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Phil is a performer, writer, and musician originally from Yardley, Pennsylvania. He is a writer for Comedy Central's Key & Peele, Survivor's Remorse on the Starz Network, and Fox's Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He began studying at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York in 2009 and is a proud performer and teacher at the theater. In LA, Phil is the host of Unsigned Hype at UCB and performers regularly with Colton Dunn - their team name is Ernie Barnes. While in New York, Phil was a member of UCB Harold team, The Regulars, co-hosted Improv Nerds weekly at UCB East, was on DJ Cipha Sounds Take It Personal weekly hip-hop improv show, and performed regularly at UCB's main-stage show, ASSSSCAT 3000. In addition, Phil has performed in many sketch shows at UCB and is the resident poet for The Chris Gethard Show. Phil is also a playwright, and his piece, The Dinner Plan, enjoyed a sold-out run at the 13th Street Repertory Theater. Phil has been writing and producing music for years. Prior to getting the comedy bug, Phil was a Strategy Director at an advertising agency. He now lives in Los Angeles - good times.