Edward "Ned" W. Campbell is a theater director, actor and playwright who has been serving the Columbus, Georgia, community since 1985.
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA, September 10, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Edward "Ned" W. Campbell with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Campbell celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Campbell is a theater director, actor and playwright who has been serving the Columbus, Georgia, community since 1985. Entering the field by chance, he was encouraged by his wife to participate in a local competition where he had to write a play. Winning the competition, Mr. Campbell has been writing, directing and acting ever since.
Over the years, Mr. Campbell has been involved with several well-known productions. His favorite was his play "Ollie Utz is Free," which he wrote and was produced off Broadway and in Hollywood. He also wrote several other plays, including "Hauncho's Xellent Xmas, which won a Jackie White Memorial Award by Columbia Entertainment Company, "The Bluefeather Beastie," which was a finalist for three national playwriting awards, and "Hauncho the Hamster," which won a Shubert Fendrich Memorial Award for Playwriting Excellence and a DeepSouth New Play Award. Mr. Campbell acted in several plays, including "The Sunshine Boys," "Macbeth" and "The Crucible," and directed "Shadowlands." Further, he appeared in the television film "Selma, Lord Selma" in 1998, and in several movies, most notably the 2017 "I, Tonya."
An alumnus of the University of Maryland, Mr. Campbell received a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1970. He subsequently served two years in the U.S. Army between 1970 and 1972 and later acquired a Master of Science in human resource management from Troy State University in 1980. Prior to working in the entertainment industry, Mr. Campbell was a counselor with the Georgia Department of Human Resources in Columbus.
Mr. Campbell served on the advisory board of the Columbus State University theater department between 1997 and 2003. He is a member of Mensa International. A celebrated Marquis listee, Mr. Campbell was featured in the 57th and 58th editions of Who's Who in America.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Campbell has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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