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Born in Santa Monica, California, USA
Birth NameCamille Janclaire Mitchell

Mini Bio (2)

Camille Mitchell has garnered extraordinary acclaim for her versatility onstage and onscreen. A leading lady at the Stratford and Shaw festivals, The London Times hailed her as "a gift to the theater." In 2011, she appeared as Mrs. Robinson in "The Graduate" at Vancouver's Arts Club Theatre. For her television role as tough-talking Sheriff Nancy Adams on Warner Brothers' Smallville (2001) over five seasons, she was nominated for the Leo Award for Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series. Other recurring roles on television include Evelyn on "Life Unexpected"(2010); Becca in "The L Word"; the spiritual Ingrid Rayne on Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996) for Showtime and the hyper model's agent Roxanne on Madison (1993) for CTV. Other guest-star roles include Vesta on "Caprica" (2010) with Eric Stoltz;The Chris Isaak Show (2001) (MuchMoreMusic), Mysterious Ways (2000) (PAX/NBC), _"The Outer Limits" (1995)with Julie Harris_ (Showtime), and _"Peacemakers" (2003)with Tom Berenger_ (USA). Films include "Concrete Blondes"(2012) with Jonathan Rhy-Davies and "Frankie and Hazel" with Joan Plowright and Micah Barnes. She won Canada's Jessie Award for her portrayal of Ariel in Shakespeare's "The Tempest" opposite Gordon Pinsent at the Vancouver Playhouse and was also nominated for Best Actress Awards for Blanche in "A Streetcar Named Desire," Madame Tourvel in "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," and Elizabeth in "The Crucible." Born in Santa Monica to Hollywood star Cameron Mitchell and Viennese actress Camille Janclaire, Camille was raised in Vancouver, Canada, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, England.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: milliemitch1

A former member of the board of governors at the National Theatre School in Montreal, Mitchell is also a founding member of the Blackbird Theatre in Vancouver; founding associate of the Performing Arts Lodge, which provides affordable housing for professionals in the performing arts; co-founder and producer of the Classic Theatre Lab; and a former member of the board of managers at the Children's Nature Institute in Los Angeles.

Appearing with Amy Ackers ("Persons of Interest") and Dylan Bruce ("Orphan Black") in "A Novel Romance" in 2015, Mitchell recently turned her sights to writing and directing. Her first short film, "A Mother's Love" won international accolades, including Vancouver's prestigious Crazy 8s; the Best Drama Award at the 2012 SuperShorts International Film Festival in London, England; four nominations at the Madrid International Film Festival, including Best Drama and Best Original Screenplay; and numerous Honorable Mentions, including the Vail Film Festival and the Manhattan Film Festival. She recently completed her second short film, "By the Fountain"and her first feature script, "The Vacant Lot".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: dalhousie 09

Trivia (9)

Daughter of Cameron Mitchell and Johanna Mitchell.
Sister of Cameron Mitchell Jr. .
Mother of Charles Joseph Mitchell.
Attended Central School of Speech and Drama.
B.A. (Theatre) from the University of British Columbia and after graduation was invited to join and attended master classes taught by Lee Strasberg.
Studied documentary filmmaking at Capilano University.
M.F.A. student in film production / feature film screenwriting at Loyola Marymount's School of TV and Film in Los Angeles.
Daughter of Johanna Mitchell (Camille Janclaire).

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