Philip D. "Phil" Fehrle is an American producer and screenwriter.
He was an episode writer and producer for Thomas & Friends, who started working on the series as a producer for Thomas and the Magic Railroad. He replaced Britt Allcroft and David Mitton as the producer for the series, though Mitton remained as director. He was also a script consultant for the sixth and seventh seasons. He created the spin-off series Jack and the Sodor Construction Company.
Andreas Fehrle is his son.
He has produced such shows as “CHiPs”, “The Quest”, “Vega$”, “Eight Is Enough”, “Police Story”, “Beach Patrol” and movies such as “Charlton Heston Presents the Bible”, “The Whipping Boy”, “Curacao”, “The Little Kidnappers”, "Dennis the Menace", "The Story Lady", “Lone Star Bar & Grill” and “Lots of Luck”.
- He is the only American born producer for the series.
- Both he and Shining Time Station actor Ed Begley Jr. both worked on the movie, "The Story Lady".