Phil Olson

Phil Olson grew up in Edina, Minnesota, home of the first indoor mall. He went on to Dartmouth College where he majored in mathematics, was All Ivy in Track and played tight end on the Ivy League Championship Football team. After graduating from Dartmouth, Phil tried out for the Chicago Bears. Following a “summer with the Bears” he went on to receive an MBA from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and pursued a business career while writing stage and screenplays. Phil has written three national award-winning plays, one of which is “KOLD Radio, Whitefish Bay,” a.k.a “Crappie Talk.” He has also written several one-act plays that have been produced in Los Angeles and New York that are published. Phil has sold two screenplays, "Hooters: The Movie," an “American Pie-type” comedy based on the infamous restaurant chain, and "Reform School Girls," a comedy spoof of prison movies. As a script doctor, he’s re-written three movies that were produced. He’s also written for two television series.

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