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Insane In The Men Brain

Phil Walker

Season 9, Ep. 4

Phil Walker talks


*running marathons

*triathlons, and more.

Not only is Phil the son of Roy Walker from Catchphrase, his sister is in Everyone’s Talking About Jamie!

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