Born in Wiesbaden, West Germany, Philip has lived in Ohio, Korea, Munich, Florida, and northern Virginia. An L.A. resident since 1989, Philip resides in Valley Village with his wife Jenny.
Theatre credits include: The Odd Couple, Ten Little Indians, School for Scandal, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, Taming of the Shrew, The Merchant of Venice, A Comedy of Errors, The Three Musketeers, A Christmas Carol, The Odyssey, Don Quixote, and Almost Perfect.
As a member of Will & Company, Philip served as Associate Artistic Director and Fight Choreographer for 8 years, and learned American Sign Language, and performed several of these titles for the deaf. He then was cast as the lead in the original play Sweet Nothing in My Ear, which he performed in Chicago, at the Victory Gardens Theatre. This lead to a starring role in the Lifetime movie “Where the Truth Lies”, with Marlee Matlin and Regina King.
Other television and film credits include “24,” “CSI: Miami,” “Strong Medicine,” “Hollywood Safari,” “Quadrant 9EV9,” “One Night Stand,” and “Distorted Images.”
“Phil has become a great friend over the years. We met at the Brian Reise Actors Studio about five years ago. He was one of my favorite actors to watch in that class. He was dedicated and strong and has a great sense of humor and singing voice!” Joey Lanai – Director