- Philippe is currently in Pre-Production on TILL DEATH DO US PART (2020) his debut as an Action Movie Director, Screenwriter and Feature Film Producer under FONDUE FILMS (LLC Pending)
- Philippe appears in the upcoming Netflix series HUNTERS starring Al Pacino. He recently stunt-doubled Bill Pullman on THE SINNER, Scott Peat on RISING & Ethan Embry on GRACE & FRANKIE.
PHILIPPE’S STUNT REEL:
- Born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, his origins in the Jura Mountain region of St. Antoni-Heitenried in Fribourg Switzerland, Philippe was then raised in Bognor Regis by the West Sussex Coast of England. UK. He set off at age 21 by bicycle, cycling to the South of France to work on a boat at the Cannes Film Festival, thus began his travel around the world for love, adventure and a good bottle of red wine; stopping in Australia, then Amsterdam for some time before making Los Angeles, CA. USA, 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 International Full Contact Kickboxing Champion, successfully fighting in Europe & in the USA, attaining a 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”. Rest in Paradise.
- Philippe believes in volunteering as a chance to give back & make a difference, be it tree planting, or using his passion for cooking to help feed anyone 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Philippe is listed on IMDb.com. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1053416
Fondue Films Logo Merchandise:
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Proud to humbly announce 50% of all profits from my Fondue Films Logo Merchandise will be split & donated equally between two Charities close to my heart @flyingheroclub in the US & @wireswildliferescue in Australia during 2020.
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RECENT COMMERCIAL APPEARANCES Ricola (2011- 2013) The Swiss Diplomat. (National USA.)
PUBLICITY & AWARDS SAG Award Nomination THE DARK KNIGHT RISES. Switzerland’s 20 Minuten “Philippe Vonlanthen: Our man in the Dream Factory”. People Magazine: Exclusive. “Gotham” Featuring Philippe Vonlanthen & Jada Pinkett Smith. (FOX) TILL DEATH DO US PART. Film Combat Sydicate by Lee B. Golden 2019.
FILMMAKING & 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. Philippe is currently in pre-production on TILL DEATH DO US PART (2020) an Action-Comedy Feature Film he will direct from his own Screenplay. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11346146/
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. email@example.com
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