Phillip Reeves is an American film and television actor, playwright, and screenwriter. His major roles so far are Charles Swedelson on the sitcom Girlfriends, as General Krieger in Commander in Chief and as the doctor in My Wife and Kids. He has written the script for one movie, Happy, Texas, from 1999, and a second film, The Other Side is under production. Among his many television appearances are episodes of LA Law, Nowhere Man, 3rd Rock from the Sun, JAG, NYPD Blue, Desperate Housewives, Medium and others. Reeves is often seen in the works of Alexander Payne, and has also appeared in minor roles in several feature films, including About Schmidt, Election, 13 Going on 30, Sideways and Fun with Dick and Jane. Reeves plays a regular guest role in the NBC comedy television series Parks and Recreation as Paul Iaresco, the city manager of the fictional Indiana town of Pawnee. His play FROM THE JOURNAL OF HAZARD MCCAULEY is published by Broadway Play Publishing.