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Phil Roman

Phil Roman was born on December 21, 1930 in Fresno, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Simpsons (1989), Garfield and Friends (1988) and Tom and Jerry: The Movie (1992). See full bio »

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Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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The Simpsons
The Simpsons Producer
Garfield and Friends
Tom and Jerry: The Movie
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The Mask Producer


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 2016 El Americano: The Movie (executive producer)
 2005 An Animated Life: The Phil Roman Story (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 Tom and Jerry - The Ultimate Classic Collection (TV Series) (producer)
 2000 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (Video) (executive producer)
 1992-1999 The Simpsons (TV Series) (animation executive producer - 161 episodes)
- E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt) (1999) ... (animation executive producer)
- Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner? (1999) ... (animation executive producer)
- Brother's Little Helper (1999) ... (animation executive producer)
- Beyond Blunderdome (1999) ... (animation executive producer)
- Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo (1999) ... (animation executive producer)
 1997-1999 King of the Hill (TV Series) (animation executive producer - 9 episodes)
- A Fire-fighting We Will Go (1999) ... (animation executive producer)
- Leanne's Saga (1998) ... (animation executive producer)
- Hank's Dirty Laundry (1998) ... (animation executive producer)
- Snow Job (1998) ... (animation executive producer)
- The Unbearable Blindness of Laying (1997) ... (animation executive producer)
 1997 The Magic Pearl (executive producer)
 1996 The Story of Santa Claus (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 C-Bear and Jamal (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Sleepless in South Central (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Big (1996) ... (executive producer)
- The Emperor's New Gear (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1996 Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Kombat Begins Again (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1996 Bruno the Kid (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1995-1996 The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- Comicalamities/Super Felix/Dueling Whiskers (1996) ... (executive producer)
- The Golden Whatnot/The Mountain of Evil/Auto Biography (1996) ... (executive producer)
- The Fuzzy Bunny Show/The Milky Way (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1995 The Mask (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1994-1995 The Critic (TV Series) (animation executive producer - 23 episodes)
- I Can't Believe It's a Clip Show (1995) ... (animation executive producer)
- Dukerella (1995) ... (animation executive producer)
- Frankie and Ellie Get Lost (1995) ... (animation executive producer)
- Sherman of Arabia (1995) ... (animation executive producer)
- All the Duke's Men (1995) ... (animation executive producer)
 1988-1994 Garfield and Friends (TV Series) (executive producer - 121 episodes)
- Horror Hostess/Newsworthy Wade (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The Man Who Hated Cats/Deja Vu/Canned Laughter (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1994 The Bears Who Saved Christmas (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1994 Mighty Max (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Good Golly Ms. Kali (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1993-1994 Cro (TV Series) (executive producer - 19 episodes)
- They Move Mammoths, Don't They? (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Turn Up the Heat (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Lever in a Million Years (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Play It Again, Cro Not! (1994) ... (executive producer)
- What's That Smell (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1993 Animated Classic Showcase (producer)
 1993 A Cool Like That Christmas (TV Movie) (animation executive producer)
 1993 Nick & Noel (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 The Animated Classic Showcase: The Boy from Napoli (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 The Animated Classic Showcase: The Legend of the Moor's Will (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1992 Tom and Jerry: The Movie (producer)
 1990-1992 Bobby's World (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Bobby's Tooth or Dare (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Clubhouse Bobby (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Beach Blanket Bobby (1990) ... (executive producer)
- The Big Sweep (1990) ... (executive producer)
- The Visit to Aunt Ruth's (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1991-1992 Mother Goose and Grimm (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Puppy Love Story/Brotherhood of Ham (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Expensive Taste/Lassie Swim Home (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Funny Business/The Boogie Man (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Hero Worship/Search for Soap (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1991 Garfield Gets a Life (TV Movie) (producer)
 1990 Garfield's Feline Fantasies (TV Short) (producer)
 1989 Garfield's Thanksgiving (TV Short) (producer)
 1989 Garfield's Babes and Bullets (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1988 Garfield: His 9 Lives (TV Movie) (producer)
 1987 A Garfield Christmas Special (TV Short) (producer)
 1987 Garfield Goes Hollywood (TV Short) (producer)
 1986 Garfield in Paradise (TV Short) (producer)
 1985 Garfield in Disguise (TV Short) (producer)
 1984 Garfield in the Rough (TV Short) (producer)
 1979 It's Dental Flossophy, Charlie Brown (Short) (producer)
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Phantom Phil Roman | Phearless Phil Roman | Phiendish Phil Roman | Philip Roman | Phreaky Phil Roman

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Often directed animated specials with domestic animals, e.g. Charlie Brown, Garfield, & Tom and Jerry: The Movie

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