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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 The Walk (2015), Man on Wire (2008) and Mondo (1995). See full bio »
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Known For

The Walk
The Walk Miscellaneous Crew
(2015)
Man on Wire
Man on Wire Writer
(2008)
Mondo
Mondo The Magician
(1995)
One Armed Man
One Armed Man Itinerant Worker
(2014)

Filmography

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 2017 The Peter Austin Noto Show (TV Series)
played Ben Van Bergen
- Episode #5.7 (2017) ... played Ben Van Bergen
 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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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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It's an irony to be both poor and famous, but that's what I am. As far as money goes, I'm usually in a disaster situation, just barely afloat. I helped a benefit committee raise half a million dollars, but I couldn't afford the taxi home. I get lots of offers to walk the high wire, but I choose what I say yes to. I've been a street juggler for ten years...and, yes, I pass my hat....I have no ... See more »

Trivia:

Philippe's father wanted him to enter a military career, but when he was given a magic set for Christmas at the age of six, there was no looking back. He didn't care for school (and was expelled from five of them), and ran away from home at the age of 15. In Paris he became a street performer, juggler, mime, and unicyclist, and taught himself aerialism by walking across a rope between two trees ... See more »

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