Long after moving back to Birmingham, Alabama after his film career was over, Philip was inducted in 1989 into the Alabama Walk of Fame for his role in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962).
Attended Ramsay High School in Birmingham, Alabama.
Alford is a successful businessman and consultant in Birmingham, Alabama.
Philip's sister, Eugenia, became the stand-in actress for child actress Mary Badham, who played Jem's sister, Scout, in the classic film To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). Philip, who played Jem, and Mary were known to be antagonistic towards each other on the set.
Son of a Gadsden, Alabama brickmason.