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Famous People Named Phil & Phillip  

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If your name is Phil, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Phil or Philip, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Philip can you think of? The famous Phils below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Philip, athletes named Phil, and even political figures named Phil. The music industry is no stranger to the name Philip, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Philip are worth mentioning? This list includes Phil Collins, Philip Rivers, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Phil McGraw. To read more about these notable people named Philip, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Phil Collins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins, LVO, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music producer and actor. He gained fame as both the drummer and lead singer for the ...more
Philip Rivers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
American football player
Philip Michael Rivers is an American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League. Rivers was drafted in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft with the ...more
Philip Seymour Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Theatre Director, Film Producer, Actor
Philip Seymour Hoffman was an American actor, director, and producer of film and theater. Best known for his supporting and character roles – typically lowlifes, bullies, and misfits – Hoffman ...more
Phil McGraw is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Pilot, Television producer, Psychologist
Phillip Calvin "Phil" McGraw, known as Dr. Phil, is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil, which debuted in 2002. ...more
Phil Mickelson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Golfer, Author, Athlete
Philip Alfred Mickelson is an American professional golfer. He has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, including five major championships: three Masters titles, a PGA Championship, and an Open ...more
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Commentator, Announcer, American football player
Phillip Martin "Phil" Simms is a retired American football quarterback who spent his entire 14-year career playing for the New York Giants of the NFL. He is currently a television ...more
Phil Kessel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete
Philip Joseph Kessel, Jr. is an American professional ice hockey forward for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League. Kessel is a product of USA Hockey National Team Development ...more
Phil Spector is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter
Phillip Harvey Spector is an American record producer, songwriter, and the originator of the Wall of Sound production method. At the height of his career, Spector was a pioneer of the 1960s ...more
Phil Lynott is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Bassist, Record producer, Songwriter
Philip Parris "Phil" Lynott was an Irish musician, singer and songwriter. His most commercially successful group was Thin Lizzy, of which he was a founding member, the principal ...more
Phil Esposito is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Ice Hockey Player
Philip Anthony Esposito, OC is a former Canadian professional ice hockey centre. A member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, he played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Black ...more
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Announcer, Baseball player, Sailor
Philip Francis "Phil" Rizzuto, nicknamed "The Scooter", was an American Major League Baseball shortstop. He spent his entire 13-year baseball career with the New York ...more
Phil Housley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Ice Hockey Player, Coach
Phillip Francis Housley is an American former ice hockey player who played for the Buffalo Sabres, Winnipeg Jets, St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames, New Jersey Devils, Washington Capitals, Chicago ...more
Philip K. Dick is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Novelist, Essayist, Writer
Philip Kindred Dick was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and philosopher whose published works mainly belong to the genre of science fiction. Dick explored philosophical, ...more
Philip Glass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Pianist
Philip Morris Glass is an American composer. He is considered one of the most influential music makers of the late 20th century. His music is also often controversially described as minimal ...more
Phil Niekro is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Baseball player
Philip Henry "Phil" Niekro, nicknamed "Knucksie", is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997. Niekro's 318 career ...more
Phil Robertson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Drummer
Phil Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Basketball Coach, Coach
Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson is an American professional basketball executive, former coach and former player, currently serving as president of the New York Knicks in the National ...more
Phil Anselmo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician
Philip Hansen "Phil" Anselmo is an American musician who is best known as the former lead singer of the heavy metal band Pantera. He is currently the frontman for the Louisiana-based ...more
Phil Ochs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Philip David "Phil" Ochs was an American protest singer and songwriter who was known for his sharp wit, sardonic humor, earnest humanism, political activism, insightful and ...more
Philip Roth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Novelist, Author, Essayist
Philip Milton Roth is an American novelist. He first gained attention with the 1959 novella Goodbye, Columbus, an irreverent and humorous portrait of American-Jewish life for which he received ...more
Phil Lesh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Bassist, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Phillip Chapman Lesh is a musician and a founding member of the Grateful Dead, with whom he played bass guitar throughout their 30-year career. After the band's disbanding in 1995, Lesh ...more
Phil Collen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician
Philip "Phil" Kenneth Collen is the co-lead guitarist and one of the backing vocalists for the English rock band Def Leppard. He joined the band in 1982 following the departure of Pete
Philip Baker Hall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Actor, Voice acting, Teacher
Philip Baker Hall is an American actor. Rarely cast for the lead role, Hall's rare exceptions include President Richard Nixon in Secret Honor, Sydney in Hard Eight, and Arthur in Duck.
Phil Silvers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Comedian, Actor, Entertainer
Phil Silvers was an American entertainer and comedy actor, known as "The King of Chutzpah." He is best known for starring in The Phil Silvers Show, a 1950s sitcom set on a U.S. Army ...more
Phil Rudd is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Phil & Phillip
Musician, Drummer
Phillip Hugh Norman Rudd is a New Zealand-based Australian drummer, best known for his membership in Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1975 until 1983, and again since 1994 although he has ...more