Who is Cameron Britton?
Cameron Britton was born in California, USA on 6 June 1986 – his zodiac sign is Gemini, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor, who’s perhaps known best for his portrayal of the serial killer Edmund Kemper, in the crime thriller series “Mindhunter”. It was created by Joe Penhall, starred Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany and Anna Torv, and follows two FBI agents, who are trying to solve cases by seeking help from serial killers. The series aired from 2017 to 2019, and won four of the 38 awards for which it was nominated, including two Primetime Emmy nominations.
Early life and education
Cameron was raised in Sonoma County, California by his parents, about whom nothing’s known, as he respects their privacy.
He hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, which is why he’s believed to be an only child.
Cameron studied at Analy High School, and was mostly interested in comedy during his four years there. He often told jokes to entertain his friends, and could’ve been seen appearing in both school and theatre plays. He matriculated in 2004, and while he hasn’t spoken of his further education, it’s believed by many that Cameron attended college, and that he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2008.
He spent the following six years working various jobs, and was a pre-school teacher before launching his acting career.
Roles in TV series
Cameron made his debut TV series appearance in 2014, with his portrayal of Jeffrey Boyd in the episode “Brute Force” of the documentary crime drama “Unusual Suspects”, and the same year saw him appear in an episode of both the action comedy drama “Lab Rats: Bionic Island”, and the news drama “Vox Influx”.
In 2015, he was cast to play Oliver Nathan, in the episode “Sympathy for the Devil” of the crime comedy “Battle Creek”, and Cameron then gained recognition in the same year, after he began portraying Tim, in the crime science fiction drama “Stitchers”. It was created by Jeff Schechter, starred Emma Ishta, Kyle Harris and Ritesh Rajan, and follows a woman who has been hired by a secret government agency to enter the minds of dead people, and use their memories to solve their murders.
The series aired from 2015 to 2017, and was nominated for four awards. Cameron then went on to make a guest appearance in both the crime action adventure “S. W. A. T.”, and the crime action comedy “Barry”, before in 2020 playing Richard Jewell in the biographical crime drama “Manhunt”, which tells the story of an FBI profiler who helped identify the Unabomber.
Cameron is also widely known for his portrayal of Hazel, in the critically acclaimed action adventure comedy “The Umbrella Academy”, created by Steve Blackman and Jeremy Slater, and which starred Elliot Page and Tom Hopper. It follows former child heroes who have to reunite, as the world’s in danger once more. The series won seven of the 44 awards for which it was nominated, including two Primetime Emmy nominations.
Cameron’s most recent TV series role has been his portrayal of Will, in the 2021 comedy “Shrill”. He’s currently shooting for the upcoming mystery comedy mini-series “The Woman in the House”.
Roles in movies
Cameron made his debut film appearance in 2014, with his portrayal of Chet in the comedy “Camp Takota”. It follows Elise, who has begun working at her old summer camp, and has there met her old friends again. The same year also saw him play Alex in the drama “Redeemed”, and Tony, in the short science fiction thriller “Vice Versa”.
In 2015, Cameron was cast to play Mick, in the mystery thriller drama “Day Out of Days”. Written and directed by Zoe R. Cassavetes, it starred Alexia Landeau and Melanie Griffith, and follows a 40-year-old actress, who’s competing with younger actresses, trying to keep her place in Hollywood.
The film was nominated for two awards.
The year 2018 saw Cameron as Plague in the hit crime action drama “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” – his only other film role has been his portrayal of Cyrus in the 2020 science fiction comedy “All Earthly Constraints”.
Cameron made guest appearance in the 2015 talk-show “Noches con Platanito”, and in the 2019 talk-show “IMDb on the Scene – Interviews”.
Awards and nominations
He has won two of the six awards for which he has been nominated, all for his performance in the series “Mindhunter”.
In 2018, Cameron won an Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series, and a Gold Derby TV Award for Drama Guest Actor.
He has also been nominated for a 2017 IGN Summer Movie Award, a 2018 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, and two other Gold Derby Awards, in 2018 and 2019.
Love life and relationships
Cameron prefers to keep his personal matters to himself, and thus hasn’t shared many details concerning his love. He has, however, revealed that he’s a married man, but has uploaded only a single picture featuring his wife onto his Instagram account. Some people claim that Cameron met his wife while he was working as a pre-school teacher, and that she’s the mother of a boy who attended the school at which Cameron worked.
There are some rumors circulating the internet claiming that Cameron is perhaps gay, and that this is why he avoids talking about his love life. Some have even gone so far as to think that he has made up the story about having a wife, just to hide the fact that he’s gay, but none of this has been confirmed, nor addressed by Cameron.
As of July 2021, he’s married to a non-celebrity woman, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Cameron’s a dog-lover, revealing that he was once scared of pit bulls, but only until he got one for himself. The dog can be seen featured in some of his Instagram pictures, and is, as Cameron describes it, ‘as scary as a warm panini’.
He likes to play video games with his friends, and his favorite console is PlayStation 4. Cameron’s also keen on playing board games, and his favorite is “Scythe”.
He enjoys spending his spare time in nature, away from the overcrowded cities, and Cameron has visited various national parks around the US.
He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are the late Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and Julia Roberts, and some of his favorite movies include “Good Morning, Vietnam”, “Patch Adams” and “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”.
Age, height and net worth
Cameron’s age is 35. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, his height is 6ft 5ins (1.96m) and he weighs around 225lbs (102kgs).
As of July 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.