Nell Campbell, aka Little Nell, was born Laura Campbell in Sydney, Australia, on May 24th 1953. Her father Ross, a well known journalist and humorist, coined her Little Nell in his weekly newspaper column about their family life. From the age of ten she studied ballet, modern dance, tap and singing. On leaving high school she attended a one year course at Drama School. Aged 18 she moved to London and among other jobs busked in the street, singing and tap dancing to 1930's songs where director Jim Sharman spotted her and soon after asked if she would be in his upcoming stage production of a new musical, The Rocky Horror Show, to open at the tiny, sixty seat Theatre Upstairs of The Royal Court Theatre. After a three week rehearsal period with new songs being written as they went along, the show opened and was an overnight sensation. The following year the film The Rocky Horror Picture Show was made and although originally not a success, in the US midnight screenings with audience participation began and thanks to the wonderful fans it is the longest running film of all time. Nell's career includes a string of singles for A&M Records, opening her legendary nightclub, Nell's, in NYC and working as a journalist all the while continuing to appear in theatre, television and film. Her daughter Tilly was born in 1998.
- Columbia - A Groupie(as Little Nell)
- Nurse Ansalong
- Erica Thrall
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