Tim Campbell (actor)

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Tim Campbell
Born (1975-09-27) 27 September 1975 (age 47)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation(s)Actor and singer
Years active1993–present
(m. 2014)

Tim Campbell (born 27 September 1975) is an Australian television and stage actor and singer, best known for playing the character of Dan Baker in the soap opera Home and Away between 2004 and 2008. In 2007, he came third in series 6 of Dancing with the Stars .



In 1993, Campbell appeared in two episodes of Home and Away as Brad. Throughout the 1990s, Campbell appeared in episodes of Heartbreak High , Police Rescue , The Day of the Roses and Wildside . In 1999, he appeared in 13 episodes of Big Sky as Blake Wallace. Smaller roles continued throughout the early 2000s, until 2003 where he played Constable Stubbs in the children's television series, Snobs . In 2004, Campbell was cast to play Dan Baker on Home and Away , where he appeared in 287 episodes. Campbell was a contestant in series six of Dancing with the Stars , which premiered on 20 February 2007. He ultimately placed third. He hosted National Bingo Night as well as the first season of travel series Discover Tasmania in 2007. Also in 2007, Campbell appeared as a contestant on Deal or No Deal: Dancing with the Deals , in which he won $23,999 for a home viewer. [1] [2]

In 2008, Campbell hosted Million Dollar Wheel of Fortune which was short lived before replacing Joey Fatone on hosting The Singing Bee from 2008 to 2010.

In 2010, Campbell played Mr Doyle in 13 episodes of Dead Gorgeous and between 2012 and 2013, he played Tom on House Husbands . Tom, with partner Kane (Gyton Grantley), raise a child together on the show, with the pairing becoming the first gay male couple with a child to be featured on an Australian prime-time drama series. [3] On 14 December 2013, it was announced that Campbell had been written out of the show and would not return for its third season. [4]


2000 Angst Barnsey
2001Rooms for Rent
2002Searching for Mr. Right.ComSimon
2005 The Great Raid Cpl. Friedberg
1993 Home and Away BradSeason 6, Episodes 84 & 90
1994 Heartbreak High Debating Team MemberSeason 1, Episode 7
1996 Police Rescue HugoSeason 5, Episode 1
1998 The Day of the Roses McCrossanMiniseries (2 episodes)
1999 Big Sky Blake WallaceSeason 2 (main role, 13 episodes)
1999 Wildside Hamish NashSeason 2, Episode 15
2000 Water Rats Peter KostosSeason 5, Episode 29
2001 Life Support Man with candleSeason 1, Episode 2
2001–02 Always Greener Joe FarnellSeason 1, Episodes 3, 5 & 16
2002 Beastmaster GalenSeason 3, Episode 16
2002 The Lost World Young ChallengerSeason 3, Episode 18
2002Life SupportPolice sketch artistSeason 2, episode 3
2002 McLeod's Daughters Finn O'NeillSeason 2, Episode 15
2003 White Collar Blue Father Michael ConnellySeason 2, Episode 4
2003 Snobs Constable StubbsSeason 1 (recurring, 13 episodes)
2004–07 Home and Away Dan Baker Seasons 17–20 (main role)
2005 Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure P.A.TV movie
2010 Dead Gorgeous Mr. DoyleSeason 1 (supporting, 13 episodes)
2010 Sea Patrol Harry EdwardsSeason 4, Episode 11
2011 Combat Hospital Capt. Clark HerndonSeason 1, Episode 8
2012–13 House Husbands Tom ParkerSeasons 1–2 (main role, 22 episodes)
2016 Please Like Me GeorgeSeason 4, Episode 3
2018 Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You Brendan MurphyMiniseries (1 episode)



Campbell released his debut studio album High School Disco on 4 April 2014. The album peaked at number 25 on the ARIA Charts. Campbell released his second studio album, Electrifying 80s in July 2018. [5]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
High School Disco 25
Electrifying 80s
  • Released: 27 July 2018
  • Label: Encore Records
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming

Personal life

In late 2007, rumours of Campbell dating singer Anthony Callea surfaced in the media. During an interview, Campbell confirmed that he is gay, but denied romantic involvement with Callea. [8] However, on 11 February 2008, during an appearance on Vega 91.5's breakfast programme, Campbell acknowledged that he and Callea had now progressed to being "an item" stating that they were "very happy" together. The couple later thanked their fans for the support they were shown after their relationship was made public. [9] On 18 August 2014, Campbell and Callea announced their engagement. [10]

On 17 November 2014, they announced they had been married in a ceremony in New Zealand. [11]

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Preceded by
Tamsyn Lewis & Arsen Kishishian
Dancing with the Stars (Australia) third place contestant
Season 6 (Early 2007 with Natalie Lowe)
Succeeded by
David Hobson & Karina Schembri
Preceded by
New series
Discover Tasmania co-presenter
(with Ed Halmagyi)

Succeeded by