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Phil LaMarr


Actor
California, USA

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Biography:
A Los Angeles native, Phil is an alumnus of Yale University and The Groundlings, the award-winning sketch and improv comedy group where he worked alongside such comedic lights as Jennifer Coolidge, Kathy Griffin and Will Ferrell. An improvisor since his teens, he has also studied improv at Second City and at the ImprovOlympic in Chicago with Del Close. In addition to performing with Cold Tofu, Off the Wall, Phil has also performed and taught at The Groundlings, LA Theatersports, and the Purple Crayon of Yale University of which he was a founding member.


His stage credits also include The Tempest, "Guys & Dolls" and "Patty Patty Bang Bang: The Patty Hearst Musical" as well as productions with The Actor's Gang, South Coast Repertory and Sacred Fools Theatre.


He was one of the original cast members of Fox's "Mad TV." Phil has also appeared as a guest on numerous TV shows such as "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" and "NYPD Blue" to "Curb Your Enthusiasm," and "Reno 911."


Phil has been profiled in TV Guide and LA WEEKLY for his extensive voice-over work, which includes featured roles in MADAGASCAR: ESCAPE 2 AFRICA and BOLT; regular roles on the animated series "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends," "Futurama," "The Spectacular Spider-Man," "Samurai Jack" and "Justice League" as well as recurring roles on "Family Guy," "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," "Wolverine and the X-men," and "Afro-Samurai."


In feature films, LaMarr is best known as Marvin, the guy who gets his brains blown out in PULP FICTION. He also appeared in the comedies STEP BROTHERS, CHERISH and COOK-OFF, enjoyed a supporting role in QUID PRO QUO, a 2008 Sundance Film Festival selection and just completed filming the lead role in the independent feature A NIGHT AT THE SILENT MOVIE THEATER.

   

 

Convention Guest Appearances:
2007
   JACON 2007 - May 4-6 in Orlando, FL
2009
   Animation Supercon 2009 - October 2-4 in Miami, FL
2011
   London Movie Comic & Media Expo 2011 - May 27-29 in London, UK
   Wizard World Los Angeles Comic Con 2011 - September 24-25 in Los Angeles, CA convention postponed
2012
   Phoenix Comicon 2012 - May 24-27 in Phoenix, AZ
   Saboten-Con 2012 - September 1-3 in Glendale, AZ
   New York Comic Con 2012 - October 11-14 in New York, NY
   Anime USA 2012 - November 9-11 in Washington, DC
2013
   Emerald City Comicon 2013 - March 1-3 in Seattle, WA
   Denver Comic Con 2013 - May 31 - June 2 in Denver, CO
   Metrocon 2013 - July 26-28 in Tampa, FL
   Dragon Con 2013 - August 30 - September 2 in Atlanta, GA
   Super Sac-Con 2013 - September 28-29 in Sacramento, CA
2014
   MegaCon 2014 - March 21-23 in Orlando, FL
   Awesome Con 2014 - April 18-20 in Washington, DC
   Colossalcon 2014 - June 5-8 in Sandusky, OH
   Awesome Con Indianapolis 2014 - October 3-5 in Indianapolis, IN
   Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2014 - October 31 - November 2 in Los Angeles, CA
   Awesome Con Milwaukee 2014 - November 21-23 in Milwaukee, WI convention cancelled
2015
   Ichibancon 2015 - January 1-4 in Concord, NC
   Fan Fest Chicago 2015 - March 7-8 in Rosemont, IL
   Collective Con 2015 - May 8-10 in Jacksonville, FL
   Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis 2015 - May 22-24 in St. Louis, MO
   Awesome Con DC 2015 - May 29-31 in Washington, DC
   Wizard World Comic Con Albuquerque 2015 - June 19-21 in Albuquerque, NM convention cancelled
   ConnectiCon 2015 - July 9-12 in Hartford, CT
   FanExpo Canada 2015 - September 3-6 in Toronto, ON
   Long Beach Comic Con 2015 - September 12-13 in Long Beach, CA
   New York Comic Con 2015 - October 8-11 in New York, NY
   Wizard World Comic Con Tulsa 2015 - October 23-25 in Tulsa, OK
   Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2015 - October 30 - November 1 in Los Angeles, CA
2016
   Fan Focus Con 2016 - April 8-10 in New Castle, DE
   Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo 2016 - April 28 - May 1 in Calgary, AB
   Awesome Con 2016 - June 3-5 in Washington, DC
   Comic Con Honolulu 2016 - July 29-31 in Honolulu, HI
   Nickel City Con 2016 - August 13-14 in Buffalo, NY
   Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 - September 1-3 in Salt Lake City, UT
   Rose City Comic Con 2016 - September 10-11 in Portland, OR
   Long Beach Comic Con 2016 - September 17-18 in Long Beach, CA
   Santa Rosa Toy & Comic Con 2016 - September 24 in Santa Rosa, CA
   Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con 2016 - October 28-30 in Los Angeles, CA
   Hal-Con 2016 - November 4-6 in Halifax, NS
39 guest appearances

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