Jack Campbell (actor)
Jack Campbell (born 2 November 1970) is an Australian actor. He is best known for his role of Dr. Steve Taylor in the Australian medical drama All Saints on Network Seven and his portrayal of infamous gangster "Big Jim" Devine in the Nine Network drama series Underbelly: Razor, based on the criminal underworld of Sydney in the 1920s.
|Years active||1990 – present|
Jack Campbell was born to farmers and graziers, Bruce and Ilma Campbell on 2 November 1970 in Sydney, Australia. The youngest of three boys, Campbell was raised on a wheat and cattle farm in the Australian Outback (Warrenbungles, N.S.W.
In 1990, Campbell moved to Sydney, where he pursued acting at The Actors Center in Surry Hills. Campbell soon appeared in several Australian television shows, before performing with the Sydney Theatre Company in Six Degrees of Separation. He then co-starred in the feature film, The Nostradamus Kid, alongside Noah Taylor and Miranda Otto.
From 1996 to 1998, Campbell had a leading role in the New Zealand drama series, City Life playing the Prime Minister's rebellious son, Aaron Kellett. After this, he starred in the successful New Zealand medical drama, Shortland Street as romantic lead, Dr. Daniel Buchanan (1998–2000). Campbell also appeared in New Zealand dramas, Jackson's Wharf and The Legend of William Tell, before travelling to New York where he studied at The Cay Michael Patten Acting Studio.
In 2003 Campbell returned to Australia where he created and hosted a popular internet radio show called "A Positive Spin". The radio show was a labor of love, sponsored by "The Salvation Army", it incorporated cognitive behavioral therapy, philosophy, humor, music and live studio interviews, and was designed to teach people, specifically Sydney's Inner City street kids, how to turn negatives into positives.
In 2006, Campbell starred in the first three episodes of the BBC/Nine Network co-production of Maddigan's Quest, a young adult - post apocalyptic drama series. This was followed by the feature film, Gabriel where he played Archangel Raphael. After this, Campbell starred in the BBC/ABC Co-Production of The Catalpa Rescue, playing Captain Anthony.
In 2007–2009, Campbell played Dr. Steve Taylor in Australia's number one medical drama, All Saints on the Seven Network. During this time at the request of Tourism Tasmania, Campbell hosted Discover Tasmania, a lifestyle program that also aired on the Seven Network. Campbell then joined soap opera, Home and Away as Michael Patton, before guest starring in the Australian TV drama, Sea Patrol playing troubled mercenary, Garth Davidson.
In 2011 Campbell appeared in the feature film, Burning Man, before starring as Sydney's infamous 1920s gangster, Big Jim Devine in Australia's highest rating television drama series, Underbelly: Razor for the Nine Network.
In 2014 Campbell starred as hardened farmer and devoted family man, Adam Wilson in the feature film, The Pack. This thriller made its world premiere at the 2015 Fantasy Filmfest and later secured United States distribution on Netflix in 2016.
In 2016 Campbell appeared for the Nine Network in the mini-series House of Bond playing America's Cup skipper John Bertrand. Campbell also starred alongside Lee Byung-hun and Gong Hyo-jin in the dramatic Korean feature film Single Rider which was released by Warner Bros in 2017.
In 2018 Campbell starred in a weird western film called Aurora about the first recorded UFO crash in American history. And most recently Campbell appeared in the feature film "The American King" due for U.S release in 2019.
In 2019 Jack played a Private Detective in a short Australian Film Noir titled The Case of the Shanghaied Songbird. It premiered at the Křivoklát Castle north of Prague in 2019
Campbell was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 1994 Australian Film Critic's Awards. He was nominated for his role of MacAlister in the feature film, The Nostradamus Kid. Campbell was also nominated for Most Popular New Male Talent at the Australian 2008 Logie Awards. He was nominated for his role of Dr. Steve Taylor in the medical drama, All Saints.
|1993||The Nostradamus Kid||McAlister|
|2001||The Money Shot||Jason Speers||Short|
|2007||Devil's Gateway||Derek Rant|
|2007||The Catalpa Rescue||Captain Anthony|
|2010||Venus Man Trap||Jim||Short|
|2010||The Burnt Cork||Matthew||Short|
|2015||The Pack||Adam Wilson|
|2018||Along the Bed's Edge Sitting||Mr. Siskin||Short|
|2019||The American King- As told by an African Priestess||Vladimir|
|20??||Mafia||Vladimir Cheniy||Short, completed|
|20??||Choir Girl||Daddy||Feature, completed|
|2019||The Case of the Shanghaied Songbird||Frank Drennan||Short, completed|
|1990||A Country Practice||Red||"The Golden Fleece: Part 1"|
|1992||Police Rescue||Mark Orland||"Sugar"|
|1996–98||City Life||Aaron Kellett||Main role|
|1998||The Legend of William Tell||Alexim||"Darkness and Light"|
|1998–99||Shortland Street||Dr. Daniel Buchanan||Regular role|
|2001||Shortland Street||Dr. Daniel Buchanan||Regular role|
|2006||Maddigan's Quest||Ferdy||"Road Rats", "Greentown", "Pilgrim's Vantage"|
|2007–2009||All Saints||Dr. Steven Taylor||Main role|
|2010||Home and Away||Michael Patton||Recurring role|
|2011||Sea Patrol||Garth Davidson||"Saving Ryan"|
|2011||Underbelly: Razor||Jim Devine||Main role|
|2017||House of Bond||John Bertrand||TV miniseries|
- "Alumni". Caymichael Patten Acting Studio. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 27 October 2020.
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- "AURORA practical effects retro time-travel creature feature by Thomas Negovan". Kickstarter. Retrieved 27 October 2020.
- Film Critics Circle of Australia
| Discover Tasmania co-presenter
(with Ed Halmagyi)