Staying busy is not a problem for comedian Bill Bellamy, whose flourishing career encompasses the worlds of feature film, television, comedy and more. His career is on the rise, yet his feet remain firmly planted on the ground.
Bellamy entered comedy as a lark. While at Rutgers University,
comedian Bill Bellamy entered a male beauty pageant and won after he
showcased a hidden talent –comedy. After winning numerous amateur
competitions, Bellamy moved on to work his act in some of the top
comedy clubs across the country. Comedian Bill Bellamy made his
national television debut as a featured guest on Showtime at the
Apollo. His success with the “toughest audience in the world”
caught the attention of comedy producers Bernie Brillstein and Russell
Simmons. The two immediately signed him on as a guest star of HBO’s
Def Comedy Jam. Soon after, Bellamy starred in his own Showtime comedy
special BOOTY CALL, which became one of the network’s top-rated
In the 2002 – 2003 television season, comedian Bill starred in the FOX series FASTLANE from McG, director of Charlie’s Angels. The one-hour drama followed two cops, Bellamy as Deaqon Hayes and Peter Facinelli as Van Ray, as they go undercover to take down the highest – and lowest – criminals in Los Angeles.
In 2001, comedian Bill Bellamy starred in the WB sitcom MEN, WOMEN & DOGS, and co-starred in the Screen Gems comedy hit THE BROTHERS. Bellamy was also
the host of MTV JAMZ for 5 years.
Bellamy made his feature film debut in the spring of 1997, in the critically acclaimed romantic comedy LOVE JONES for New Line Cinema. Comedian Bill Bellamy successfully followed that with his leading man debut in the hit comedy, Def Jam’s HOW TO BE A PLAYER for Gramercy Pictures in the summer of 1997. Bellamy also starred in Oliver Stone's ANY GIVEN SUNDAY.
For five years comedian Bill Bellamy had the unique opportunity to
host MTV JAMZ where comedian Bill Bellamy was able to cleverly blend
an eclectic mix of street culture, locker room observations and a
myriad of experiences placing comedian Bill Bellamy well ahead of the
new generation of funny men.