Emo Philips is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, writer and producer. His stand-up comedy persona makes use of paraprosdokians spoken in a wandering falsetto tone of voice. The confused, childlike delivery of his material produces the intended comic timing in a manner invoking the "wisdom of children" or the idiot savant.
|Birth name:||Philip Soltanec|
|Born:||February 7, 1956, Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Genres:||Black comedy, Surreal humor, wit, word play|
|Website:||Emo Philips's Official site|
|Twitter:||Emo Philips's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Emo Philips's IMDb|
About Emo Philips
US comic known for the phrase "I'm a great lover, I'll bet" who often employs paraprosdokians and garden path sentences spoken in a wandering falsetto tone. He released his fourth comedy album, "E=mo² plus the Entire Live at the Hasty Pudding Theatre," in 2003.
His real name is Phil Soltanek. He adopted a pseudonym after beginning his career as a performer.
He has been featured in acting roles on television series such as Miami Vice and The Weird Al Show.
He married Judy Tenuta in 1988.
He was featured on the TV series The Weird Al Show, which is produced by Dick Clark Productions.
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- Male actors from Illinois