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Bill Bellamy
Legendary Entertainer, Comic, Actor, Groundbreaking Host/MTV Jams, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
Alyssa Weinberger

Bill Bellamyis a versatile entertainer renowned for his dynamic presence in stand-up comedy, acting, and television hosting. Making his mark in the early 1990s, Bellamy emerged as a standout comic on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam” before securing his own special on Showtime. Building on his success, Bellamy became a fixture on MTV, notably as the original host of the groundbreaking series “MTV Jams” and “MTV Beach House.”

Transitioning seamlessly into acting, he starred in numerous films, including “The Brothers,” nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture, Oliver Stone’s “Any Given Sunday,” and Netflix’s critically acclaimed “Self Made.” Bellamy’s television credits include Fox’s “Fastlane,” NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” (as host), and TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland.”

While he has ventured into various entertainment realms, comedy remains at the core of his work. With additional specials on Showtime and hosting and executive producing “Bill Bellamy’s Got Jokes,” he continues to tour regularly, spreading his energetic and infectious humor nationwide. Bellamy provides and all-access, backstage pass to his life in his recently released memoir, “Top Billin’: Stories of Laughter, Lessons, and Triumph.”

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