Phillip Hayes was born on 28 February 1958 in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom. His best-known voice is playing the dim-witted robot chicken, Scratch, in the US television program Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog. He also has appeared in many on-screen television and movie roles. Another notable role was Billy Holme in Age of Empires III: The War Chiefs.
Hack was later voiced by Scott McNeil.