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Dave Benson Phillips Biography – Dave Benson Phillips Wiki
Dave Benson Phillips is a British children’s television presenter, professional wrestler, entertainer, musician, and broadcaster. He became popular as the presenter of the children’s television program Playhouse Disney from 1998 to 2006 and The Fun Song Factory which ran from 1994 to 1999.
Some of his other works include presenting the game show Get Your Own Back, which he now tours with around the UK.
He will be cast in the television programme, BBC Celebrity MasterChef on Season 18.
He began his career as an usher at the Polka Children’s Theatre in Wimbledon, London. He then proceeded to work as an entertainer where he performed at children’s parties.
Following that, he worked for Pontins as a Bluecoat and a Children’s Uncle for Haven Holidays. A talent scout spotted him while working at Haven and he received an invitation from BBC Manchester to audition for Play School where he won the part. The show was later renamed Playdays and was on air for 9 years.
He was given his own show, Get Your Own Back in 1991. The show went on air on BBC One (and later CBBC) between 1991 and 2003. The show was nominated for a BAFTA in 1999. The show was made up of one child contestant and an adult (such as a relative or teacher) who, in the child’s eyes, had done something unreasonable, and for which the child wanted revenge.
Phillips operates Chester Benson Productions. It is a production company providing entertainment, removals, and transportation services, and offers inflatables for hire, such as bouncy castles. He was given his own show on ITV dubbed Wake Up in the Wild Room in 1996.
Yearly, he cohosts Let’s Rock The Moor! with Pat Sharp since May 2012. He also appeared on Big Brother’s Bit on the Side on Channel 5 as a panelist.
He appeared as a guest in Sooty in 2013. Phillips plays himself in an award-winning mockumentary web series called Getting Back with Dave Benson Phillips which started in 2017. The series by Andrew River was invited to showcase at MCM London Comic Con and the cast includes Pat Sharp and Ewen MacIntosh. The series and spin-off In Production are available to watch on YouTube.
His most recent gig was a professional wrestler after having also done so whilst working as a blue coat at Pontins.
Dave Benson Phillips Age
He was born on February 3, 1965, in the United Kingdom.
Dave Benson Phillips Wife
Phillips is married to Emma Phillips. The couple share a son, Benjamin.
Dave Benson Phillips Net Worth
Dave Benson Phillips’s net worth is unknown. However, he s believed to have a substantial net worth as a result of his longtime career in the entertainment industry.
Dave Benson Phillips Nationality
The entertainer is of British nationality.
Dave Benson Phillips Height
Phillips stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall.
His Instagram handle is @davebensonphill.