Jamie Campbell’s performing career began at the age of 15, when he had a recurring character on the short-lived children’s television show Kids’ Cafe. Since 2007, Jamie has been performing his high energy brand of comedy all over the United States, including appearances in The TBS Just For Laughs Festival, The New Orleans Comedy Arts Festival, and The Chicago Improv Festival. Based out of Chicago, Jamiehas performed on just about every stage that matters in The Windy City, including The Laugh Factory, Zanies, The Lincoln Lodge, The Comedy Bar, Chicago Underground Comedy, and many more. He is a cast member of 100 Proof Comedy at The ComedySportz Theatre, and has shared the stage with Tim Meadows, Hannibal Buress, Sean Patton, Darren Carter, John Roy, Dan Telfer, Harrisson Greenbaum, Michael Palascak, Bill Chott, Russ Williamson, Lil’ Rel, and many other notable comics.
In addition to stand-up, Jamie is also an accomplished actor, improviser, and playwright. He improvises professionally as an ensemble member at ComedySportz, as part of the comedy/hip-hop duo known as Diva, and as a member of The Stevens Family. He can be seen every Saturday evening at The Annoyance Theatre, performing in their long-running, smash hit Fuck You, I Love You, Bye: The Rahm Emanuel Story, and monthly at The Playground in the cult hit The Telethon.
Jamie has been featured in several short-films, including internet sensation Awkward Spaceship’s Voltron in Real Life, and the popular series Creative Has Nothing For You. He has also had featured roles in two independent pilots – Road to Nowhere and Life Support, and has appeared on several television networks, including ABC, CBS, and TruTV.
As a playwright, Jamie co-wrote (and directed) four play, which was selected as the “Best New Work” in Chicago Theatre in 2010 by Broadway World. In 2011, he received top honors at Stage Left Theatre’s annual Drekfest. His latest play, Hotline, was recently workshopped by Brain Surgeon Theatre.
He has been a regular guest on many popular podcasts, including Rye Bread Radio, and Red Bar Radio, and voiced the intro for Comedians You Should Know’s self-titled album, which peaked at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts.