Bill Bellamy

Bill Bellamy

Infobox actor
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location = Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
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spouse = Kristen Baker (2001-present)
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notable role = Hollywood in "Love Jones"
Drayton Jackson in "How to Be a Player"
Skeeter (voice) in "Cousin Skeeter"
Brian Palmer in "The Brothers"
Deaqon "Deaq" Hayes in "Fastlane"
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Bill Bellamy (born April 7, 1965 Fact|date=July 2008) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He currently resides in Columbus, OH. Bellamy first gained national notoriety on HBO's Russell Simmons' "Def Comedy Jam", where he is credited for creating or uttering before a televised audience, the phrase "booty call", described as a late night call to a potential paramour with the intention of meeting strictly for sex.

For many years, Bellamy was a staple on MTV, being a VJ and the host of several MTV programs including "MTV Jamz" and "MTV Beach House". He went on to star in a number of movies, including "Fled", "Love Jones", "How to Be a Player" and "Any Given Sunday". He also appeared on two episodes of the TV show "Kenan and Kel." He also did the voice of Skeeter on the Nickelodeon television show Cousin Skeeter.

In 2002, Bill Bellamy was given a co-starring role in the Fox Network television show "Fastlane" alongside Peter Facinelli and Tiffani Thiessen.

Bellamy is the host of a stand-up comic show called "Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes?" on TV One. He is currently hosting the sixth season of "Last Comic Standing" on NBC.

Bellamy has also provided voice acting to Marcus Hill, a playable character in the 2005 updated version of the NARC video game.

Bellamy's cousin is Phoenix Suns center Shaquille O'Neal. []

Partial filmography

* "Who's the Man?" (1993)
* "The Bill Bellamy Show" (1996)
* "Fled" (1996)
* "Love Jones" (1997)
* "How to Be a Player" (1997)
* "Cousin Skeeter" (1998) (voice of Skeeter)
* "Kenan and Kel" (1999)
* "Love Stinks" (1999)
* "Any Given Sunday" (1999)
* "The Brothers" (2001)
* "Fastlane" (2002)
* "Getting Played" (2005)

External links

* [ Official Bill Bellamy Web Site]


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