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Early 2007 had the broadcast of a season-eight Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode, in which her drug-addict character Charlotte Truex cannot recall her actions on the night her mother was murdered, and the premiere of the independent drama Black Irish, where her character Kathleen Mc Kay, the sister of lead actor Michael Angarano's character Cole, has to deal with teenage pregnancy.
Van Camp's next big role came at age 20 when Everwood creator Greg Berlanti cast her as a regular midway into the first season of the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters, which he was showrunning, offering her the part directly.
“Just watched @hotgirlswanted and was shocked to tears.
Go watch it and prepare to want to empower young girls everywhere @iamrashidajones,” the 29-year-old actress tweeted on the same day.
While working on the show, she found the time to star in the independent dramedy Norman in mid-2008, which earned her awards from the San Diego Film Festival and the Breckenridge Festival of Film, her only wins to date.
The film has her playing the girlfriend of main character Norman Long, played by Dan Byrd, who pretends he is dying of cancer.
When she was 12, she was accepted to the École supérieure de ballet du Québec, the training program of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Her character was present in one scene and spoke no dialogue, playing opposite a 17-year-old Elisha Cuthbert.
Van Camp followed this with a turn as a teenage Jackie Bouvier in the Emmy-nominated CBS TV movie Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis and a guest spot on YTV sitcom Radio Active.
Based on a true story, the film centers on Van Camp's character Alice, a 28-year-old assistant book editor and aspiring writer.