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Philippe Petit (I)


Philippe Petit was born on August 13, 1949 in Nemours, Seine-et-Marne, France. He is known for his work on Man on Wire (2008), The Walk (2015) and High Wire (1984). See full bio »
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 2014 One Armed Man (Short)
Itinerant Worker
 2004/II Dans l'ombre (Short)
Le gardien du cimetière
 1995 Mondo
The Magician
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I don't have respect for people who walk on the wire with any kind of safety net. I don't really like the fact that if you fall you die, but it's part of what the wire is. See more »

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Traversed a 1,350 foot high, one-inch wide cable stretched across the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on August 7, 1974. He crossed the 131 foot long cable 8 times in 45 minutes. See more »

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Leo

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