Fun Facts About Phil...
Phil Rosenthal was born in Queens, raised in Rockland, N.Y., and attended
Hofstra University on Long Island. Starting out as an actor in New York, Phil
also wrote and directed before relocating to Los Angeles in search of more
Phil's early credits include the series Man In The Family and A Family For Joe.
He was also a supervising producer on the sitcoms Down the Shore and Coach.
Rosenthal also directed a Coach episode.
Rosenthal has the distinction of having directed President Bill Clinton in the
White House Correspondents Dinner video, which was shown to wide acclaim at the
April 2000 event.
Click here to view this hilarious video...
He co-wrote the America: A Tribute to Heroes telethon which aired on all four
networks, won a Peabody Award and an Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Writing."
Rosenthal won the 2002 Writers Guild Award for "Excellence in Television Writing"
for his script, Italy.
He returned to his roots as an actor in the James Brooks feature film Spanglish,
in which he plays Adam Sandler's sous chef. Additionally, he recently appeared
on HBO's hit comedy, Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Phil also tours and stars in a very funny stage show entitled "Inside the
Writer's Room." The show includes members of the show's writing staff and
features anecdotes and behind-the-stories about the history of the show.
for appearance dates and video clips.
Rosenthal lives in Los Angeles, with his wife, actress Monica Horan (who plays
Amy on Everybody Loves Raymond), and their two children. His birthday is