Phil started his performing career at the tender age of five. He won numerous acting awards in high school, and studied music, screenwriting and directing in college. Phil then worked with Focus on the Family, co-creating the Adventures in Odyssey and writing more than 250 episodes. Phil also co-developed the hit comedy series "Jungle Jam and Friends!" as well as the animated video series "Little Dogs on the Prairie." Phil also served as a writer and consultant for the television series, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss. Phil resides in California with his wife and son.