|Philip Rosenthal Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||January 27, 1960|
Philip Rosenthal is an American TV writer and producer who is best known as the creator, writer, and executive producer of the cult-classic sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005). He had written/co-written 21 episodes of the series. He is also well recognized for presenting/hosting the food and travel documentaries I’ll Have What Phil’s Having (2015) and Somebody Feed Phil (2018, 2020). Both series revolved around him traveling to locations around the world to explore their food culture.
Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Philip had attended the Clarkstown North High School in New City, New York, where he was very active in Cue ‘N Curtain, the school’s drama and theatre club.
After his high school graduation in 1977, he had joined the Hofstra University, a private university in Hempstead, New York. He had graduated from there in 1981 with a degree in theatre studies.
TV Writer, Producer
- Father – Max Rosenthal
- Mother – Helen Rosenthal
- Siblings – Richard ‘Rich’ Rosenthal (Brother) (Producer)
- Others – Selma Horan (née Spencer) (Mother-in-Law) (Clerk), Robert J. Horan (Father-in-Law) (Courthouse Officer)
In 2020, Philip Rosenthal’s net worth was $200 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Philip has dated –
- Monica Horan (1986-Present) – Philip had started dating actress Monica Horan in 1986 and the couple got married in April 1990. They had known each other from the time when they were both attending the Hofstra University but began dating much later, in 1986. She went on to play Amy Louise MacDougall Barone (as a recurring character in the first 7 seasons and as part of the main cast in seasons 8 and 9) in Everybody Loves Raymond, a sitcom that Philip had created. They have 2 children together – a daughter named Lily Rosenthal and a son named Ben Rosenthal.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Ashkenazi Jewish (German) descent.
- Slender frame
- Short-cropped hair
- Affable smile
- Often sports a light stubble
Philip Rosenthal Facts
- In April 2000, Philip had directed the then-President Bill Clinton in a White House Correspondents’ Dinner video, which had earned wide critical acclaim.
- He had co-written the 9/11 telethon America: A Tribute to Heroes, a benefit concert that was conceptualized and created by the heads of the 4 major American broadcast networks – Fox, ABC, NBC, and CBS. The show was aired simultaneously on all 4 networks and had won the prestigious Peabody Award.
- In October 2006, he had released a book titled You’re Lucky You’re Funny: How Life Becomes a Sitcom, which depicts how events in his life led to the success of his TV show Everybody Loves Raymond.
- He had later written and directed a documentary film for Sony Pictures, titled Exporting Raymond, that depicts his efforts to adapt Everybody Loves Raymond for Russian TV despite having zero knowledge of Russian culture.
- In August 2015, he was one of the 98 members of the Los Angeles Jewish community who had written an open letter in support of the nuclear agreement that was proposed between Iran and 6 world powers led by the United States.
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