Tommy Campbell (actor)

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Tommy Campbell
Citizenship
  • Canada
  • Ireland
Occupation
  • Comedian
  • Actor
  • Writer
Websitewww.tommycampbell.ca

Tommy Campbell (born October 6, 1978) is a stand-up comedian, actor and writer. He is a dual-citizen of Ireland and Canada.

Contents

Career

Comedy

Campbell regularly serves as the opener for comedian Jim Jefferies during his Canadian tours. [1]

In 2016, Campbell released Hamster Pimp, a stand-up comedy album that charted in the top twenty-five on iTunes and aired on Sirius XM. In 2017, he released "Stupid Shaming", which also airs on Sirius XM. Tommy Campbell has been featured on stand-up comedy shows in England, Ireland, Austria, Mumbai, Scotland, Wales, France, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Greece, Croatia, Singapore, Cyprus, Japan, Hong Kong, The Philippines, the United States and Canada. He spent ten years based in London, England where he was a regular at The Comedy Store, London, The 99 Club, The Comedy Cafe, Jongleurs, Headliners, Highlight, Lee Hurst's Backyard Comedy Club, Big Night Out Comedy Clubs, The Funny Side Comedy Clubs and many others.

In 2004 and 2005 he was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award. [2]

Writing

Tommy Campbell is a member of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain. He wrote and starred in the SXSW award-winning 'Clone' commercial for Walmart [3] [4] and his screenplay "The Vile" was a "winner" at the 2011 Nevada Film Festival. [5] He is an original member of the Funny or Die Community where he contributes videos as a writer/director. His videos "Deuce Bag," "Undercover Boss – Pimp," and "Saxophone Hero" have been featured on the front page of Funny or Die. His latest short film, Secret Agent Problems, had multiple screenings around the world including the Calgary International Film Festival, [6] London International Film Festival, Just for Laughs, Cinevic, Singapore Film Festival and the Muskoka International Film Festival.

Campbell regularly contributes to the Huff Post. [7]

Campbell has also published a comedy book, The Slacker Confessions, in 2003. [8]

Works

Films

YearTitleRoleNotes
2001CoilDetective Len Bias
2008 The Dark Knight Passenger
2010 Green Zone Chopper Comms Commander
2012 Hyde Park on Hudson Hungry Driver #2
2013 The President's Staff Dan Dale
2014 Edge of Tomorrow Drop Ship Pilot

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1999 Angel Links Kosei HidaVoice for English version; 12 episodes
2000 Ayashi no Ceres Aki MikageVoice for English version; 23 episodes
2007 George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight Himself
2009 The Philanthropist Agent Aaron Logan1 episode
2011–2015 Matt Hatter Chronicles Matt Hatter42 episodes
2011 Doctor Who Sergeant1 episode
2011 MI-5 US Marine1 episode
2012 Bad Education Self Defence VO1 episode
2014 Supernatural Ric Young1 episode
2014 Arrow Lead Gunman1 episode
2017Alberta PrimetimeHimself

Video Games

YearTitleRoleNotes
2011 Crysis 2 Staff Sergeant Rainer
2012 Need for Speed: Most Wanted SUV Cop
2013 Crysis 3 Soldiers
2016 Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Gaalsien Catamaran

Discography

YearTitleNotes
2016Hamster Pimp [9]
2017Stupid Shaming [10]

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  4. Tommy Campbell (March 19, 2012), Walmart – Clone , retrieved March 27, 2018
  5. "Nevada Film Festival Screenplay Winners". Archived from the original on November 3, 2012.
  6. "Secret Agent Problems | Calgary International Film Festival". www.calgaryfilm.com. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  7. "Tommy Campbell | HuffPost". www.huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  8. 1978–, Campbell, Tommy (2002). The slacker confessions : true, comical stories from a decade of day jobs. Toronto, ON: Hidden Brook Press. ISBN   9781894553322. OCLC   49603654.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  9. Hamster Pimp by Tommy Campbell on iTunes, August 16, 2016, retrieved March 27, 2018
  10. Stupid Shaming, September 25, 2017, retrieved March 27, 2018