John Philbin

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John Philbin
Born (1960-04-27) April 27, 1960 (age 56)
California, United States
Occupation Actor

John Philbin (born April 27, 1960) is an American actor who is best known for his appearances in the films Return of the Living Dead, Point Break and Tombstone.[1]


An accomplished surfer, Philbin has portrayed this role in films such as Point Break, The Boost, and North Shore as well as being the surf instructor for actors in the film Blue Crush.[2]

Personal life[edit]

2015 Arrest[edit]

Philbin was arrested on Saturday February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California for brandishing a gun after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend.[3] He pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor weapons charge and was sentenced to 30 days in county jail (credited with 26 days), plus 3 years probation and complete a 52-week AA program and domestic violence classes.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "John Philbin : Biography". Retrieved 2015-04-05. 
  2. ^ "About John Philbin". Retrieved 2015-04-05.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Point Break' actor John Philbin arrested for brandishing a firearm". Retrieved 2015-04-05.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ "Point Break Actor - Vaya con Dios, Brah! - I Got 30 Days for Loaded Gun". Retrieved 2015-04-05.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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