Des Plaines native Jeff Daniel Phillips wanted a career in the fine arts, but his claim to fame turned out to be his quietly explosive caveman in those wildly popular Geico Insurance commercials. "I kept a lid on it for a long time that I was the Caveman," Phillips told us. "Only recently have I been letting people know it's me because you always worry about being pigeon-holed."
Jeff Daniel PhillipsDes Plaines native Jeff Daniel Phillips will be seen in his newest movie, "The Lords of Salem," in the fall of 2012. Meanwhile, you can see the actor's three-hour Geico caveman makeup session reduced to minutes in "How to Make a Caveman" on YouTube and keep up with the actor at jeffdanielphillips.com.