Lee Philips Movies and Career Information
Jan 10, 1927
New York City
Actor and Director
Lee Philips (January 10, 1927 - March 3, 1999) was a prolific actor and director. Philips' acting career started on Broadway, and peaked with a starring role as Michael Rossi in the film adaptation of Peyton Place opposite Lana Turner. In the 1950s his career shifted towards directing, with credits ranging from the television series of Peyton Place to the Dick Van Dyke Show. He directed Dick Van Dyke on several episodes of Diagnosis: Murder. In 1973 he directed The Girl Most Likely to... starring Stockard Channing. Philips succumbed to progressive supranuclear palsy in 1999.