Chris Phillips (voice actor)
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February 26, 1958 |
New York City, New York
|Education||Stella Adler Studio of Acting|
|Alma mater||Emerson College|
|Occupation||Voice actor, songwriter, singer, producer|
as Roger M. Klotz
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.
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 for 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.
|1988||Felix the Cat: The Movie||The Professor
|1990||Street Hunter||Radio Commentator|
|1994||The Ref||Old Baybrook Policeman|
|1995||To Die For||High School Soccer Player (uncredited)|
|1999||Doug's 1st Movie||Roger Klotz
|2001||Osmosis Jones||Additional Character Voice|
|2002||The Lovers||Additional voices|
|2003||A Very Wompkee Christmas||Scout|
|2011||Top Cat: The Movie||Vinny
|2012||Captain Cornelius Cartoon's Cartoon Lagoon||Captain Cornelius Cartoon|
|2012||Ice Age: Continental Drift||Additional voices|
|2014||Tennessee Tuxedo and Chumley||Tennessee Tuxedo|
|1990||1/2 Hour Comedy Hour||Animated Character - Opening Sequence|
|1991–1995||Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?||Additional Voices||Episodes: "The Square Scam"
"The S.A.T. Score Scam"
"A Rodent Ran Through It"
|1992–1997||Cartoon Network||Network Announcer||Announcer for many promos|
|1994–present||Nick Jr.||Face (1994–2003)
|Announcer for many promos|
|1995–2013||Nickelodeon||Network Announcer||Announcer for many promos|
|1996–1999||Doug||Roger M. Klotz (Disney version, replacing Billy West)
Larry the A.V. Nerd
|1998||PB&J Otter||Ernest Otter
Cap'n Crane & Walter Raccoon
|Episode: "Bye Bye PB&J/Babbleberry Day"|
|1999||KaBlam!||Additional voices||Episode: "Going the Extra Mile" (segment: "Little Freaks")|
|2000||Between the Lions||Cliff Hanger|
|2004||The Wrong Coast||Various Celebrity Voices||TV mini-series|
|Davey & Goliath's Snowboard Christmas||Additional voices|
|Mighty Bug 5||Snail||Interstitial series|
|2005||Saturday Night Live||Episode: "Will Ferrell/Queens of the Stone Age"|
|Merry F#%$in' Christmas||Additional voices|
|2005–2009||Nicktoons Network||Network Announcer||Announcer for network's bumpers|
|2007||Cartoon Network Invaded||Announcer||For May 2007 only.|
|2009||Rescue Me||Rep. Gerard|
|2011||Beavis and Butt-Head||Car Dealership Owner||Episode: "Used Car/Bounty Hunters"|
|The 90's Are All That||Face||"Stick Clark's New Year's Sticking Eve"|
|2011–2016||Bubble Guppies||Mr. Grouper (Understudy/Singing Voice)
Additional Voice Talent
|2001||Max Payne||Alex Balder
|Grand Theft Auto III||El Burro
|2002||Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven||Voice|
|2003||Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne - A Film Noir Love Story||Cleaner|
|2004||Red Dead Revolver||Carnaby Peabody
|2006||Neverwinter Nights 2||Nolaloth
|2008||Alone in the Dark||Crowley|
|Order Up!||Jimbo Jambo