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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 7 February 1956Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NamePhil Soltanec
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Emo Philips was born on February 7, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Phil Soltanec. He is an actor and writer, known for UHF (1989), Journey to the Center of the Earth (1988) and Emo Philips Live (1987). He has been married to Kipleigh Brown since November 5, 2011. He was previously married to Carmi and Judy Tenuta.

Spouse (3)

Kipleigh Brown (5 November 2011 - present)
Carmi (2000 - ?) (divorced)
Judy Tenuta (8 August 1988 - ?) (divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Falsetto voice

Trivia (3)

Attended Downers Grove South High School in Downers Grove, Illinois.
Comedian.
Touring comedy clubs, with dates listed on emophilips.com [2000]

Personal Quotes (9)

I'm a great lover... I bet
...and always remember the last words of my grandfather, who said 'A truck!'
At my lemonade stand I used to give the first glass away free and charge five dollars for the second glass. The refill contained the antidote.
What is eternity? You're on the checkout line at a supermarket. There are seven people in front of you. They are all old. They all have two carts and coupons for every item. They are all paying by check. None of them have ID. It's the checkout girl's first day on the job. She doesn't speak any English. Take away fifteen minutes from that, and you begin to get an idea of what eternity is.
My jokes are in my head and I have a duplicate copy of my jokes in a lot of British comics' heads, where they are safe.
Everyone, everywhere, and all the time, used to laugh at me when I was growing up. So, when I was around 18, I thought, 'I'll become a comedian, and then if everyone laughs at me, I'll be famous.' So I went on stage one night and, for the first time in my life, everyone stopped laughing at me.
I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, how are you going to get into the corners?"
Probably the worst time in a person's life is when they have to kill a family member because they are the devil. But otherwise it's been a pretty good day.
Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps.

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