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William "Bill" Bellamy (born April 7, 1965) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He currently resides in California. 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.

Bellamy attended Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange, New Jersey before moving on to major in economics at Rutgers University.

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, The Brothers, How to Be a Player, Getting Played and Any Given Sunday. He also appeared on two episodes of the TV show Kenan and Kel. He also played 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 current host and executive producer of Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes? on TV One. The show is in its fourth season. He also appears frequently as a "roundtable" guest on the late night E! talk show Chelsea Lately.

Bellamy is also the cousin of basketball player Shaquille O'Neal.

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

According to the Whitest Kids U' Know sketch, "The God Says Song,' killing Bill Bellamy is the only passage to heaven.

He is a Rutgers University alumnus.

He is a avid New York Knicks fan.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William "Bill" Bellamy (born April 7, 1965) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He currently resides in California. 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.

Bellamy attended Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange, New Jersey before moving on to major in economics at Rutgers University.

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, The Brothers, How to Be a Player, Getting Played and Any Given Sunday. He also appeared on two episodes of the TV show Kenan and Kel. He also played 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 current host and executive producer of Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes? on TV One. The show is in its fourth season. He also appears frequently as a "roundtable" guest on the late night E! talk show Chelsea Lately.

Bellamy is also the cousin of basketball player Shaquille O'Neal.

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

According to the Whitest Kids U' Know sketch, "The God Says Song,' killing Bill Bellamy is the only passage to heaven.

He is a Rutgers University alumnus.

He is a avid New York Knicks fan.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 41

Birthday 1965-04-07

Place of Birth Newark - New Jersey - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

A Dark Foe as Rocco
2018 Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: I'm Still Laughing as Host - Comedian
2017 Def Comedy Jam 25 as Himself
2016 Kindergarten Cop 2 as Agent Sanders
2016 The Bounce Back as Terry Twist
2014 10 Rules for Sleeping Around as Dwayne
2013 Bill Bellamy's Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour as Himself
2013 Noobz as Brian Bankrupt Simmons
2012 Bill Bellamy: Crazy Sexy Dirty as Himself
2012 Phunny Business: A Black Comedy as Himself
2012 I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac as Himself
2010 Lottery Ticket as Giovanni
2010 BlackBoxTV Presents (2 episodes) as Headshot
2009 White Collar (1 episode) as Delmon Wells
2009 Celebrity Ghost Stories (1 episode)
2009 Castle (1 episode) as Mickey Reed
2009 Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy as Himself
2008 The Wendy Williams Show (2 episodes)
2007 October Road (3 episodes)
2006 Who's Got Jokes? (16 episodes)
2005 Getting Played as Mark Sellers
2005 Bill Bellamy: Back to My Roots as Himself
2005 Neverwas as Martin Sands
2003 Comedy Knockouts
2002 Half & Half (1 episode)
2002 Fastlane (22 episodes) as Deaqon Hayes
2002 Buying the Cow as Jonesy
2001 Men, Women & Dogs (13 episodes) as Jeremiah
2001 The Brothers as Brian Palmer
1999 Any Given Sunday as Jimmy Sanderson
1999 Love Stinks as Larry Garnett
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1 episode)
1998 Cousin Skeeter (52 episodes)
1997 The View (1 episode)
1997 How To Be A Player as Drayton Jackson
1997 Love Jones as Hollywood
1996 The Jamie Foxx Show (1 episode)
1996 Kenan & Kel (2 episodes)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (7 episodes)
1993 Who's the Man? as K.K.
1989 Baywatch (1 episode)

Production

2012 Bill Bellamy: Crazy Sexy Dirty Executive Producer
2006 Who's Got Jokes? (16 episodes)Producer

Writing

2005 Bill Bellamy: Back to My Roots Writer

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