Phil McCarthy is a character who appeared in Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame of Season 3 in AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead. He was one of the four people who founded the Broke Jaw Ranch. He was portrayed by Rocky McMurray.
Nothing is known about Phil before the apocalypse, except that he helped build the Broke Jaw Ranch community. It is also known that he is one of the men responsible for the death of Qaletaqa Walker's Uncle.
After the massacre led by Qaletaqa on Phil’s outpost, he is seen tied to a chair and recites a poem. Phil repeats the lines over and over again as a crow is seen on his shoulder eating his brain. Madison uses Troy’s knife to stab him in the brain out of mercy.
Troy buries Phil’s corpse at his outpost.