Michael Phillips

Producer, Securities analyst
After a brief career as a securities analyst, joined with then-wife Julia Phillips and actor Tony Bill in producing a string of box office and critical successes including "Steelyard Blues" and the Oscar-winning "The ... Read more »
Born: 06/28/1943 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Producer (18)

The Last Mimzy 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

Mimic 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Companion 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Companion 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Mom and Dad Save the World 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead 1991 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Eyes of An Angel 1991 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Eyes of An Angel 1991 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Flamingo Kid 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Flamingo Kid 1984 (Movie)

(Producer)

Cannery Row 1982 (Movie)

(Producer)

Heartbeeps 1981 (Movie)

(Producer)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977 (Movie)

(Producer)

Taxi Driver 1976 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Big Bus 1975 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Steelyard Blues 1973 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Sting 1973 (Movie)

(Producer)

Jane's House (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Director (2)

Outrageous 911 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Director

Trailer Park 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Director
Actor (2)

Hollywood Home Movies 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

After a brief career as a securities analyst, joined with then-wife Julia Phillips and actor Tony Bill in producing a string of box office and critical successes including "Steelyard Blues" and the Oscar-winning "The Sting" (both 1973). With Julia Phillips he also produced Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver" (1976) and Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977) and solo produced the 1981 comedy "Heartbeeps", the delightful coming-of-age-in-the-60s comedy/drama, "The Flamingo Kid" (1984) and "Mom and Dad Save the World" (1992).

Relationships

Lawrence Phillips

Father

Shirley Lee Phillips

Mother

Juliana Maio

Wife

Julia Phillips

Wife
divorced

Kate Phillips

Daughter
born c. 1974

Natasha Phillips

Daughter
mother, Juliana Maio

EDUCATION

School of Law, New York University

New York , New York 1968

Dartmouth College

Hanover , New Hampshire 1965
(AB)

Milestones

1984

Had critical success as producer of Garry Marshall's nostalgia-laden "The Flamingo Kid"

1982

Solo producing credit on "Cannery Row"

1977

Served as a producer on Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"

1976

Co-produced Martin Scorsese's acclaimed "Taxi Driver"

1973

Had box-office success with the Oscar-winning "The Sting"

1973

Co-produced first feature, "Steelyard Blues"

1969

Formed Bill/Phillips production company with then-wife Julia Phillips and actor Tony Bill

1968

Worked as a securities analyst in NYC

Bonus Trivia

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Phillips was admitted to the New York State Bar (1969)

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