Role Voice actor
Alma mater Emerson College
Education Emerson College
|Years active 1982-present|
Siblings Pam Phillips
Name Chris Phillips
|Born February 26, 1958 (age 57) (1958-02-26) New York City, New York, United States of America|
Occupation Voice actor, songwriter, singer, producer
Notable credit(s) Felix the Cat: The Movie as Felix the Cat Doug as Roger M. Klotz Nick Jr. as Face
Music director No Cure for Cancer, Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load
Movies and TV shows Bubble Guppies, Doug's 1st Movie, Felix the Cat: The Movie, Team Umizoomi, Ice Age: Continental Drift
Similar People Denis Leary, Jonny Belt, Robert Scull, Ted Demme, Eamon Pirruccello
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Chris Phillips (born February 26, 1958) is an American voice actor, songwriter, singer, and producer. He is known for his roles in Rockstar games such as Marty Chonks and El Burro in Grand Theft Auto III and his role as Alex Balder, Mercenary and Killer Suit in Max Payne. He is also well known for his roles in Atari games Such as Nolaloth, Thunderbelly, Lorne Starling, Koraboros and Prison Leader in Neverwinter Nights 2 and Crowley in Alone in the Dark.
He studied at Stella Adler Studio of Acting and attended Emerson College in Boston.
Phillips might also be well known as the voice of Face, the former mascot of Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. block. Face ran from 1994 until 2003, with Phillips returning to voice him for a cameo appearance on a New Year's countdown on TeenNick's The '90s Are All That block in 2011. Phillips was also the original announcer voice for Cartoon Network during its checkerboard era from 1992 to 1997, and some parts of its Powerhouse era until 2000. He returned to Cartoon Network from May to early June 2007 as the announcer for its Invaded block. Phillips voiced many characters on the animated series Doug, which aired on both ABC and Nickelodeon (In Disney's version, he also became the voice of Roger Klotz as Billy West left.). Other cartoons include PB&J Otter for Disney, Beavis and Butt-Head for MTV, Generation Jets for CBS, Bubble Guppies for Nickelodeon and Team Umizoomi also on Nickelodeon. He does regular voice work for the award-winning PBS show Between the Lions. He has been in numerous "TV Funhouse" episodes for Saturday Night Live.
Animated film credits include Felix the Cat: The Movie as the Professor, and Grumper, Roger Klotz and various voices in Doug's 1st Movie and various voices in Osmosis Jones, directed by Bobby and Peter Farrelly.
Phillips has voiced a number of computer games as well including Grand Theft Auto III, Max Payne 1 & 2, Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven, Red Dead Revolver, Alone in the Dark and Neverwinter Nights 2.
His voice has appeared on TV and radio commercials for Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Comcast, Honey Nut Cheerios, eBay, Rolaids, Arby’s, Cocoa Puffs, Miller Lite, Lucky Charms, New York Lottery, Cingular, FedEx, and Pepto-Bismol, to name a few.
He appeared in the Denis Leary special No Cure for Cancer for Showtime and Lock 'n Load for HBO. He directed and appeared in the off-Broadway version of No Cure for Cancer. He was also in Leary's holiday special Merry F %$in' Christmas for Comedy Central, (Phillips wrote and produced the title song) he is also co-author of the book of the same name. He is in the Leary special Douchebags and Donuts for Comedy Central. Phillips also writes all of Leary's songs with him as well as produces his CDs. He has received a platinum album for the single "Asshole" and a gold record for No Cure for Cancer.
Phillips has written and produced music for American Motors cars and Ethan Allen Furniture commercials. He co-wrote and performed the theme for Shorties Watching Shorties for Comedy Central and is in the house band for The Comedy Central specials Comics Come Home. Phillips and his band The Enablers are the backup band for Denis Leary. They released their own CD entitled Everest. As a young boy, Phillips and his sister Pam used to make comedy tapes with a recorder he received from his grandfather. It was then that he got the performing bug. He currently voices the Cake Monster and additional voices on Wallykazam!, and additional voices on Bubble Guppies, both on Nickelodeon.