Phil Hartman

Philip Edward Phil Hartman was a CanadianAmerican actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and graphic artist. Born in Brantford, Ontario, Hartman and his family moved to the United States in 1958. After graduating from California State University, Northridge, with a degree in graphic arts, he designed album covers for bands like Poco and America. Feeling the need for a more creative outlet, Hartman joined the comedy group The Groundlings in 1975 and there helped comedian Paul Reubens develop his character Peewee Herman. Hartman cowrote the screenplay for the film Peewees Big Adventure and made recurring appearances on Reubens show Peewees Playhouse.

Hartman was born Philip Edward Hartmann on September 24, 1948 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. He was the fourth of eight children of Doris Marguerite and Rupert Loebig Hartmann, a salesman specializing in building materials. His parents were Catholic and raised their children in that faith. As a middle child, Hartman found affection hard to earn and stated I suppose I didnt get what I wanted out of my family life, so I started seeking love and attention elsewhere.

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