Phil Winklestien
Vital Statistics
Title Frankencelery
Gender Male
Vegetable Celery
First Episode Appearance Where's God When I'm S-Scared?
Voice Actor Phil Vischer

Frankencelery is a character in VeggieTales. Phil Winklestein is an actor from Toledo, Ohio who appears in a scary TV show that Junior watches in Where's God When I'm S-Scared?He appears in person in Junior's bedroom with Bob and Larry to help Junior with his fears by apologizing for scaring him on TV. Junior realizes that Phil is a normal guy and that Frankencelery is just a character.

Phil/Frankencelery's character is fairly unused thus far, besides his appearances in the quartet singers of "The Yodeling Veteranarian of the Alps" Silly Song, Larry Learns to Listen and Bob Lends a Helping Hand.

He also makes a few cameo appearances in Larry-Boy! & the Fib from Outer Space!.


Frankencelery is a celery with purple eyelids and a green nose. He has black hair and a unibrow. He also has two bolts on the sides of his neck. When he is part of the quartet singers, he wears a blue sweater with a white collared undershirt and a black necktie.




  • Frankencelery sings bass in a quartet singer.
  • Phil Winklestein was possibly named after his voice actor, VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer.
  • Frankencelery's voice sounds very similar to Jimmy Gourd's voice.