Philip Charles MacKenzie
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Philip Charles MacKenzie directed three episodes of "George Lopez" in the first two seasons on the series.
Basic Information
Name Philip Charles MacKenzie
Birthname Philip Charles Harris
Born (1946-05-07) May 7, 1946 (age 74)
Gender Male
Occupation: Actor, TV/Film Director
Family/Personal Information
Spouse(s): Alison LaPlaca (1991-present, 1 child)
Linda Carlson (1971-1989, divorced)
Character Information
Involved with/Appeared on: George Lopez (TV series)
Job on series/
Appeared as:
Episodes involved with
Appeared in:
3 in Seasons 1 & 2

Philip Charles MacKenzie (born May 9, 1946) directed three episodes of George Lopez; "Happy Birthdays in Season 1 (episode #2), and "Show Dyslexic The" (episode #3) and "Halloween Cheer" (episode #4) in Season Two.

A noted Hollywood actor and television director, Philip is best known for his role as Donald Maltby on the long-running Showtime cable network sitcom TV series Brothers which ran from 1984-89, and as Ted Nichols on the 1989-90 FOX-TV sitcom series Open House, which he worked on with his current wife Alison LaPlaca.

In 1984, MacKenzie began in the featured role of flamboyant, effeminate Donald Maltby on Brothers. The series portrayed positive gay role models, particularly in the character of Cliff Waters (Paul Regina). MacKenzie's portrayal of resident "queen" and Cliff's unlikely friend Donald provided a sharp contrast to Cliff's masculinity. After the first season concluded, MacKenzie won his first CableACE Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He was nominated for the same award again in 1987, following the show's third season. He continued doing guest roles in between the shooting of Brothers on shows such as CBS-TV's Newhart and NBC-TV's St. Elsewhere.

Also in 1987, Charles began directing selected episodes of Brothers. Since that time, he has directed episodes of more than 30 TV series, including ABC-TV's Roseanne, Suddenly Susan, and According to Jim.


External links

IMDb logo.png Philip Charles MacKenzie at the Internet Movie Database

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