Winchester at the In My Sleep premiere in April 2010
|Born||Philip C. Winchester
March 24, 1981
|Education||Belgrade High School|
|Alma mater||London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art|
|Home town||Belgrade, 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, The Heart of the Earth and Shaking Dream Land.
Life and career
Winchester graduated from Belgrade High School in Belgrade, Montana in 1999. He then lived and worked in London, England (his mother's native country), attending the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
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. In 2008, he was cast as Robinson Crusoe in the NBC action TV series Crusoe. In 2009, he was cast in Maneater, a two-part Lifetime miniseries starring Sarah Chalke.
From 2010, he has played the role of Frank Stanton, parallel universe fiance of Olivia Dunham, in the Fox TV series Fringe. From 2011, he has appeared as Leontes in the Starz series Camelot. Other credits include the second, third, fourth and fifth 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).
|1998||Patriot, TheThe Patriot||Young militiaman|
|1999||Hi-Line, TheThe Hi-Line||Cafe waiter|
|2003||LD 50 Lethal Dose||Vaughn|
|2006||Shaking Dream Land||Robert|
|2007||Heart of the Earth, TheThe Heart of the Earth||Robert Coyle|
|2008||King Lear||Edmund||Television film|
|2009||Solomon Kane||Henry Telford|
|2010||In My Sleep||Marcus|
|2010||Walk in My Shoes, AA Walk in My Shoes||Marcus||Television film|
|2004||Commando Nanny||Miles Ross||Unsold WB pilot|
|2005||CSI: Miami||Chris Allen||Episode: "Urban Hellraisers"|
|2008–2009||Crusoe||Robinson Crusoe||Main cast; 12 episodes|
|2009||Maneater||Aaron Mason||Miniseries; 2 episodes|
|2009||Alice||Jack Chase||Miniseries; 2 episodes|
|2010–2011||Fringe||Frank Stanton||4 episodes|
|2010||Warehouse 13||Marine/Cowboy/Gladiator/Mad scientist||Episode: "Beyond Our Control"|
|2011||Camelot||Leontes||Main cast; 10 episodes|
|2011–present||Strike Back||Sgt. Michael Stonebridge||Main cast (season 2–present)|
|2014||24: Live Another Day||Colonel Shaw||3 episodes|
|2015||The Player||Alex Kane||Main cast|
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- "Crusoe's Philip Winchester Previews NBC's New Island Adventure - Today's News: Our Take". TVGuide.com. October 17, 2008. Retrieved December 10, 2011.
- "Philip Winchester Biography". Tvguide.com. Retrieved December 10, 2011.
- "NBC's Crusoe: Behind the Scenes in the Makeup Trailer". fring.com. Retrieved August 12, 2008.
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