- LATEST NEWS 2019:
- Philippe is currently performing stunts at Paramount Pictures Hollywood Studios for ‘Grace & Frankie’ starring Jane Fonda. He can be seen in the battle scenes alongside Dave Bautista (‘Guardians of The Galaxy’) & Brittany Snow (‘Pitch Perfect’) in the action film ‘Bushwick’ shot in NYC, available on Netflix. He recently stunt-doubled on 2 Horror films: ‘Cadaver’, starring Shay Mitchell (‘Pretty Little Liars’) & Louis Herthum (‘Westworld’) shot in Boston, due for a 2018 release and ‘Cut Shoot Kill’ starring William Hurt’s son Alex Hurt shot in the PA Poconos, and for the upcoming NBC crime series ‘Gone’ starring Chris Noth. (‘Sex & the City’) shot in Pittsburgh. Philippe is currently in Los Angeles Wire Work, MoCap, Fight & Weapons Training for his upcoming projects. Stay tuned!
PHILIPPE’S STUNT REEL:
- : Originally from the Jura Mountain region of St. Antoni-Heitenried in Switzerland, Philippe Vonlanthen was raised also in Bognor Regis by the West Sussex Coast of England. He set off at 21 by bicycle though France & Switzerland to work on a boat at the Cannes Film Festival, then began his travel around the world for love, adventure and a good bottle of red wine; stopping in Australia for some time before making The United States his home base.
An accomplished Black Belt martial artist trained under Eddie Hanson then Chris Kent & Alan Gibson of SAMA in Brighton, UK, he became a PKA/ AMERIKICK-International Full Contact Kickboxing Champion, successfully fighting in Europe & in the USA, attaining a #10 Welterweight World-Ranking. Philippe also received training as an actor at the Lee Strasberg Studio in London under the late Michael Billington & Anna Strasberg and further with Nancy Bishop in Berlin. He continues to take class & expand his skills as an actor, stuntman & filmmaker in the USA. Other great adventures thus far include trekking through the Himalayas of Nepal to the base camp of Mt. Everest, horseback riding through Sacred Native American Land in New Mexico, witnessing Space Shuttle Discovery’s final launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, performing in a Wild West Stunt Show at Phantasialand in Germany, being bitten twice by a snake whilst climbing a volcanic core to watch the sunrise above Byron Bay in Australia and having the pleasure of doubling a young Heath Ledger on his breakout TV series “Roar”. Philippe believes in volunteering as a chance to give back & make a difference, be it tree planting in NYC, working at music festivals in New Orleans or using his passion for cooking to help feed the homeless & needy wherever he finds himself. Philippe also likes to live by the quote of his childhood hero Charlie Chaplin that “A day without laughter… is a day wasted.”For Film & TV Acting or Stunt work contact Philippe: email@example.com.
Philippe is listed on IMDb.com. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1053416
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RECENT COMMERCIAL APPEARANCES Ricola (2011- 2013) The Swiss Diplomat. (National USA.)
PUBLICITY & AWARDS SAG Award Nomination Switzerland’s 20 Minuten “Philippe Vonlanthen: Our man in the Dream Factory”. People Magazine: Exclusive. “Gotham” Featuring Philippe Vonlanthen & Jada Pinkett Smith. (FOX)
MUSIC VIDEOS Philippe has directed 4 short films & also shot 2 music videos for The Fabian Fernandez Band from their album “I Welcome You!” available on iTunes. Both feature LA based musician/actor Fabian Fernandez, who also plays guitar for the “Spongebob Squarepants” TV series.
Thanks to Koen van Meeuwen. http://www.newlandfilm.com in Utrecht, The Netherlands for continued technical support & artistic collaboration. To everyone who has hired me, trained or worked alongside me or just offered support on my way throughout this Showbiz journey. I am grateful for my opportunities. Cheers! Merci! Vielen Dank! ~ Philippe. firstname.lastname@example.org
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