Phil Hay

Hay in 2018, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Philip Carl Hay

Place of Birth: Akron, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 31, 1969

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish, possibly other

Phil Hay is an American screenwriter. His writing partner is Matt Manfredi. They have written movies Ride Along (2014) and The Invitation (2015), among others.

Phil is married to film and television director Karyn Kusama, with whom he has one child.

Phil’s paternal grandfather was Everette E. Hay (the son of Claude Everette Hay and Grace V. Hartle). Everette was born in either Illinois or Indiana. Claude was born in Indiana, the son of William M. Hay and Elizabeth Worman. Grace was born in Illinois, the daughter of Jacob Hartle Jr. and Mary Frances Hendricks.

Phil’s paternal grandmother was Louise Lena Lueschen (the daughter of Fredrick Martin Lueschen and Lena Caroline Schultz). Louise was born in Illinois. Fredrick was born in Oldenburg, Germany. Lena was born in Germany, the daughter of William Schultz and Mary.

Source: Obituary of Phil’s paternal grandmother, Louise Lena (Lueschen) Hay –

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