Mostly Credited As: Phil LaMarr Sometimes Credited As: Phillip La Marr Phil La Marr Phillip LaMarr Phil Lamarr
Birth Name: Phillip LaMarr Date Of Birth: January 24, 1967 (Age 48) Country Of Birth: USA Birth Place: Los Angeles, California Height: 5' 10" (1.77 m)
Phil LaMarr was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a graduate of Harvard-Westlake High School in North Hollywood and Yale University. LaMarr was a member of the award-winning sketch and improv comedy group The Groundlings. In addition, he has studied improv at Second City and at the ImprovOlympic in Chicago with Del Close. Phil has also improvised with Cold Tofu, Off the Wall, and the Purple Crayon of Yale University, of which he was a founding member.
His early film credits were initially due to his connections from his improv and college years. For example, LaMarr appeared in the film It's Pat because the writers were his friends from the Groundlings, and he appeared in Bio-Dome because the director was a friend from college. However, it was his small but memorable role in Pulp Fiction as Marvin (the man whom John Travolta's character accidentally shoots in the face) that gave him his big break. As of late, LaMarr is most promenintely recognized as a voice actor for videogames and cartoons. His most promenint roles being cartoons such as Static Shock, Justice League, Futurama, and the critically acclaimed Samurai Jack.
Provides the voice of Sig in the Jak videogame series. Provides verious impersonations of different starts, most prominently Micheal Jackson. Known for his role as Marvin in the movie Pulp Fiction. Provided the voice of Bugs for the videogame 50 Cent: Bulletproof. Was the voice of Dr. Carver in the disney channel orginal movie, The Proud Family Movie. Provided the voice of Christopher Jacobs in the video game Mercenaries. Played the role of Count Veger in the video game Jak 3. Static Shock and Justice League have had a few crossovers where the characters Green Lantern and Static appear. As the voice of both superheroes, LaMarr literally talks to himself in some scenes. He was in Pulp Fiction as well as the parody by MADtv called Gump Fiction. Phil LaMarr was one of the orginal cast members of the hit tv show, MADtv. More Trivia