More Bijou Phillips Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for The Door in the Floor)Bijou Phillips is the daughter of musician (and The Mamas and The Papas founder) John Phillips and actress Genevieve Waite.
At the age of 13, she began modeling, becoming one of the youngest people to grace the covers of Interview and the Italian edition of Vogue. She also appeared in several controversial Calvin Klein ads. At age 17, she recorded her first album, I'd Rather Eat Glass, produced by The Cars' Jerry Harrison.
While Ms. Phillips continues to pursue her music career, she has been working steadily in movies. After appearing in a small role in Allison Anders' Sugar Town, she starred in James Toback's Black and White and Larry Clark's Bully. The latter performance led to her being named one of the Shooting Stars of Tomorrow by The Hollywood Reporter.
Her film credits also include Cameron Crowe's award-winning Almost Famous, Christina Wayne's Tart, Salome Breziner's Fast Sofa, Marcus Adams' Octane, and Barbara Kopple's upcoming Havoc. She is currently at work on Rodger Grossman's What We Do Is Secret.
for "The Door in the Floor" updated 25-Aug-2004
Biography #3The multi-talented Bijou Phillips has led an unusual life. She spent her childhood in New York, California and South Africa. She excelled at equestrienne sport. When she was 13, she became a model to escape boarding school and landed on the cover of Interview Magazine and shortly thereafter became the youngest model to ever appear on the cover of Italian Vogue. Bijou appeared in several campaigns for Calvin Klein. She acquired a record deal with Almo Sounds at 17 and began work on her debut album ‘I'd Rather Eat Glass'. She was cast in Black and White by director James Toback and garnered nothing but glowing praise from critics for her performance in it. Bijou has continued to make films including Almost Famous and most recently a stunning performance in controversial film maker Larry Clark's Bully, which led the Hollywood Reporter to name her one of the year's Shooting Stars of tomorrow.