Phil Hendrie

Phil Hendrie


9/1/1952, Arcadia, CA

Birth Name

Philip Hendrie


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Phil was raised in Arcadia, California. He attended Pasadena City College for two years, then went to work in Orlando Florida doing construction and cement finishing.

Phil worked as a DJ in a variety of radio stations around the country. In 1990, he was doing a…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Phil Hendrie has a You Tube Channel entitled The Real Bud Dickman, with over a thousand subscribers. The videos in question are tapes of Phil performing bits on the air with a mic in one hand and a phone in the other.

    • In 1997, Phil Hendrie married fellow talk show host Maria Sanchez, it was broadcast live on the air while they were aboard the Queen Mary.

    • The New Phil Hendrie Show began on June 25 2007; by July 15 2008 he had over 80 affiliates broadcasting his talk show, an impressive accomplishment in the radio industry.

    • The Phil Hendrie Show was so popular that fans created, a spoof of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia but, all about Phil Hendrie and the outrageous characters on his show.

    • Phil Hendrie helped create a charity for homeless youth in Los Angeles entitled My Friend's Place. Phil remains on the board of directors and takes great pride in the work with the charity.Since 1997 Phil Hendrie has donated all the proceeds of his eight "Best of" CDs to My Friend's Place, a charity for homeless youth in the Los Angeles area.

    • Phil portrayed the "Nets coach" in the 2008 film Semi-Pro starring Will Ferrell and directed by Kent Alterman.

    • Phil Hendrie's radio show starred himself, a ventriloquist Phil specialized in voice acting. He would create outrageous characters to have a debate with, then an unwitting caller would find themselves the victim of a hilarious prank. An example of one of Phil's shows would star say Bobbie Dooley the president of the Western Estates Home Owners Association (in reality Phil) who along with her husband (also Phil) would create an outrageous rule such as banning wheel chair ramps from the front of the house because it would give the impression that "a bunch of crips lived" there. This type of format led to Phil's show getting nationally syndicated on over 100 radio stations across the U.S.

    • The character Phil Hendrie plays on The Unit, George Tatelman is a radio host and station manager for KTML "The Missile". In real life Hendrie hosts a radio show on the Talk Radio Network from 10 pm to 1 am.

    • Phil was featured in the Trey Parker/Matt Stone movie "Team America: World Police", as the voices of "I.N.T.E.L.L.I.G.E.N.C.E." and "Chechnyan Terrorist".

    • Phil Hendrie hosted a nationally syndicated talk radio show on the Premiere Radio Network until his retirement on June 23, 2006. "The Phil Hendrie Show" was on 100+ radio stations across the country. He retired his radio show in order to pursue his acting career.

  • Quotes

    • Phil Hendrie: (on his final broadcast) The guys that run the radio companies today are the most worthless empty suits that I have ever come across in my life.

    • Phil Hendrie: About Michael Jackson The guy`s a freak. Other than the fact that he molested some kids, I don`t know why he`s a freak.

  • Phil is hands dwn 1 of The Most Talented pple I have heard.I 1st heard him and I thght what turned out 2 b a bit.was real(ppl who get his humor really get it)pple who dont,well they get Punked,n fact he orig the concept,Ashton just put a twist on it.moreless

    I liked the show Teachers very much, It will be a hit,Tonight is the first time I had ever seen it, I recognized Mr Hendrys voice, so I tuned in,It was funny, and smart, and lucky for the writers, They brought in Mr Hendry. He has a HUGE fan base.