pleasure. All my love for Jessica's family and loved ones."
Her performance in Election earned Jessica Campbell an Independent Spirit Award as best newcomer. After having also participated in films such as The safety of objects (2001) and the series Freaks and Geeks, produced by Judd Apatow, Jessica Campbell had then left acting to become a practitioner of holistic alternative medicine.