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Election Star Jessica Campbell Has Died Aged 38

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The actor who starred as Tammy Metzler in the 1999 film died in Portland unexpectedly last month, her family confirmed to TMZ. A cause of death is yet to be determined.

TMZ reports that Campbell’s family are awaiting results from a full autopsy examination that has been carried out by the Multnomah County Medical Examiner.

Her relative Sarah Wessling told the publication that prior to her death, Campbell had spent the day seeing patients at her practice, where she worked as a naturopathic physician, and then returned home to see her mother and aunt.

Wessling proceeded to reveal that Campbell’s aunt had found her collapsed on the bathroom floor.

The aunt reportedly tried to revive the actor but failed.

Campbell had been complaining of congestion prior to her death, according to TMZ.

The actor is best known for her role in the 1999 film Election, in which she starred opposite Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick and Chris Klein.

Campbell’s performance earned her a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance.

She went on to appear in popular TV series, including Freaks and Geeks, The Safety of Objects and Junk.

A GoFundMe page has been set up in order to raise funds to provide for Campbell’s 10-year-old son Oliver.

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