Phil Lloyd's acting career started with his regular appearances on The Big Bite. He went on to star in ABC TV's Review with Myles Barlow for which he won the AFI award in 2009 and 2010 for Best Performance in a Television Comedy. He also starred in At Home with Julia, A Moody Christmas and has had guest roles in ABC TV's Laid, Woodley, Rake and The Elegant Gentleman's Guide to Knife Fighting as well as Wild Boys. His writing credits are extensive and include The Big Bite, My New Best Friend, The Big Arvo, Home and Away, Winners and Losers, Neighbours, Farm Kids, Review with Myles Barlow, The Trophy Room, At Home With Julia, A Moody Christmas, The Elegant Gentleman's Guide to Knife Fighting and It's A Date.
His awards include Best Television comedy series at the AFI Awards in 2009 and 2010 and The Sydney Morning Herald award for Best New Comedy of the Year in 2008.