About Jay Phillips
Straight out of our nation's capitol, Jaygot his first big break on radio as the cohostof Baltimore's successful WXYZmorning show and was soon votedBaltimore Magazine's Comedian of theYear. After moving to Hollywood, well known from his explosive performance on HBO's 'RussellSimmons Def Comedy Jam', Phillips followed up his stand up success with performances on'The Late Late Show', 'Jimmy Kimmel Live’, Showtime's ‘Comedy At The 420’, Live at Gothamand many other televised performances. - Jay landed a leading role opposite Will Ferrell,Woody Harrelson and Andre 3000 in the New Line feature ‘Semi-Pro’. That lead to a steadystream of Film and Television appearances keeping Jay on TV daily for the last decade.Stand Up Comedian-Since Variety Magazine labeled him 'Top Comics To Watch', Jay phillips is one of the top standup comedians headlining the country right now. Appearing on dozens of TV shows thatshowcase the great art of stand up, Jay has had many memorable performances. From theShowtime special Comedy At The 420, HBO Def Comedy Jam, 5 times on BET Comic View,STARZ 1st Amendment, the Late Night circuit and many more, Jay has become a well roundedand respected in the craft.Actor-Using Stand up as a springboard, the DC AREA native branched off to become a very wellrounded actor. After studying with Hollywoods top acting coaches for years, he has foundhimself breaking out starring in major films, network television shows and nationalcommercials.The movies Semi-Pro, Baby Mama and Prom Night all debuted #1 in the box office and remainin constant rotation on cable to this day. Episodes of The Shield, 10 Things I Hate About Youand The Soul man are all in current rotation. A new documentary called DYING LAUGHING is infilm festivals currently and has Jay featured in it, following the plight of the stand up comedian.CommercialsJay Phillips mass appeal has landed him as the face of many major brands in nationalcommercial campaigns. He has represented McDonalds, Aflac, Kia, Lotto and many more,even having a Super Bowl commercial for Carmax in 2013.Writer/ProducerJay Phillips has lend his talents to many projects as a writer and producer. In 2014 creditsincluded Writer/Consultant on the Critics Choice Awards ( writing for monologue andsegments). NBC also hired Jay as a producer to create the pilot #Funny that is still up forpossible syndication. BET hired Jay to segment produce the called THE XPERIMENT that aireddaily in 2015. Currently Jay has been hired as a writer on the BOUNCE TV shows IN THE CUTand the networks number one show FAMILY TIME.