Phil Savath (December 28, 1946 - November 3, 2004) was an American-born Canadian film and television writer and producer. He was most noted as a two-time Genie Award nominee for Best Screenplay, with nominations for Original Screenplay at the 4th Genie Awards in 1983 for Big Meat Eater and Adapted Screenplay at the 10th Genie Awards in 1989 for The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick.
His other film credits included Fast Company, Samuel Lount, and Terminal City Ricochet.
In television, he was a cocreator and star of the CBC Television children's comedy series Homemade TV and Range Ryder and the Calgary Kid in the 1970s. He later wrote several episodes of Beverly Hills, 90210, co-created the television series Max Glick with Stephen Foster and These Arms of Mine with his wife Susan Duligal, and cowrote the television films Net Worth and Little Criminals.
- ^ "Top Genie prospects for Jack Miner move". The Globe and Mail, February 10, 1983.
- ^ "Dreaming of Genies". Vancouver Sun, March 21, 1989.
- ^ "A little-known Canadian hero gets his due". Ottawa Citizen, February 11, 1986.
- ^ "Aspiring screenwriters hope PRAXIS makes perfect: A scenario for success". The Globe and Mail, July 1, 1988.
- ^ "Insanity on board ship with the Homemade gang". The Globe and Mail, April 8, 1978.
- ^ "90210 hires local writer". Vancouver Sun, April 28, 1996.
- ^ "An inspiring romance: Phil Savath and Susan Duligal used their real- life love story as the basis for a new CBC comedy series, These Arms of Mine". Vancouver Sun, November 8, 2000.
- ^ "Puck-powered drama scores big on intrigue". Toronto Star, November 26, 1995.
- ^ "Little Criminals a chilling flick: Send kids to bed, director advises parent viewers". Hamilton Spectator, January 15, 1996.
- Phil Savath at IMDb