Joey Camen

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Joey Camen
Born United States
Occupation Voice actor, comedian, writer
Years active 1977–present
Home town Detroit, Michigan

Joey Camen is an American voice actor, comedian and writer. He is known for his voice over work in various video games and movies.


Camen arrived in Hollywood at the age of 17 from Detroit, Michigan.[citation needed] At age 18 he was a regular performer and master of ceremonies at The Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip.[1] A year later, he was mentored by voice-over actor Daws Butler - better known as the voices of Yogi Bear and Huckleberry Hound.[citation needed]

As a voice-over actor Camen has worked on numerous projects, including video games Skylanders: Giants, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, and Mafia II; the online series Sam & Max, where he voiced two seasons as Bosco and the entire Jimmy 2 Teeth family, and films such as The House of Magic.[2] Camen has voiced spots for various TV and radio commercials. In addition, he was the voice of McGruff the Crime Dog for a series of DVDs shown in public schools throughout the United States.[citation needed]

As a stand-up comic,[3] he has headlined at comedy venues in Las Vegas and in comedy clubs across the country and was the opening act for The Pointer Sisters, Richard Pryor, and Marvin Gaye.[citation needed]

As an actor Camen has appeared in such films as American Pop[4] and The Hollywood Knights.[4] He has appeared on such television series as The Steve Harvey Show[4] and The Richard Pryor Show.

Camen's filmmaking credits include the comedy short Bernie - A Love Story about a man and his mattress in which he was writer-director-producer and actor. The short won the Bronze Award at the Houston International Film Festival.



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