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Name: Scott Allan Campbell  
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Date of Birth: 6th August 1959
Place of Birth: Florida, USA
Profession: Actor
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Scott Campbell is a Detroit, USA born musician, composer, and actor. Campbell began writing poetry at the age of six and songs at the age of eight. He taught himself guitar, piano, alto saxophone, oboe, violin, and multitrack audio recording. He formed Nebula Records in 1973 and released the single Apparition/Astral Spirit in 1974 under the band name Apparition, playing all the instruments on both songs.

Scott formed The Sillies in 1977, considered Detroit's first modern punk rock band. He founded Bookie's Club 870 in 1978, Detroit's first concert nightclub since the teen clubs of the 1960's. The Police, Ultravox, The Damned, John Cale, Peter Hammill, The Cramps, and many other acts made their Detroit debuts at Bookie's and numerous other clubs catering to original live music sprang up as a result of the success of Bookie's.

Campbell later went on to found Todd's and present concerts and benefits around Detroit. He began performing under his own name in 1983 and released the single I'm Saving Myself For Angela Cartwright in 1986. Campbell appeared in the films "Mirror, Mirror" (1989) and "Hoffa" (1992). He also produced and hosted "Music Box" on Detroit TV from 1985 to 1992 and the "Detroit Music Scene" radio program from 1986 to 1997, featuring the music of over 1,000 Detroit area musicians as well as interviews with Iggy Pop, The Ramones, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Cult, and other international recording artists.

The Decline and Fall of Scott Campbell CD was released in 2000 and spent nine weeks at number 1 on's charts. The Sillies CD America's Most Wanton was released in 2002, supported by a West Coast tour of The Sillies ending at the L.A. Colluseum as part of The Warpt Tour.

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