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Who Is The Most Famous Phil Or Philip In The World?

Updated October 30, 2020 869 votes 46 voters 49.3k views98 items

List RulesVote up all of the Phils and Philips you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Phil can you think of? The famous Phils and Philips below have many different professions, including notable actors named Phil, famous musicians named Phil, and even members of the royal family named Philip.

Phil Collins is certainly one of the most famous Phils on this list. One of the famous musicians named Phil, he was the drummer/singer for Genesis before launching his solo career. “One More Night," “Sussudio,” and “In the Air Tonight” are among his biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the first name Phil is Philip Seymour Hoffman. He won an Oscar for his role in Capote in 2006. He also appeared in several hilarious comedies including Along Came Polly and The Big Lebowski.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Phil or Philip? Just add them to the list!

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    Phil Collins

    1951-01-30
    Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer,...  more

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor, director, and...  more

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    Phil McGraw

    1950-09-01
    Phillip Calvin McGraw (born September 1, 1950), known as Dr. Phil, is an American television...  more

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    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark; 10 June 1921 – 9...  more

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    Phil Hartman

    1948-09-24
    Philip Edward Hartmann (September 24, 1948 – May 28, 1998) was a Canadian-American actor,...  more

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    Phil Lynott

    1949-08-20
    Philip Parris Lynott (, LY-nət; 20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986) was an Irish musician and...  more

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    Philip K. Dick

    1928-12-16
    Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928 – March 2, 1982) was an American writer known for his...  more

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    Phil Jackson

    1945-09-17
    Philip Douglas Jackson (born September 17, 1945) is an American former professional basketball...  more

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    Phil Robertson

    1946-04-24
    Phil Alexander Robertson (born April 24, 1946) is an American professional hunter, businessman...  more

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    Phil Spector

    1939-12-26
    Phillip Harvey Spector (December 26, 1939 – January 16, 2021) was an American record producer,...  more

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    Phil Lesh

    1940-03-15
    Philip Chapman Lesh (born March 15, 1940) is a musician and a founding member of the Grateful...  more

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    Phil Donahue

    1935-12-21
    Phillip John Donahue (born December 21, 1935) is an American media personality, writer, film...  more

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    Phil Ochs

    1940-12-19
    Philip David Ochs (; December 19, 1940 – April 9, 1976) was an American protest singer (or, as...  more

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    Philip Glass

    1937-01-31
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    Philip Roth

    1933-03-19
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    Philip Rivers

    1981-12-08
    Philip Michael Rivers (born December 8, 1981) is a American football quarterback for the Los...  more

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    Phil Mickelson

    1970-06-16
    Philip Alfred Mickelson (born June 16, 1970), nicknamed Lefty, is an American professional...  more

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    Philip Baker Hall (born September 10, 1931) is an American actor and comedian. In film, Hall...  more

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    Phil Kessel

    1987-10-02
    Philip Joseph Kessel Jr. (born October 2, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey right...  more

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    Philip Selway

    1967-05-23
    Philip James Selway (born 23 May 1967) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best...  more
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    Phil Anselmo

    1968-06-30
    Philip Hansen Anselmo (born June 30, 1968) is an American heavy metal musician who is best...  more

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    Phil Housley

    1964-03-09
    Phillip Francis Housley (born March 9, 1964) is an American professional ice hockey coach and...  more

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    Philip Larkin

    1922-08-09
    Philip Arthur Larkin CH CBE FRSL (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet,...  more

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    Phil Collen

    1957-12-08
    Philip Kenneth Collen (born 8 December 1957) is an English musician. He is the lead guitarist...  more

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    Phil Silvers

    1911-05-11
    Phil Silvers (May 11, 1911 – November 1, 1985) was an American entertainer and comedic actor,...  more

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