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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 Additional Crew
(2015)
Man on Wire Writer
(2008)
Mondo The Magician
(1995)
End of the Night Street juggler
(1990)

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
 1990 End of the Night
Street juggler
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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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We live in a world where our senses are dulled by so many images, where we surrender ourselves to little robots. I hate my century, I hate what's going on around me, so I don't participate. I don't have a laptop, I don't have a cellphone, I can't send an email. I'm an imbecile! But I say that with pride. See more »

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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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