Philip Winchester

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Philip Winchester
PhilipWinchesterApr10.jpg
Winchester at the In My Sleep premiere in April 2010
BornPhilip C. Winchester
(1981-03-24) March 24, 1981 (age 33)
EducationBelgrade High School
Alma materLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
Years active1998–present
Home townBelgrade, Montana, U.S.
Spouse(s)Megan Coughlin (m. 2008)
 
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Philip Winchester
PhilipWinchesterApr10.jpg
Winchester at the In My Sleep premiere in April 2010
BornPhilip C. Winchester
(1981-03-24) March 24, 1981 (age 33)
EducationBelgrade High School
Alma materLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
Years active1998–present
Home townBelgrade, Montana, U.S.
Spouse(s)Megan Coughlin (m. 2008)

Philip C. Winchester (born March 24, 1981) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in The Patriot, The Hi-Line, LD 50 Lethal Dose, Thunderbirds, CSI: Miami, King Lear, Strike Back, Flyboys, In My Sleep,[1] The Heart of the Earth and Shaking Dream Land.

Life and career[edit]

Winchester graduated from Belgrade High School in Belgrade, Montana in 1999. He then lived and worked in London, England (his mother's native country),[2] attending the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).[3]

Career[edit]

Winchester's acting career started with a small role in the 1998 film The Patriot, which was filmed in and around the towns of Bozeman and Ennis, Montana. After graduating from high school, he began to take roles in plays, including that of Edmund in King Lear opposite Ian McKellen in the 2007 Royal Shakespeare Company production.

In 2003, he starred in the independent film The Telephone, which was filmed in Bristol and produced by Robert Finlay.[4] In 2008, he was cast as Robinson Crusoe in the NBC action TV series Crusoe.[5][6] In 2009, he was cast in Maneater, a two-part Lifetime miniseries starring Sarah Chalke.

Winchester has also appeared in the films In My Sleep (as the lead),[1] and Solomon Kane (as a former member of the title character's crew, turned freedom-fighter) and the Syfy TV mini-series Alice.

From 2010, he has played the role of Frank Stanton in the Fox TV series Fringe. From 2011, he has appeared as Leontes in the Starz series Camelot. Other credits include the second, third and fourth seasons of Strike Back, which aired on Sky1 in the UK and Cinemax in the US. The series follows the adventures of two Section 20 agents, Sgt. Michael Stonebridge (Winchester) and American former Delta Force officer Damien Scott (Sullivan Stapleton).

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1998Patriot, TheThe PatriotYoung militiaman
1999Hi-Line, TheThe Hi-LineCafe waiter
2003LD 50 Lethal DoseVaughn
2004ThunderbirdsScott Tracy
2006Shaking Dream LandRobert
2006FlyboysWilliam Jensen
2007Heart of the Earth, TheThe Heart of the EarthRobert Coyle
2008King LearEdmundTelevision film
2009Solomon KaneHenry Telford
2010In My SleepMarcus
2010Walk in My Shoes, AA Walk in My ShoesMarcusTelevision film
2014UndraftedFotchPost-production
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2004Commando NannyMiles RossUnsold WB pilot
2005CSI: MiamiChris AllenEpisode: "Urban Hellraisers"
2008–2009CrusoeRobinson CrusoeMain cast; 12 episodes
2009ManeaterAaron MasonMiniseries; 2 episodes
2009AliceJack ChaseMiniseries; 2 episodes
2010–2011FringeFrank Stanton4 episodes
2010Warehouse 13Marine/Cowboy/Gladiator/Mad scientistEpisode: "Beyond Our Control"
2011CamelotLeontesMain cast; 10 episodes
2011–presentStrike BackSgt. Michael StonebridgeMain cast (season 2–present)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "In My Sleep (2010): Movie Info and Reviews". Cinemamontreal.com. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Crusoe's Philip Winchester Previews NBC's New Island Adventure - Today's News: Our Take". TVGuide.com. October 17, 2008. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Philip Winchester Biography". Tvguide.com. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  4. ^ http://finonline.co.uk/about/
  5. ^ "NBC's Crusoe: Behind the Scenes in the Makeup Trailer". fring.com. Retrieved August 12, 2008. 
  6. ^ Crusoe: Bios Philip Winchester. NBC. Retrieved August 12, 2008. 

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