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Michael Phillips

Biography

Film critic known for his use the Chicago Tribune. He produced frequent looks on At the films with Ebert & Roeper between 2006 and 2008. He became a member of the Chicago Tribune after operating like a critic for the LA Times, NORTH PARK Union-Tribune, and many other papers. After Ebert and Roeper remaining At the films, he along with a.O. Scott had been hired to dominate the show, nonetheless it just lasted in regards to a year. He previously three children along with his wife Heidi. He ranked Capote, which starred Philip Seymour Hoffman, as his number 1 film of 2005.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth March 11, 1961
Place Of Birth Kenosha, WI
Profession Journalist
Nationality American
Spouse Heidi Stevens
Children Kate Phillips
Siblings Whitney Phelps, Hilary Phelps
Awards Academy Award for Best Picture, PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures, AACTA Award for Best Production Design
Movies Steelyard Blues, The Sting, Taxi Driver, Heartbeeps, Cannery Row, The Flamingo Kid, Eyes of an Angel, Mom and Dad Save the World, Ae Fond Kiss..., The Last Mimzy
TV Shows At the Movies
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1His dream project in the 1980s was to film Isaac Asimov's "The Foundation" trilogy of novels, which he planned to do back-to-back, a forerunner of the approach later applied to "Lord of the Rings"; "The Foundation" project may yet be realized (by others) 25 years after his attempt.
2He and his wife Julia Phillips were the only married couple to win Oscars the same year. They were also the first one to win in the same category.
3Has production company with Juliana Maio, 'Lighthouse Productions'.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Steelyard Blues1973producer
The Last Mimzy2007producer
Impostor2001executive producer
Mimic1997executive producer
Trailer Park1995TV Series co-executive producer / producer
The Companion1994TV Movie producer
Jane's House1994TV Movie executive producer
Mom and Dad Save the World1992producer
Eyes of an Angel1991executive producer / producer
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead1991executive producer
The Flamingo Kid1989TV Short producer
The Flamingo Kid1984producer
Cannery Row1982producer
Heartbeeps1981producer
Close Encounters of the Third Kind1977producer
The Big Bus1976executive producer
Taxi Driver1976producer
The Sting1973producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
David's Dinosaur2017very special thanks post-production
Inside the Legend2012TV Series thanks - 4 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pollywood2018Documentary filmingHimself - Interviewee
Influence and Appreciation: A Martin Scorsese Tribute2007Video documentary shortHimself
Producing 'Taxi Driver'2007Video documentary shortHimself - Guest
Greatest Ever Blockbuster Movies2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The World's Greatest Actor2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Golden Globes: Hollywood's Dirty Little Secret2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood2003DocumentaryHimself
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images1986TV MovieHimself - Producer (as Michael Steven Phillips)
The Making of 'Cannery Row'1982Video documentary shortHimself
The 46th Annual Academy Awards1974TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Picture

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998PGA Hall of Fame - Motion PicturesPGA AwardsThe Sting (1973)· Tony Bill
· Julia Phillips
1974OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureThe Sting (1973)· Tony Bill
· Julia Phillips

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1981Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst PictureHeartbeeps (1981)
1977OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureTaxi Driver (1976)· Julia Phillips

TitleSalary
Steelyard Blues (1973)$100,000


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