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Sandy Campbell
(April 22, 1922 - June 26, 1988) USA

Sandy Campbell



Sandy Campbell was born in New York City, the son of the owner of a chemical manufacturing company. He attended Kent School, Connecticut and then studied at Princeton University. After college, Sandy Campbell tried to became an actor in Broadway; he was in Life with Father, Spring Awakening , and A Streetcar Named Desire . On the screen he can be seen in Shades of Gray (1948), Man Against Crime (1949) and The Philco Television Playhouse (1948).

Campbell was a book collector, avid reader and publisher. As author, Campbell wrote biographies for Harper's Magazine , among whom those of Nora Joyce, E.M. Forster, Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt. He also collaborated with The New Yorker as fact checker and book reviewer. He wrote B: Twenty-Six Letters from Coconut Grove , an account of his experience playing A Streetcar Named Desire alongside Tallulah Bankhead.

He stopped acting in the 1950s and he devoted himself to publish and edit Donald Windham's books through the Stamperia Valdonega in Verona, Italy.

Sandy Campbell met Donald Windham in 1943 while Campbell was modeling for painter Paul Cadmus. The relationship lasted until Campbell's death in 1988.

Sandy Campbell
Donald Windham (left) and Sandy Campbell (right), 1955


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