Paul Campbell (Canadian actor)
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Paul Campbell on the red carpet at CTV Television Network's 2014 Upfront presentation.
June 22, 1979
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Paul Campbell (born June 22, 1979) is a Canadian actor.
Life and career
Campbell made his first foray into comedy in 2005, starring in the Bill Lawrence TV pilot Nobody's Watching, for The WB. The pilot was not picked up to series but gained later notoriety when it was posted to YouTube. He starred in National Lampoon's Bag Boy with Dennis Farina in 2007.
In 2008, Campbell appeared in the romantic comedy Play the Game alongside Andy Griffith, Doris Roberts, Liz Sheridan, and Marla Sokoloff. Campbell played a young ladies' man who teaches his lonely, widowed grandfather how to re-enter the dating world after a 60-year hiatus.
Also in 2008, Campbell, playing "Billy" for the second time co-starred on NBC's Knight Rider re-boot.
In March 2009, Campbell was cast in an ABC comedy pilot based on the British series No Heroics, which revolves around four B-list superheroes. He played the leader of the group, Pete, aka Chillout, a Canadian-born superhero who can freeze small objects. The pilot was not picked up by ABC.
In 2010 Campbell starred in the comedy series Almost Heroes alongside series co-creator Ryan Belleville and actors Colin Mochrie, Lauren Ash and Athena Karkanis. The series debuted on Showcase in June 2011, with the finale of the eight-episode first season airing July 21.
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- "Canada's CTV Orders Dave Foley Comedy 'Spun Out' to Series". The Hollywood Reporter, March 7, 2013.