Phillips, Ethan 1955- (Ethan Philips)

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Phillips, Ethan 1955- (Ethan Philips)


Born February 8, 1955, in Garden City, NY; married Patricia Cresswell (a fashion magazine stylist). Education: Boston University, B.A., English literature; Cornell University, M.F.A. Avocational Interests: Backpacking, rock climbing, ornithology, botany.


Manager—Essential Talent Management, 6565 Sunset Blvd., Suite 415, Los Angeles, CA 90028.


Actor and writer. Walt Disney World, narrator for the "Jason" undersea probe exhibit at the "The Living Seas" venue, EPCOT Center.


Stage Appearances:

Maurice Utrillo, Modigliani, Astor Place Theatre, New York City, 1979.

Mr. Pondence, Young Playwrights Festival, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1991.

Herb Lee, My Favorite Year (musical), Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center Theatre, New York City, 1992-93.

Sam Truman, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Measure for Measure, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Side Man, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA, c. 2001.

Paul Sycamore, You Can't Take It With You, Geffen Playhouse, Brentwood Theatre, Los Angeles, 2005.

November, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 2007-2008.

Appeared in productions at the Playwrights Horizons Theatre, the Ensemble Studio Theatre, and the Hudson Guild Theatre, all New York City, as well as in regional productions.

Film Appearances:

Guard at family house, Ragtime, Paramount, 1981.

Walls of Glass (also known as Flanagan), 1985.

Jeff Barnes, Critters, New Line Cinema, 1986.

Bartender at Parker's on Fifth, Burglar, Warner Bros., 1987.

Basil Valentine, Bloodhounds of Broadway, Columbia, 1989.

Hospital steward, Glory, TriStar, 1989.

Mr. Rosenberg, Lean on Me, Warner Bros., 1989.

Gorsky, Green Card, Buena Vista, 1990.

Gynecologist, Rain Without Thunder, Orion Classics, 1993.

Mr. Lansing, The Man Without a Face, Warner Bros., 1993.

Nelson (a guard at the Museum of Natural History), The Shadow, Universal, 1994.

Smedly, Wagons East!, TriStar, 1994.

Dave, Jeffrey, Orion Classics, 1995.

Maitre d', Star Trek: First Contact (also known as Star Trek 8), Paramount, 1996.

Himself, Trekkies (documentary), Paramount, 1997.

Jerry, For Richer or Poorer, Universal, 1997.

The Battery, 1998.

The First Men on the Moon, Rhino Home Video, 1999.

Guy, 9mm of Love, 2000.

Terry Festinger, Endsville, Stick Figure Productions, 2000.

Ernie Smalls, Untitled: 003-Embryo, Belief, 2002.

Voice of Loris, The Wild Thornberrys Movie (animated), Paramount, 2002.

Dad/troll, Family Tree, 2003.

Walter, Living in Walter's World, Clown Logic, 2003.

Voice of Toa, Rugrat's Go Wild (animated), Paramount, 2003.

Roger Merman, Bad Santa (also known as Badder Santa), Dimension, 2003.

Mr. Gorn, Roddenberry on Patrol (video), Planet X, 2003.

Trekkies 2, Paramount Home Video, 2004.

Geeks, Post No Bills, 2004.

Marty, Chestnut: Hero of Central Park, Miramax, 2004.

Clint, PrimeMates, New Moon, 2005.

Agent Larry Cornbloom, Governmentia, Script to Screen, 2005.

Agent Larry Cornbloom, Cerebral Print: The Secret Files, Angry Baby Monkey, 2005.

Jones 3 Echo, The Island, 2005.

Coach Galloway, Before Jackie, DCT, 2005.

President Teddy Roosevelt, The Wright Stuff, Channel 101, 2005.

Marty, Chestnut: Hero of Central Park, 2006.

Preacher, Hallowed Ground (video), 2007.

Data clerk, Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (video), CBS, 2007.

Craig, Super Sweet 16: The Movie, 2007.

Wayne Porter, Out of Omaha (also known as California Dreaming), MTI Home Video, 2007.

Mr. Miles, Keith, Conquistador Worldwide, 2007.

Businessman, Have Dreams, Will Travel, Reliant, 2007.

Mark Kessler, The Babysitters, Peace A, 2007.

A West Texas Children's Story, 2007.

Mr. Foxx, Big Game, Reef, 2008.

Sid, Trim, Just in Time, 2008.

The Commuter Talk Show, Res Ispa, 2008.

Television Appearances; Series:

Pete Downey, Benson, ABC, 1980-85.

Recurring role, Werewolf, Fox, c. 1987-88.

Neelix, Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1995-2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Stanley Craig, From the Earth to the Moon, HBO, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Coroner, Deadly Deception, CBS, 1987.

Condition: Critical (also known as Final Pulse), NBC, 1992.

Henry, Natural Selection (also known as Dark Reflection), Fox, 1994.

Copy boy, The Lost World, 1998.

Craig, My Super Sweet 16: The Movie, MTV, 2007.

Preacher, Hallowed Ground, Sci-Fi Channel, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Circus of the Stars 7, 1982.

Inside the new Adventure-Star Trek: Voyager, 1995.

It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview, UPN, 1996.

The First Men in the Moon, Sci-Fi Channel, 1997.

67th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, UPN, 1998.

Meyers, The Danny Comden Project, ABC, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Redstone, "Pandora Has Wings," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1983.

Ronnie Pine,"Jack Gets Trashed," Three's a Crowd (also known as Three's Company Too), ABC, 1985.

Deaver, "Devil's Alphabet," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1986.

"High Noon in L.A.," Hunter, NBC, 1986.

"Good Impressions," Marblehead Manor, syndicated, 1987.

"Jackpot," Outlaws, 1987.

Dr. Farek, "Menage a Troi," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1990.

Dr. Sam Waibel, "Justice Swerved," L.A. Law, NBC, 1990.

Richard Cooper, "Everytime It Rains … You Get Wet," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1991.

Zoo administrator, "Monkey Business Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries, ABC, 1991.

Mark Hauser, "Helpless," Law & Order, NBC, 1992.

Dwight, "True Confessions," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993.

(As Ethan Philips) Martin Pick, "Cold Shower," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993.

"Mommies Day," The Mommies, NBC, 1994.

Douglas, "Judgement Day," Maybe This Time, ABC, 1995.

Vern Tuttle, "Episode One," Platypus Man, UPN, 1995.

Bob Stewart, "Sexual Perversity in Chicago Hope," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1996.

Inspector 17, "House Party or, Play That Funky White Music Droid," Homeboys in Outer Space, UPN, 1996.

Ulis, "Acquisition," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), 2002.

Dr. Adelman, "The Big Award Episode," Half & Half, 2002.

Finch, "Truth and Consequences," Providence, 2002.

The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, The WB, 2003.

Wally, "The Show Must Not Go On," Touched by an Angel, 2003.

The doctor, "Pretty in Pink Eye," Rock Me, Baby, 2003.

Dave, "YMCA," 8 Simple RulesFor Dating My Teenage Daughter (also known as 8 Simple Rules), ABC, 2004.

Mr. Whorley, "Take It Like a Man," JAG, CBS, 2004.

Military officer, "Whistler's Mother," Arrested Development, 2004.

Mr. Stitt, "Ward Have Mercy," Oliver Beene, 2004.

Mr. Stitt, "Kissing Babies," Oliver Beene, 2004.

Gabe Labrador, "Double Down, Triple Threat," Las Vegas, 2005.

Leonard Philbrick, "Double Down," Numb3rs (also known as Num3ers), 2006.

Doyle, "A Real Rain," Criminal Minds, 2006.

Dr. Elliot Schmallenberg, "Cursed," Love, Inc., 2006.

Michael Schiller, "Desperately Seeking Shirley," Boston Legal, ABC, 2006.

Michael Schiller, "Whose God Is It Anyway?," Boston Legal, ABC, 2006.

Michael Schiller, "The Verdict," Boston Legal, ABC, 2006.

Bob Cooper, "Be Careful What You Ask For," The War at Home, 2006.

Red Goldreyer, "Rock Vote," Cavemen, 2007.

Principal Ackerman, "I Want Your Sex," Eli Stone, 2008.

Jerry Lincoln, Bones, Fox, 2008.

Also appeared in "Love and the Hiccups," New Love, American Style.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Eddie Armonni, Werewolf, Fox, 1987.

Neelix, Star Trek: Voyager—Caretaker (also known as Caretaker), UPN, 1995.

Judge Coleman Gen, Law Dogs, CBS, 2007.

Pat, Not Another High School Show, Comedy Channel, 2007.


Video Games:

Voice of Neelix, Star Trek: Voyager—Elite Force, Activision, 1999.

Voices of a transport pilot and the governor of Abridon, Star Wars: Force Commander, Lucasarts, 2000.

Voice of Empire medical droid/Krantian governor/Royal grenade trooper, Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds, 2001.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (also known as Star Wars: KOTOR), Activision, 2003.

Voice of Broussard/Canadian Prime Minister, Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain (also known as Syhpon Filter 4), Sony, 2004.


Stage Plays:

Penguin Blues, produced at Philadelphia Theatre Festival for New Plays, Philadelphia, PA, c. 1986, published in The Samuel French Collection of Best Short Plays, Samuel French (New York City).


(With Majel Barrett-Roddenberry) Star Trek Cookbook, Pocket Books (New York City), 1998.



Starlog, August, 1996.

TV Guide, July 15, 1995, p. 6.


Ethan Phillips Website,, June 26, 2007.

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