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Also Known As: Died: October 2, 2005
Born: October 30, 1934 Cause of Death: As the result of a fall outside his home
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession:

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Born in London, England, Hamilton Camp was evacuated to the United States with his mother and sister to escape the dangers of World War II. He was a child actor on stage and screen in the late 1940s and early 1950s. His first taste of fame came as a singer and songwriter (going by 'Bob' Camp at the time) with partner Bob Gibson in the early 1960s when the folk music scene exploded. They had a bestselling live album with 1964's "Gibson & Camp at the Gate of Horn," which Camp followed with the writing and recording of the folk classic ⿿Pride of Man,⿝ later to become a hit with Quicksilver Messenger Service and Gordon Lightfoot. He returned to acting when the folk movement lost its momentum, and appeared in the action comedy "The Perils of Pauline" on the big screen and in a supporting role in the Richard Benjamin/Paula Prentiss sitcom "He & She" in 1967. He continued bouncing back and forth from guest spots on popular television shows to small roles in features throughout the 1980s and 1990s. He found his true calling as a voice actor, however, working on such animated classics as "The Smurfs," "Scooby-Doo," "The Jetsons," "The Flintstones," "DuckTales," and the cult favorite "The Tick." He died of...

Born in London, England, Hamilton Camp was evacuated to the United States with his mother and sister to escape the dangers of World War II. He was a child actor on stage and screen in the late 1940s and early 1950s. His first taste of fame came as a singer and songwriter (going by 'Bob' Camp at the time) with partner Bob Gibson in the early 1960s when the folk music scene exploded. They had a bestselling live album with 1964's "Gibson & Camp at the Gate of Horn," which Camp followed with the writing and recording of the folk classic ⿿Pride of Man,⿝ later to become a hit with Quicksilver Messenger Service and Gordon Lightfoot. He returned to acting when the folk movement lost its momentum, and appeared in the action comedy "The Perils of Pauline" on the big screen and in a supporting role in the Richard Benjamin/Paula Prentiss sitcom "He & She" in 1967. He continued bouncing back and forth from guest spots on popular television shows to small roles in features throughout the 1980s and 1990s. He found his true calling as a voice actor, however, working on such animated classics as "The Smurfs," "Scooby-Doo," "The Jetsons," "The Flintstones," "DuckTales," and the cult favorite "The Tick." He died of a heart attack in 2005.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Joe Dirt (2001)
3.
 Almost Heroes (1998) Pratt
4.
 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996) Voice Of Chihuahua
5.
 Little Indian, Big City (1996) Jonavisky (English Voice Cast)
6.
 Pebble and the Penguin, The (1995) Voice Of Magellenic 2
7.
 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1993) Prospector Eddie
8.
 Gahan Wilson's Diner (1992) Voice
9.
 Arena (1991) Shorty
10.
 Dick Tracy (1990) Store Clerk
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