Erma Campbell

From her obituary, August 3, 1991

Erma Campbell, an actress in theater, television and films, died on Tuesday at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. She was 49 years old.

She died of cancer, said Margo Britton, a friend of the family.

Ms. Campbell appeared in a number of Off Broadway and regional theater productions. In 1990, she won praise for her portrayal of a blues singer in “Ground People,” an Off Broadway play about a black minstrel troupe in the 1920’s.

She appeared on television in the soap operas “The Guiding Light” and “All My Children,” and had a small role in the Woody Allen film “Zelig.”

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Actor Dreams Deferrred 1981-82 Season