Jack Campbell is an Australian actor. He is best known for his role of Dr. Steve Taylor in Australia’s number one medical drama, All Saints, for Network Seven and his portrayal of infamous gangster “Big Jim” Devine in the Nine Network top rating drama series Underbelly: Razor, based on the criminal underworld of Sydney in the 1920s.
Jack Campbell was born to farmers and graziers, Bruce and Ilma Campbell on November 2, 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 1996–1998, 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 2006, Campbell appeared in 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 programme 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 top rating 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 horror/thriller was a co-production between Kojo Films and Prodigy Movies. The Pack is set for cinematic release in 2015.
Campbell was 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. Campbell was also 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 appears as the main actor in television commercials for RSVP, an Australian dating site owned by Fairfax Media.