Phillip was the fifth wiggle of the group, before they had their iconic coloured skivvies. He wrote and provided the keys for most of the songs on the Wiggles' debut album. He is the only Wiggle to not appear in a video, except for the original music videos of Get Ready To Wiggle and Dorothy the Dinosaur. He has not made an appearance in any part of the Wiggles franchise since 1992. He was the very first member ever to leave the group. According to Phillip Wilcher, the reason why he left is because he wasn't comfortable performing with the other four Wiggles. Their spokesperson, Dianna O'Neill, claims that he submitted a letter of resignation because he wanted to continue composing classical music. He is also the only original Wiggle who has not appeared in a movie, TV series and not wear a specific coloured skivvy.


  • He was the second oldest Wiggle out of the five original Wiggles.
  • You can hear his voice on many of the songs on the debut album.
  • Although he was portrayed as a trumpet player in the Get Ready To Wiggle music video, his real world counterpart plays the piano, not the trumpet.
  • Phillip said himself online if he were to wear a coloured skivvy, he would be the green or white wiggle. In real life, these colours were worn by Anthony
  • He is still active on social media.
The Wiggly Group Anthony Wiggle - Lachy Wiggle - Simon Wiggle - Tsehay Wiggle - John Wiggle - Caterina Wiggle - Kelly Wiggle - Evie Wiggle - Dorothy the Dinosaur - Henry the Octopus - Captain Feathersword - Wags the Dog - Shirley Shawn the Unicorn
The Former Wiggles Murray Wiggle - Jeff Wiggle - Greg Wiggle - Phillip Wiggle - Sam Wiggle - Emma Wiggle
Minor Characters Officer Beaples - The Wagettes - The Wiggly Dancers - Hot-Pots The Oven - Foodman - Paul the Cook - Flora Door - The Little Wiggles - Magdalena the Mermaid - Professor Singalottasonga - Santa Claus - Ringo the Ringmaster - Wally the Great
Guest Stars Lee Hawkins - Steve Irwin - Kylie Minogue - Al Roker - Leo Sayer - Robert Rakete - Ross Wilson - Alfonso Rinaldi - Daryl Somers