Phil Moore (actor)

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Phil Moore
Phil Moore by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Moore at the 2017 Game On Expo
Born (1961-08-24) August 24, 1961 (age 59)
Baltimore, Maryland
OccupationHost, producer, writer, comedian
Years active1986–present

Phil Moore (born August 24, 1961) is an American television host, writer, producer, and comedian best known as the host of the Nickelodeon game show Nick Arcade.[1]

Early life[edit]

Moore was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Before breaking into the entertainment business in 1986, Moore worked as a computer technician in Orlando, Florida. Eventually, he quit to become a stand-up comedian, doing gigs around the Orlando area.


Moore's first job in television was off-screen as the audience warm-up entertainer for the MTV game show Remote Control. In 1992, Moore debuted as the host of Nick Arcade. Moore hosted or appeared on many other Nickelodeon shows, including hosting the short-lived hidden camera show You're On!, regular appearances as a panelist on Figure It Out, and a guest spot on the first episode of All That.

In 1997 Moore tried his hand at acting in the movie Rosewood, playing Aaron Carrier in the Warner Brothers film. Phil was also a host of Aqua Kids in 2001. He continues hosting and doing guest spots on TV and web shows and now focuses much of his time on making public appearances, as well as producing and writing for a variety of shows including E! Entertainment, BET, Style Network, G4 and HGTV.

Personal life[edit]

Moore currently resides in Los Angeles.


Year Title Role Notes
1988 After School Basketball Player #2 Drama film
1992–93 Nick Arcade Himself; host Game show
1993 Weinerville Himself 1 episode, Variety Show or Sitcom
1994 All That Himself Guest appearance on the pilot episode
1997 Rosewood Aaron Carrier Film
1997–99 Figure It Out Himself Panelist
1998 Malcolm & Eddie Nelson Carter 1 episode, Bachelor Daze
1998–99 You're On! Himself; host Game show
2000–05 Aqua Kids
2015 TMI Hollywood
2016–present Let's Make A Deal Live Tour Himself; announcer/co-host
2016, 2018 Robot Chicken Himself 2 episodes
2019-2020 Ryan's Mystery Playdate Wrapping Rapper ("Ryan's Merry Playdate")
Veloci-Rapper ("Ryan's Prehistoric Playdate")
Cap'n Rappin ("Ryan's Swashbucklin' Playdate")
3 episodes


  1. ^ Snetiker, Marc (May 5, 2015). "'Nick Arcade' creators reunite for new game show on Kickstarter". Entertainment Weekly.

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