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Phil Austin

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    • April 6th, 1941
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.​

Filmography

Acting (9 Credits)

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2017Atomica as Rhine
2016Meet the Blacks as Jim Smith
2015Zipper as Mayor Jonas Stiegel
2014Barefoot as Businessman
2013Olympus Has Fallen as Vice President Charlie Rodriguez
2013The Host as Seeker Waverley
2012So Undercover
2009The Final Destination as MILF's Husband
2006The Pursuit of Happyness as Stock Broker (uncredited)

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