Phill Lewis as Marion Moseby
Born on September 4, 1968 in Uganda, Phill Lewis launched his acting career by taking the lead role in the short-lived sitcom, Teech. However, the show was canceled after four episodes due to his arrest for driving under the influence and vehicle manslaughter which killed 21-year-old Isabel Duarte. Due to his good behavior and active participation in awareness campaigns, the Maryland judge cut the sentence to a year. Lewis was very involved with promoting awareness of drug use at schools, churches and prisons.
Despite the terrible tragedy, Lewis was able to get back into building his career as an actor. His numerous television credits include Lizzie McGuire
, Yes, Dear, Friends
, A Different World, JAG, Ally McBeal
, Joan of Arcadia, Mad About You, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
and Brothers & Sisters. He also appeared in Sister, Sister and The Wayans Bros. However, he is also known for his work on Disney Channel's The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, where he plays the manager of Tipton Hotel, Mr. Marion Moseby.
As for film, Lewis appeared on movies Heathers, Brother Future, Slickers, I Spy, Kicking & Screaming, Elvis Has Left the Building and Surviving Christmas.
Lewis also hosted the first and second Disney Channel Games with Brian Stepanek. He also appeared in the made-for-TV movies Tag Team, My Past is My Own, and Clippers. In 2011, he was seen in movies like The Suite Life Movie and Good Luck Charlie.