Anna Ragsdale Camp (born September 27, 1982) is an American actress and singer.
Sarah Newlin in True Blood
She is known for her role as Sarah Newlin in True Blood, and her recurring roles in Mad Men, The Good Wife, and The Mindy Project. She is also known for her role as Aubrey Posen in Pitch Perfect (2012), Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), and the upcoming Pitch Perfect 3 (2017). She made her Broadway debut in the 2008 production of A Country House and played Jill Mason in the 2008 Broadway revival of Equus. In 2012, she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her performance in the Off-Broadway play All New People. Camp played Jane Hollander, a researcher for the fictitious News of the Week magazine in the Amazon series Good Girls Revolt. Also had a role in the major hit movie The Help.
Camp played the role of Perfect in columbinus in 2005. In 2007, she was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for her performance in the Off-Broadway play The Scene. She played Jill Mason in the 2008 Broadway revival of Equus at the Broadhurst Theatre, which starred Daniel Radcliffe as Alan Strang. Speaking about the role, Camp said, “I had a lot of thought; I didn’t even know if I was going to do Equus because of the nudity and because of the high profile of it. But you only live once and you have to take those risks because you’ll only be a better person or actor because of it.”
Reinventing the Wheelers
Camp appeared in Reinventing the Wheelers, a 2007 television pilot which was not ordered to series by ABC. In 2008, she had a role in the pilot of the ABC television dramedy Cashmere Mafia. She had a starring role as Sarah Newlin in the second season of the HBO supernatural drama series True Blood, which earned her a nomination for a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series; Camp had earlier auditioned for the role of Sookie Stackhouse.
How I Met Your Mother
Camp has made guest appearances on The Office (2009), Glee (2009), Numb3rs (2010), and Covert Affairs (2010). She has had recurring roles in the fourth season of the AMC drama series Mad Men (2010) and the third season of the CBS legal drama series The Good Wife (2011–2012) and How I Met Your Mother (2013).
play written by Zach Braff
In 2011, Camp starred in the premiere of All New People, a play written by Zach Braff and staged at Second Stage Theatre; the production was directed by Peter DuBois and also starred Justin Bartha, David Wilson Barnes and Krysten Ritter.
The Mindy Project
Camp had a starring role in the first season of Fox sitcom The Mindy Project, and played Aubrey Posen in the 2012 musical comedy film Pitch Perfect and reprised her role in Pitch Perfect 2.
Most recently, she has a recurring role in Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt as Deirdre Robespierre.