Phil Arnold (1909 - 1968) was an American screen, stage and television actor who appeared in approximately 200 films and television shows between 1938 and 1968 - in bit parts most of the time. A regular in the Three Stooges shorts, he also participated in many B movies, a few A ones and a host of TV series episodes. Easily recognizable by his small stature, his expressive face and his bald head, he played mainly popular types, whether good or bad ones. As a villain, he could easily embody a henchman or an escaped convict . Among the rare white collar roles he played he was a dentist once and a professor twice. But he was mostly cast as a common man, often with a big big mouth. Several times a cabbie, a delivery man, a vendor or a cop he was also hired to play a waiter, bellboy, an elevator boy, a parking attendant, a stage hand or even a bum.