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International film star Paul Campbell at the 1st AfriCaribbean Comedy Blowout Philadelphia 12/30

Star of Shottas, Third World Cop, Dancehall Queen etc., hosting multi-cultural comedy event in Philadelphia Fri.Dec. 30 at theStarlight Ballroom.

 
 
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PRLog - Dec. 19, 2011 - PHILADELPHIA -- Paul Campbell is heralded as Jamaica's most popular contemporary actor of screen and stage. In Jamaica his distinctive voice can be heard, on the local radio as the voice of Fame-FM where he delivers the station's many sound bites. He is recognized not only in Jamaica, but also throughout the Caribbean, the African American Communities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan and throughout Africa, For his leading roles in Palm Picture's _Lunatic, The (1991/I)_, the notorious and unforgettable villain priest, in Dancehall Queen (1997) and the highest grossing film out of Jamaica, Jamaican Beat (1998), Third World Cop (1999), Shottas (2001), First Sunday (2008) with Ice Cube and Tracy Morgan, Machete Joe (2010) and Out the Gate (2011).  

Television credits include leading roles in Entry Denied, Final Verdict, Country of the one-Eyed God, and Salome for Television Jamaica Corporation.

His stage credits include leading roles in Intermission, Flame Heart, Checkers, The Mikado, and White Witch of Rose Hall, Foreign Mind, Masquerade and Mansong for various prestigious theaters companies. Paul Campbell has also worked in the United Kingdom and the United States, his credits include the lead role of Bogle in "Catch A Fire" for BBC TV, and the lead roles in the stage productions Nine Nights, Whiplash, Jumbie Jamboree and Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice". His New York credits include the world premiere of the Stage Production, Christopher Columbus by Nikos Kazantzakis (Zorba the Greek and The Last Temptation of Christ) directed by Tony Award winner, Mr. Lloyd Richards.

Mr. Campbell, who attended the Jamaica School of Drama in Kingston, Jamaica is also an accomplished painter whose works have been exhibited in Kingston, Jamaica, London, England and Lugano, Switzerland. Mr. Campbell was honored at the Media-mix 25th Anniversary Award Ceremony were he won the Doctor Bird Award (The Jamaican Academy Award) for excellence of performance in film and Television. Mr. Campbell has also been awarded the best actor award at the Jamerican Film and Music Festival two years in succession.

Campbell recently overcame a battle with cancer and has released a biopic outlining the journey of his life, a journey that included stardom and homelessness. "Paul Campbell: The Life and Times of a Jamaican Movie Star," highlights aspects of Campbell's life as he develops as a person and an actor. It also gives insights into Jamaican life and culture that many will find intriguing.

This amazing actor will visit Philadelphia and host The First AfriCaribbean Comedy Blowout Friday, December 30 at Starlight Ballroom located at 460 N. Ninth St. in the Northern Liberties section of the city.  Mr. Campbell will host this multi-cultural event featuring professional comedians representing The Caribbean, Africa and U.S.A.  The comedians are: Marc Trinidad representing Trinidad, Frank "Trixx" Agyemang of Africa, Ruperto Vanderpool of the Dominican Republic, Owen "Blakka" Ellis of Jamaica and A.G.White for the U.S.  The beautiful and talented reggae/rock songstress will wrap the show singing all of her most notable tunes.

Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door.  Tickets are available online at Ticketfly.com.  Visit our event page at: http://www.facebook.com/events/204856846251305/

Say goodbye to 2011 with belly laughs and come join us in this night of unity, comedy and fine entertainment.  After-party to follow immediately after on site until 2am.

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