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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

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    Phil McGraw

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

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    Phil Hartman

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    Phil Lynott

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    Philip K. Dick

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    Phil Jackson

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    Phil Robertson

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    Phil Spector

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    Phil Lesh

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    Phil Donahue

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    Phil Ochs

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    Philip Glass

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    Philip Roth

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    Philip Rivers

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    Phil Mickelson

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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

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    Philip Selway

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

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    Phil Housley

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    Philip Larkin

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    Phil Collen

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

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    Phil Silvers

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