Joseph C. Phillips
Character Mayor Robert Weldon (first version)
Birthday January 17, 1962
Birth Place Denver, Colorado, USA
Appearances "Home Is Where the Heart Stops"

Joseph Connor Phillips is an American actor and a conservative, Christian commentator and writer who plays Mayor Robert Weldon on the first season of Castle.

Personal life

Joseph Phillip's mother died when he was young. His cousin Duane Evans' mother, whom he was close to after his mother died, helped raise him. He is from Massachusetts. He and his wife Nicole have three sons, Connor, Ellis, and Samuel.


From 1989 to 1991, Phillips portrayed U.S. Navy Lieutenant Martin Kendall on the popular NBC sitcom, The Cosby Show. Additionally, he portrayed attorney Justus Ward on the ABC soap opera General Hospital from 1994 to 1998.

Phillips is also a guest political commentator on News and Notes with Ed Gordon on most NPR radio stations. In 2006, Phillips published an autobiography, He Talk Like A White Boy, which includes a foreword by Tavis Smiley.

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