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(film producer, actor)

Relationship Facts of Michael Phillips (producer)

Michael Phillips (producer) is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Is Michael Phillips Married Or Single?

Talking about his relationship status, Michael Philips is a divorced and single man.

Previously, he was married to Julia Philips, who is also a producer. Later, the duo ended their marriage due to personal reasons but the reason behind their separation is not known yet.

Apart from this, there is no info about their marriage, and it is also unknown whether the duo has children or not.

Who is Michael Phillips?

Michael Philips is a film producer and actor who hails from America.

He is known for his work in Steelyard Blues (1973), The Big Bus (1976), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Cannery Row (1982), Impostor (2001), and The Last Mimzy (2007).

Michael Phillips – Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Philips was born on June 29, 1943, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. As of 2022, he is 79 years old and holds American nationality.

Similarly, his ethnicity is Caucasian and as per the astrologers, his birth sign is Cancer.

As per the sources, it is known that he was brought up in Long Island, by his parents. Though the names of his parents are unknown, his mother used to work as a schoolteacher and was a housewife, too, while his father used to work as a garment manufacturer.


As per his academics, he earned his B.A. degree from Dartmouth College and J.D. from the New York University School of Law.

Michael Phillips – Professional Life, Careers

In 1960, Michael served as security on Wall Street, after getting admitted to the New York Bar. After moving to Malibu, California, along with his wife in 1971, the duo together produced their first film, Steelyard Blues. It stars, Donald Sutherland, and Jane Fonda.

Along with his former wife, Julia Philips, he financed $3,500 in total for the development of the screenplay, The Sting in 1972. The movie earned him, Academy Award for Best Picture as Michael and Julia became the first spouse team in becoming the winner of the Best Picture award.

Then, they produced, the American psychological drama film, Taxi Driver, which won the Plame D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival held in 1976.

Also, the produced Steven Spielberg’s American science fiction film, Close Encounter of the Third Kind. The movie stars Teri Garr, Bob Balaban, Cary Guffey, Francois Truffaut, Melinda Dillon, and Richard Dreyfuss.

With prior successes, his production company, Mercury Entertainment, decided to produce around three to five films per year with a budget of $ 10 million.  Unfortunately, the film, The Flamingo Kid (1984), and Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead (1991) did not go successful.

Following that, he formed a new company along with Michale Douglas, to produce independently financed features in 1986. Then, Mercury Entertainment merged with Debmar Studios and was re-named, Debmar-Mercury in 2006.

The Sting, earned each producer a Golden Laurel Award, after getting enlisted into the Producers Guild of America’s Hall of Fame.

Their other, production, Taxi Driver peaked to be the 52nd-best American feature film of all time by the American Film Institute.

Michael Phillips – Net worth, Salary

The professional producer, Michael has an estimated net worth that ranges around $1.5 Million. The yearly or monthly salary he is paid or received is not known.

Michael Phillips – Rumors, Controversy

Maintaining a low-key life, Michael has not been part of any sort of serious rumors or controversies. He has successfully balanced his professional as well as professional life.

Body Features- Height, Weight

The 79-years old producer, Michael stands at an average height and weight as per his age. In addition, he has a fair complexion, along with a pair of black eyes and grey hair.

Social Media

Currently, the American producer, Michale Philips does not own any social media handles. He is absent on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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