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Philip Perlman (1919–2015)

Philip Perlman was born on August 15, 1919 in Poland. He is known for his work on Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Out of Sight (1998) and The War of the Roses (1989). He was married to Adele Perlman. He died on April 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »


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Out of Sight Old Elevator Gent
The War of the Roses Bidder at Auction
Man on the Moon Mama Rivoli's Angry Guy


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 2006 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
I.V. Man
- The Gang Exploits a Miracle (2006) ... I.V. Man (as Phil Pearlman)
 2006/I Even Money
Retiree (as Phil Pearlman)
 2005 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School
Civil Defense Man (as Phil Perlman)
 2003 Duplex
Phil (as Phillip Perlman)
 2002 Frasier (TV Series)
- Cheerful Goodbyes (2002) ... Phil
 2000 Drowning Mona
Motel Cashier
 1999 Man on the Moon
Mama Rivoli's Angry Guy (as Phil Perlman)
 1998 Out of Sight
Old Elevator Gent (as Phil Perlman)
 1986-1993 Cheers (TV Series)
- One for the Road (1993) ... Phil (uncredited)
- It's Lonely on the Top (1993) ... Phil
- Love Me, Love My Car (1992) ... Phil (uncredited)
- Feelings... Whoa, Whoa, Whoa (1992) ... Phil
- Teaching with the Enemy (1992) ... Phil
 1992 Sibs (TV Series)
- If I Only Had a Dad (1992) ... Phil (as Phil Perlman)
 1992 Hoffa
 1992 Class Act
 1991-1992 Roc (TV Series)
- Roc Strikes Out (1992)
 1991 Other People's Money
Garfield Supporter
 1990 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School (Short)
Civil Defense Instructor
 1989 The War of the Roses
Bidder at Auction
 1987 Throw Momma from the Train
Mr. Perlman
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Old Man by Telephone in Station House
- The Young, the Beautiful and the Degraded (1982) ... Old Man by Telephone in Station House (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
 1975 Deadly Hero (video technician)
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 1984 The Ratings Game (TV Movie) (special thanks - as Phil Perlman)

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