Howie Bell is an 18 year “stand-up comedian” and actor, born and raised in Detroit, MI. From the start, Bell has taken the comedy game to the “next level.” He’s appeared on several stand-up specials such as, “Comedy After Dark” (Comedy Central 2013), 6 seasons of “Comic View” (BET) including the most recent edition “One Mic Stand” hosted by Kevin Hart, “Jamie Foxx’s LAFFAPALOOZA!” (Comedy Central), 2 seasons on “P. Diddy Presents the Bad Boys of Comedy” (HBO), “Byron Allan’s Comics Unleashed”, and 2 seasons on “Black Men Revealed” (TV ONE).
In 2007, Bell was nominated for “Best Comedic Performance” by the “NAMIC” Awards, for his performance on “Robert Townsend Presents: Partner’s in Crime “The next Generation.”
Howie Bell has also enjoyed “road” success as well. Performing on the National “Bad Boys of Comedy” tour, Laffapalooza festivals in Atlanta, GA, Jamie Foxx’s “Y2K” & “Unpredictable” tours, as well as The Improv, Funny Bone, The Laugh Factory, The Comedy store, and comedy clubs across the country. Bell has also opened for several “A-list” Comics such as JAMIE FOXX, KATT WILLIAMS, BRANDON T. JACKSON, RICKY SMILEY , JOE TORRY, and EARTHQUAKE to name a few.
Howie Bell has also had the opportunity to be a part of some film projects such as “Busted”, “Hollywon’t”, “Gangzta Rap: The Glockumentary” (ILL VILLE Films), “Once Apon a Time in Detroit,” “Heaven on Seven,” and the recent critically acclaimed film “Detroit Unleaded.”
Howie Bell has also been in the “writing arena” as well. Creatively contributing to the sketches that landed his improv/sketch group the “Otha Level” a spot at the “Bumpershoot” festival (Seattle, WA) and a slot at the HBO Aspen Comedy festival (2000). As well as a personal writer for P. Diddy when he hosted the “MTV VMA’s” in 2005 where one of Bell’s “sketches” made the cut.
Howie Bell also heads the “HBz Premier Comedy Agency” that books Live “Stand-up Comedy” events nationwide. Most notably the “Latino Laff Blast” featuring JOEY MEDINA, and ALEX REYMUNDO, 2 of the “Latin Kings of Comedy” and “Super Comedy Week” a week-long comedy festival in Detroit that was an “official event of the Super Bowl Host committee” for Super Bowl XL in Detroit.
Howie Bell’s other talents include: dancing, fraternity stepping, singing, and writing.