Chicago’s “Best Stand-Up Comedian” – The Chicago Reader


Jamie Campbell is a Chicago-based actor, stand-up comedian, improviser, and playwright.  He is one of the stars of the upcoming feature-film Dirtbags, and the host of the live, weekly late-night talk show Talk Hard.  He improvises professionally with the ensemble of The ComedySportz Theatre and The Annoyance Theatre’s house ensemble, and is the founder of the stand-up collective 100 Proof Comedy.


 “…hilarious and savvy…” “…bombastic genius…”– Dan Telfer, Comedy Central’s @midnight

“…funny as hell…”  ”…prolific…”– James Allen Kamp,

“…Jamie Campbell, who—not unlike Jimmy Pardo—comes across as a witty tough guy with a self-deprecating soft spot.” - Dan Jakes, The Chicago Reader

“…a really great improviser…this guy blew me away!” – Jimmy Carrane, Improv Nerd

“…a hilarious guy, an expert improviser, and an all-around intense and awesome person.”  – Tia Ayers,

“…top notch.”  - Lee Klawans, Chicago Examiner

“…seasoned beyond his years.”The Northeastern

“I went to ComedySportz and watched Jamie Campbell bring the house down, as usual. This guy is such a great host and an even better headliner. “ – Cayse Llorens, CelebTango

“I love to watch Jamie Campbell.” – Kelsie Huff, Gapers Block

one of “Chicago’s finest humorists” – Chicago Tribune