Todd Phillips

Phillips in 2019, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Todd Bunzl

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: c. 1970/1971

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Todd Phillips is an American film director, writer, producer, and actor.

His father was was born in Blaby, Leicestershire, England, to Jewish immigrant parents.

Todd’s paternal grandfather was Norbert E. Bunzl (the son of Josef Ewald Bunzl and Ella Metzl). Norbert was born in Prague, Czech Republic, and died in Israel. Josef was the son of Emanuel Bunzl and Johanna Karpeles. Ella was born in Kralupy nad Vltavou, Mělník District, Central Bohemian Region, the daughter of Karl Metzl and Bertha Neumann.

Todd’s paternal grandmother was Anna Fuchs (the daughter of Raphael Fuchs and Jetty Tennenbaum). Anna was born in Zboriv, Zborivs’kyi district, Ternopil’s’ka oblast, Ukraine.

Source: Genealogy of Todd Phillips (focusing on his father’s side) –

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