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Phil McGraw Biography

Birth Name:
Phillip C. McGraw
Birth Place:
Vinita, Oklahoma, United States
Talk-show host, author, psychologist

Fast Facts

  • Went to the University of Tulsa on a football scholarship, but transferred to Midwestern State University after an injury
  • Spent 10 years working in a private psychology practice with his father
  • First of many books, Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters, was published in 1999
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  • Phil Foundation helps provide disadvantaged and foster children with education, housing, job training and medical and mental health services
  • Appeared on a 2010 episode of the Tennis Channel's Celebrity Tennis to discuss his obsession with the game