Hamilton Camp (October 30, 1934 - October 2, 2005) was a British-born singer, songwriter, and actor.


Camp was born in London, United Kingdom, and was evacuated during WWII to the United States as a child with his mother and sisters. He became a child actor in films and onstage and originally performed under the name Bob Camp.

Camp is probably best known as the author of the song "Pride of Man," which was recorded by a number of artists, notably Quicksilver Messenger Service. He also performed with the San Francisco satirical comedy troupe, The Committee, and appeared in a number of stage productions, including a 2004 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Hollywood Bowl.

Halo InvolvementEdit

In Halo 2, Camp played the voice of the Prophet of Mercy.


He died suddenly of a heart attack on October 2, 2005 at the age of seventy years, and was survived by six children and thirteen grandchildren.