Heather Donahue

Heather Donahue

Highest Rated: 86% The Blair Witch Project (1999)

Lowest Rated: 11% Boys and Girls (2000)

Birthday: Dec 22, 1974

Birthplace: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA

Though she may never eat a Powerbar again, Heather Donahue claims she would "do it again in a heartbeat," subject herself to the guerilla filmmaking methods of Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez, co-directors of the surprise blockbuster "The Blair Witch Project" (1999). Chosen for her improvisational ability following five call-back auditions, she found herself, along with fellow actors Joshua Leonard and Michael Williams, smack in the middle of a conceptual piece, filming the raw footage that would become "Blair Witch" after a two-day crash course on how to load and operate both 16mm and Hi-8 video cameras. Equipping their charges with Global Positioning System (GPS) headsets, the directors deposited them in the Maryland woods and led them to predetermined sites where the exercise in first-person terror would play out. The shoot covered eight days, and the actors really roughed it, camping out and sometimes having their sleep interrupted by the production team creating drama for them to capture.

Highest rated movies

The Blair Witch Project
New Suit
Boys and Girls

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 7% The Morgue Nan (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 0% Morgue Unknown (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 13% Manticore Cpl. Keats (Character) - 2005
71% 43% New Suit Molly (Character) $67.5K 2002
No Score Yet 63% Seven and a Match Whit (Character) - 2001
11% 50% Boys and Girls Megan (Character) $20.8M 2000
86% 56% The Blair Witch Project Heather Donahue (Character) $140.5M 1999

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Taken Unknown (Character) 2002
No Score Yet 100% The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 2001
No Score Yet 100% The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2000