Phil is one of the Cheers Barflies, appeared in 32 episodes. The older gentleman always referred to as Phil -- that’s Phil Perlman, Rhea’s dad, the actress who plays Carla. He listed himself in the credits as Philip Perlman. After he retired as a manager of a toy company in Brooklyn, Perlman became an actor and frequently appeared in films opposite his son-in-law, Danny DeVito. He died May 8, 2015 at the age of 95.