Phillip Edward Van Lear (COACH JONES)

Phillip last appeared at the Playhouse in the 2015 production of STICK FLY. He is an accomplished television/film and theatre actor, best known for his recurring roles in “Prison Break” (FOX); “Chicago Code” (FOX); and “Boss” (STARZ). Other television credits include “Leverage,” “Turks,” “Early Edition,” and “The Beast.” Film credits include Tyler Perry’s “Meet the Brown,” “Barbershop 2,” “The Express,” “The Underground,” and “Southside with You.” Phillip has also worked on some of Chicago’s biggest stages including The Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, and Victory Gardens.

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