A Los Angeles native, Phil is an alumnus of Yale University and The Groundlings, the award-winning sketch and improv comedy group where he worked alongside such comedic lights as Jennifer Coolidge, Kathy Griffin and Will Ferrell. An improvisor since his teens, he has also studied improv at Second City and at the ImprovOlympic in Chicago with Del Close. In addition to performing with Cold Tofu, Off the Wall, Phil has also performed and taught at The Groundlings, LA Theatersports, and the Purple Crayon of Yale University of which he was a founding member.
His stage credits also include The Tempest, "Guys & Dolls" and "Patty Patty Bang Bang: The Patty Hearst Musical" as well as productions with The Actor's Gang, South Coast Repertory and Sacred Fools Theatre.
He was one of the original cast members of Fox's "Mad TV." Phil has also appeared as a guest on numerous TV shows such as "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" and "NYPD Blue" to "Curb Your Enthusiasm," and "Reno 911."
Phil has been profiled in TV Guide and LA WEEKLY for his extensive voice-over work, which includes featured roles in MADAGASCAR: ESCAPE 2 AFRICA and BOLT; regular roles on the animated series "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends," "Futurama," "The Spectacular Spider-Man," "Samurai Jack" and "Justice League" as well as recurring roles on "Family Guy," "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," "Wolverine and the X-men," and "Afro-Samurai."
In feature films, LaMarr is best known as Marvin, the guy who gets his brains blown out in PULP FICTION. He also appeared in the comedies STEP BROTHERS, CHERISH and COOK-OFF, enjoyed a supporting role in QUID PRO QUO, a 2008 Sundance Film Festival selection and just completed filming the lead role in the independent feature A NIGHT AT THE SILENT MOVIE THEATER.
Sci-fi Convention Guest Appearances
- Zenkaikon 2018 - May 4-6, 2018 in Lancaster, PA
Universal FanCon 2018 - April 27-29, 2018 in Baltimore, MDConvention Postponed 2017
- Comic Con Okinawa 2017 - October 15, 2017 in Okinawa, Japan
- London Film & Comic Con 2017 - July 28-30, 2017 in London, UK
- Indy PopCon 2017 - July 7-9, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN 2016
- Hal-Con 2016 - November 4-6, 2016 in Halifax, NS, Canada
- Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con 2016 - October 28-30, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA
- Comic Con Honolulu 2016 - July 29-31, 2016 in Honolulu, HI
- Fan Focus Con 2016 - April 8-10, 2016 in New Castle, DE 2015
- Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2015 - October 30 - November 1, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA
- FanExpo Canada 2015 - September 3-6, 2015 in Toronto, ON, Canada
- ConnectiCon 2015 - July 9-12, 2015 in Hartford, CT
- Collective Con 2015 - May 8-10, 2015 in Jacksonville, FL 2014
- Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2014 - October 31 - November 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA
- MegaCon 2014 - March 21-23, 2014 in Orlando, FL 2013
- Dragon Con 2013 - August 30 - September 2, 2013 in Atlanta, GA 2012
- Phoenix Comicon 2012 - May 24-27, 2012 in Phoenix, AZ 2011
- London Movie Comic & Media Expo 2011 - May 27-29, 2011 in London, UK
17 confirmed guest appearances
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