Philippe Petit (I)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,084 this week
Trailer
2:11 | Trailer
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 »

October's Most Anticipated Movies and TV Shows

October is packed with great movies and several new and returning TV series. Check out our most anticipated streaming picks.

Get some streaming picks

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 images
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 165 images
created 19 Feb 2019
 
a list of 130 people
created 13 Aug 2015
 
a list of 76 images
created 31 Mar 2011
 
a list of 43 images
created 19 Feb 2011
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Philippe Petit's work have you seen?

User Polls

Photos

Known For

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

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (5 credits)
 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
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (18 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »

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 »

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed