Joey Camen

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Joey Camen
Born United States
Occupation Voice actor, comedian, writer
Years active 1977–present
Home town Detroit, Michigan

Joey Camen is an American voice actor, comedian and writer.[1]


Camen arrived in Hollywood at the age of 17 from Detroit, Michigan.[no citations needed here] At age 18 he was a regular performer and master of ceremonies at The Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip.[2] A year later, he was mentored by voice-over actor Daws Butler - better known as the voices of Yogi Bear and Huckleberry Hound.[no citations needed here]

As a voice-over actor Camen has worked on numerous projects, including video games Skylanders: Giants, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, and Mafia II; the online series Sam & Max, where he voiced two seasons as Bosco and the entire Jimmy 2 Teeth family, and films such as The House of Magic.[3] Camen has voiced spots for various TV and radio commercials. In addition, he was the voice of McGruff the Crime Dog for a series of DVDs shown in public schools throughout the United States.[no citations needed here]

As a stand-up comic,[4] he has headlined at comedy venues in Las Vegas and in comedy clubs across the country and was the opening act for The Pointer Sisters, Richard Pryor, and Marvin Gaye.[no citations needed here]

As an actor Camen has appeared in such films as American Pop[1] and The Hollywood Knights.[1] He has appeared on such television series as The Steve Harvey Show[1] and The Richard Pryor Show.

Camen's filmmaking credits include the comedy short Bernie - A Love Story about a man and his mattress in which he was writer-director-producer and actor. The short won the Bronze Award at the Houston International Film Festival.



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