Cancer Jul 14, 1946 New York City Actor and Writer
Philip Reeves is an American film and television actor and screenwriter. His major roles so far are those of Charles Swedelson on the sitcom Girlfriends, Senator Andrew Doyle in HBO's VEEP, as Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Krieger in Commander in Chief and as Dr. Krieger in the Wayons' My Wife and Kids.
So far he has written scripts for several movies including - Happy, Texas, from 1999 - and a second film - called The Other Side - is under production.
Among his television appearances are episodes of LA Law, Nowhere Man, 3rd Rock from the Sun, JAG, NYPD Blue, Desperate Housewives, Medium and many others.
Reeves has been seen in the works of Alexander Payne, and has also appeared in roles in several feature films, including About Schmidt, Election, 13 Going on 30, Sideways and Fun with Dick and Jane. Reeves played a regular guest role in the NBC comedy television series Parks and Recreation as Paul Iaresco, the city manager of the fictional Indiana town of Pawnee.
Reeves plays "Coach T" in a series of Toyota commercials that have aired in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
His play From The Journal Of Hazard McCauley was published by Broadway Play Publishing Inc.