A native of Los Angeles, Phil was a member of The Groundlings, the award-winning sketch and improv comedy group. 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 television credits include guest starring on "Raising Hope,""Reno 911," "Happy Endings," “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” "Castle," "NYPD Blue," "Big Time Rush," "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "Murphy Brown." His stage credits include: ASYLUM at The Actors Gang, and South Coast Repertory's MAKE THE BREAK, Sacred Fools Theatre's inaugural production of THE FATTY ARBUCKLE SPOOKHOUSE REVUE and the role of “Cowboy Curtis” in The Pee-wee Herman Show both on Broadway and in the Emmy-nominated HBO special.
Phil was profiled in TV Guide for his voice-over work as well, which includes regular roles on the animated series “Kaijudo” "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends," "Futurama," "Static Shock," "Samurai Jack" and "Justice League" as well as recurring roles on "King of the Hill," "Family Guy," "Transformers: Animated," and "Afro-Samurai."
Recently, Phil's had a good time doing voices for video games as well. He can be heard on such projects as DEAD ISLAND, RAGE, METAL GEAR SOLID 2 & 4, FINAL FANTASY XII, KINGDOM HEARTS 3D, the INFAMOUS, MERCENARIES and JAK & DAXTER series and MEN OF VALOR.
On the big screen, LaMarr has appeared in the comedies KILL THE MAN, FREE ENTERPRISE, CHERISH and SPEAKING OF SEX with Bill Murray and Catherine O'Hara, and BACK BY MIDNIGHT with Rodney Dangerfield. As well as being featured in opposite QUID PRO QUO, a Sundance Film Festival selection and director Shawn Levy’s REAL STEEL starring Hugh Jackman.