Philipp Moog

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Philipp Moog
Philipp Moog 2011.JPG
Born (1961-08-29) August 29, 1961 (age 55)
Munich, Germany
Awards Adolf-Grimme-Preis mit Gold (2006) for "Marias letzte Reise"

Philipp Moog (born August 29, 1961 in Munich, Germany) is a German television actor, author and voice actor. He is the German voice of Neil Patrick Harris, Ewan McGregor and Owen Wilson.


In 1983, having been discovered by George Roy Hill, he starred in the movie The Little Drummer Girl along with Diane Keaton and Klaus Kinski. From 1984 to 1986 he studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and the Juilliard School in New York. In 1987 he was a member of Joanne Woodwards group Actor’s und Director’s Lab. Since the late 1980s he mainly appeared in German TV shows, for example Derrick, The Old Fox and Tatort. He had a recurring role in the ZDF series Sperling. He also wrote two screenplays for two episodes of Sperling.

Since the early 1980s is a very active voice actor. He voices Ewan McGregor in every movie since Shallow Grave, meaning he is the German voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi. He later reprised this role in the Clone Wars series. Moog is the recurring voice actor of Orlando Bloom, Owen Wilson and Guy Pearce, too. Since How I Met Your Mother he voices Neil Patrick Harris in his movies and TV appearances. He used his role as Barney Stinson to read the audiobooks of the Bro Code and the Playbook.

In 2008, he wrote his first novel Lebenslänglich (lifetime).

Selected filmography[edit]

  • 1989: Herbstmilch (Autumn Milk)
  • 1991: Go Trabi Go
  • 2000: Eine Hand schmiert die andere
  • 2005: Marias letzte Reise (Marias's Last Journey)

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