Phil LaMarr

Actor/comedian Phil LaMarr is best known as a cast member of Mad TV and as the guy who got his brains blown out in Pulp Fiction.  A native of Los Angeles, LaMarr was a member of The Groundlings, the award-winning sketch and improv comedy group. In addition, he has studied improv at Second City and at the ImprovOlympic in Chicago with Del Close. LaMarr has also improvised with Cold Tofu, Off the Wall and the Purple Crayon of Yale University, of which he was a founding member.  His television credits include guest starring roles on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Cold Case, Reno 911!, Without a Trace, The Bernie Mac Show, NYPD Blue, Living Single, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Murphy Brown. His stage credits include The Tempest, As You Like It, Guys and Dolls, Asylum at The Actors Gang, South Coast Repertory's Make the Break and Sacred Fools Theater's The Fatty Arbuckle Spookhouse Revue.  LaMarr’s extensive voice-over work includes regular roles on the animated series Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, Static Shock, Ozzy & Drix, Evil Con Carne, Samurai Jack and Justice League Unlimited. His recurring roles include King of the Hill, Family Guy, The Proud Family and The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron. He can be heard on such video games as “Metal Gear Solid 2”, “Doom 3”, “Jak 3”, “Mercenaries” and “Men of Valor.”  On the big screen, LaMarr has appeared in Spider-Man 2, Step Brothers, It’s Pat, Bio-Dome, Eat Your Heart Out, Kill the Man, Free Enterprise, Cherish, Manna From Heaven, Speaking of Sex, Back by Midnight and Quid Pro Quo, a 2008 Sundance Film Festival selection in the Spectrum category.  LaMarr also spent the beginning of 2010 performing in the Pee Wee Herman Show at the Nokia Club in Los Angeles, playing Cowboy Curtis.