Ethan Phillips

Ethan Phillips

Highest Rated: 92% Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Lowest Rated: 14% For Richer or Poorer (1997)

Birthday: Feb 08, 1955

Birthplace: Garden City, New York, USA

A stage-trained character player who endeared himself to TV audiences playing likable if somewhat geeky and enthusiastic supporting roles, Ethan Phillips was best known for his five-year stint (1980-85) on the popular ABC sitcom, "Benson" as press secretary Pete Downey. He remained visible as a frequent TV guest star on such series as "Murphy Brown," "NYPD Blue," "Law and Order" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation." Philips also appeared in small roles in a number of features, including his film debut in the acclaimed "Ragtime" (1981), "Glory" (1989), "Green Card" (1990), "The Man Without a Face" (1993) and "The Shadow" (1994).

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Movies

Credit
62% 44% Most Likely to Murder Dad (Character) - 2018
56% 48% The Purge: Election Year Chief Couper (Character) $79M 2016
70% 43% Miles Mr. Wilson (Character) $2.1K 2016
75% 80% Future '38 Dr. Elcourt (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Movie Night Jack Leon (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet 25% Tell-Tale Lies Professor (Character) - 2015
47% 46% Irrational Man Jill's Father (Character) $4M 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Audrey Donny (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 38% RoboRex Randy Jenkins/Professor Apocalypse (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet RockBarnes: The Emperor in You Bernard D. Madoff (Character) - 2013
92% 74% Inside Llewyn Davis Mitch Gorfein (Character) $13.2M 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Night at the Silent Movie Theater Carlos (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shadow Witness Frank (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 16% Arachnoquake Roy (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 15% TBK: The Toolbox Murders 2 Bob (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 40% Dahmer vs. Gacy X-13 (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trim Sid (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Big Game Mr. Foxx (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 17% Out of Omaha Wayne Porter (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet 29% Hallowed Ground Preacher (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet 57% Chestnut: Hero of Central Park Marty (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 40% Roddenberry on Patrol Mr. Gorn (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Untitled: 003-Embryo Unknown (Character) - 2002
14% 46% For Richer or Poorer Jerry (Character) $31.6M 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dark Reflection Henry (Character) - 1994
65% 64% The Man Without a Face Todd Lansing (Character) $23.1M 1993
60% 50% Green Card Gorsky, INS Agent (Character) $29.8M 1990
No Score Yet 23% Bloodhounds of Broadway Basil Valentine (Character) $25.8K 1989
69% 85% Lean on Me Mr. Rosenberg (Character) $28.9M 1989
50% 45% Critters Jeff Barnes (Character) $11.3M 1986

TV

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67% 52% Avenue 5 Spike Martin (Character) 2020
No Score Yet 62% New Amsterdam Dan Marken (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet 75% Girls Keith (Guest Star) 2016-2017
99% 73% Younger Paul (Guest Star) 2016
93% 91% The Good Wife Dr. Morris Weiner (Guest Star) 2016
93% 90% Veep Mr. Wallace (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet 87% The Mentalist Newsome Kirk (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet 88% The Middle Chairman (Guest Star) 2010
71% No Score Yet The Good Guys Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet 86% Rizzoli and Isles John J. Murray (Guest Star) 2010
96% 95% Pushing Daisies Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
90% 82% Bones Jerry Lincoln (Guest Star) 2008
60% No Score Yet Eli Stone Principal Ackerman (Guest Star) 2008
20% No Score Yet Cavemen Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
24% No Score Yet The War at Home Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
86% 91% Boston Legal Michael Schiller (Guest Star) 2006
13% No Score Yet Love, Inc. Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet 87% Criminal Minds Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet 92% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
18% No Score Yet Oliver Beene Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
74% 81% Arrested Development Military Officer (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet JAG Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
58% No Score Yet 8 Simple Rules Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
9% No Score Yet Rock Me Baby Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Touched by an Angel Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jamie Kennedy Experiment Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Half & Half Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
55% 78% Star Trek: Enterprise Ulis (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet 95% Rugrats Storyteller (Guest Voice) 2002
76% 75% Star Trek: Voyager Neelix (Character) 1995-2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet From the Earth to the Moon Stanley Craig (Character) 1998
29% No Score Yet Homeboys in Outer Space Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chicago Hope Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maybe This Time Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Platypus Man Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mommies Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
83% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Dwight (Guest Star) 1993
91% 89% Star Trek: The Next Generation Dr. Farek (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter State Department Man (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Benson Pete Downey (Character) 1980-1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hart to Hart Unknown (Guest Star) 1983

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