Originally from Queens, New York, Phil Buckman arrived in Los Angeles (by way of Baltimore, MD. and Boston, MA) as a teenager, and quickly made a name for himself in the L.A. music scene as the bassist for the dynamic TRIBAL SEX CULT. Upon the demise of T.S.C., Phil kept busy with a wide variety of projects including TEXTURE, HELICOPTER HELICOPTER, FINE, THE IMPOSTERS, GO BETTY GO, and FILTER as well as contributing to various film and TV soundtracks. Phil also holds down the low end for the Tom Petty/Johnny Cash tribute band, PETTY CASH (featuring members of Juliette & The Licks, H20, The Offspring, and Ì GES). Phil also enjoys a successful acting and voiceover career with series regular roles on such television shows as Drexell’s Class, Daddy’s Girls, City of Angels, Bob Patterson, and most recently in his role as art teacher, “Henry Preston”, on the FOX hit, Boston Public.