Phillips, Todd 1970-

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Phillips, Todd 1970-


Original name, Todd Bunzl; born December 30, 1970, in Brooklyn, NY (some sources say Long Island, NY). Education: New York University Film School, B.F.A., 1994.


Office—Todd Phillips Company, 4000 Warner Blvd., Bldg. 66, Burbank, CA 91522. Agent—Creative Artists Agency, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067.


Director, producer, and writer. Stranger Than Fiction Films (a production company), founder; Todd Phillips Company, Burbank, CA, president.

Awards, Honors:

Lumiere Award, documentary film, New Orleans Film Festival, 1994, for Hated; Certificate of Merit (with Andrew Gurland), film and video—sociology, San Francisco International Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize, documentary, Sundance Film Festival, 1998, both for Frat House; Academy Award nomination (with others), best writing—adapted screenplay, Writers Guild of America Screen Award nomination (with others), best adapted screenplay, 2007, both for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.


Film Work:

Producer and director, Hated (documentary; also known as Hated: G. G. Allin and the Murder Junkies), 1994.

Producer, Screwed (documentary), Cinema Village, 1996.

Producer and director, Frat House (documentary), 1998.

Director, Road Trip, 2000.

Producer and director, Bittersweet Motel (documentary), Stranger Than Fiction Films, 2000.

Producer and director, Old School, DreamWorks, 2003.

Director, "Starsky & Hutch": A Last Look (short), 2004.

Director, Starsky & Hutch, Warner Bros., 2004.

Executive producer, All the King's Men (also known as Das Spiel der macht), Columbia, 2006.

Producer and director, School for Scoundrels, Weinstein Company, 2006.

Film Appearances:

Foot lover on bus, Road Trip, DreamWorks, 2000.

Gang bang guy, Old School, DreamWorks, 2003.

Himself, Inside the Actors Studio Spoof (short), 2003.

Himself, "Old School" Orientation (short), DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2003.

Himself, "Starsky & Hutch": A Last Look, 2004.

Television Work; Specials:

Taxicab Confessions 5: Las Vegas, HBO, 1998.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Taxi driver, Taxicab Confessions 3, HBO, 1996.

E! Entertainer of the Year 2003, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Starsky and Hutch," HBO First Look, HBO, 2003.

Film School, Independent Film Channel, 2004.

Judge, "The Howard Stern Film Festival," Howard Stern on Demand (also known as Howard TV on Demand), 2006.



Road Trip, DreamWorks, 2000.

Old School, DreamWorks, 2003.

Starsky & Hutch, Warner Bros., 2004.

School for Scoundrels, Weinstein Company, 2006.

Film Stories:

Old School, 2003.

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (also known as Borat and Borat!), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.



Interview, October, 1998.

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