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Phil Austin (often credited as Philip; born April 6, 1941) is a comedian and writer. He was born in Denver, Colorado and later grew up in Fresno, California, attending Fresno High School. He attended Bowdoin College and UCLA, joining the staff of KPFK radio in Los Angeles in the late 1960s.

Austin is best known for his work as part of The Firesign Theatre (of which he is the only constant member), where he plays the group's best-known creation, Nick Danger. Other prominent roles are as Harry (Happy) Cox, the narrator of Everything You Know Is Wrong and Bebop Loco/Lobo on Give Me Immortality or Give Me Death. He is also serves as the troupe's musician and record producer. His collection of short stories, Tales of the Old Detective and Other Big Fat Lies, is published by Audio Editions. Two of his stories appear in the third volume of Mirth of a Nation.

Austin also wrote a solo work, Roller Maidens From Outer Space, and directed (and acted in) Eat Or Be Eaten.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Phil Austin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Phil Austin (often credited as Philip; born April 6, 1941) is a comedian and writer. He was born in Denver, Colorado and later grew up in Fresno, California, attending Fresno High School. He attended Bowdoin College and UCLA, joining the staff of KPFK radio in Los Angeles in the late 1960s.

Austin is best known for his work as part of The Firesign Theatre (of which he is the only constant member), where he plays the group's best-known creation, Nick Danger. Other prominent roles are as Harry (Happy) Cox, the narrator of Everything You Know Is Wrong and Bebop Loco/Lobo on Give Me Immortality or Give Me Death. He is also serves as the troupe's musician and record producer. His collection of short stories, Tales of the Old Detective and Other Big Fat Lies, is published by Audio Editions. Two of his stories appear in the third volume of Mirth of a Nation.

Austin also wrote a solo work, Roller Maidens From Outer Space, and directed (and acted in) Eat Or Be Eaten.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Phil Austin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1941-04-06

Place of Birth Denver, Colorado, United States

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Atomica as Rhine
2015 Zipper as Mayor Jonas Stiegel
2014 Barefoot as Businessman
2013 Snapdragon as Phil
2013 Ravenswood(1 episode) as Charles Matheson
2013 Murder in the Dark as Matthew
2013 The Host as Seeker Waverley
2013 Olympus Has Fallen as Vice President Charlie Rodriguez
2009 The Final Destination as MILF's Husband
2009 The Aviators
2008 Blood Loss as Wes Reid
2007 Curse of Alcatraz as Dr. Stanovitch
2006 The Pursuit of Happyness as Stock Broker (uncredited)
1994 Barbra Streisand: The Concert as Third Doctor

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