Jessica Campbell, an actress best known for having played Tammy Metzler in the hit comedy Election, died on December 29 in Portland, Oregon.
She was 38 years old.
Family members of Campbell’s confirrmed the tragic news on Wednesday to TMZ.
A GoFundMe page to assist with expenses — organized by Campbell’s cousin Sarah Wessling — stated the actress passed away “suddenly and unexpectedly.”
In an interview with TMZ, Wessling said Campbell, who actually became a naturopathic physician after her movie and television career, had a typical day before her passing.
She worked with her patients at her practice … she went home to see her mother and aunt…
… and then, at one point, Campbell went into a bathroom and never came out, leading her aunt to check on her and discovered she had collapsed.
Campbell was unable to be revived after the emergency technicians arrived.
Her loved ones are now waiting for the results of the autopsy, which was conducted by the Multnomah County Medical Examiner in Oregon.
The actress made her debut in the 1992 TV movie In the Best Interest of the Children with Sarah Jessica Parker.
In 1999, she starred in in Election, a beloved film directed by Alexander Payne and starring Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon.
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Source:: The Hollywood Gossip