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Philip Winchester

Philip Winchester is an American actor. Philip Winchester has appeared in films such as The Patriot, The Hi-Line, LD 50 Lethal Dose, Thunderbirds, CSI: Miami, King Lear, Strike Back, Flyboys, In My Sleep, The Heart of the Earth, and Shaking Dream Land. He is also well-known for his roles in Chicago Justice and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Peter Stone.

Early Life and Childhood

Philip Winchester was born on March 24, 1981, in Belgrade, Montana, United States, and his age is 41 years old as of the year 2022. His full name is Philip Charles Winchester.

Talking about Philip’s parents, his father’s name is Jay Winchester, and his mother’s name is Barbara Winchester. But, his parent’s profession is a mystery. Similarly, he has one brother named Ian Winchester.

Philip is known to be an American by nationality and belongs to the Christian religion, and his zodiac sign is Aries.

Philip Winchester – Education

Talking about Philip’s formal education, he graduated from Belgrade High School in 1999. Later, he lived and worked in London, England (his mother’s home country), and attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).

Career and Professional Life

Philip’s acting career began with a small part in the 1998 film The Patriot, which was shot in and around the Montana towns of Bozeman and Ennis. After graduating from high school, he began to appear in plays, including the 2007 Royal Shakespeare Company production of King Lear, in which he played Edmund opposite Ian McKellen.

Similarly, in 2003, he starred in the independent film The Telephone, directed by Robert Finlay and shot in Bristol. He was cast as Robinson Crusoe in the NBC action TV series Crusoe in 2008. He was cast in Maneater, a two-part Lifetime miniseries starring Sarah Chalke, in 2009.

Later, Winchester also appeared in the films In My Sleep (as the lead), Solomon Kane (as a former member of the title character’s crew turned freedom fighter), and Alice, a Syfy TV mini-series.

Additionally, in the Fox TV series Fringe, he has played Frank Stanton, Olivia Dunham’s parallel universe fiance, since 2010. He has played Leontes in the Starz series Camelot since 2011. Strike Back’s second, third, fourth, and fifth seasons are among his other credits.

Furthermore, the plot revolves around the exploits of two Section 20 agents, Sgt. Michael Stonebridge (Winchester) and American ex-Delta Force officer Damien Scott (Sullivan Stapleton). He also appeared in the NBC drama The Player alongside Wesley Snipes and Charity Wakefield.

As well as Philip also played lead prosecutor Peter Stone in Chicago Justice. After the previous ADA Rafael Barba (Ral Esparza) resigned, this character became the Assistant District Attorney (ADA) in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit during season 19. Winchester announced in March 2019 that he would be leaving SVU before the twenty-first season, making season twenty his final on the show.

Philip Winchester

Caption: Philip is featured on the magazine cover. Source: Pinterest

Philip Winchester – Brand Endorsements

Philip has not endorsed any brand now and also has not promoted anything till now and has not been seen in any collaborations with brands. In the coming days, we may see Philip being associated with some brands and supporting their products. No information is available regarding the other brands Philip has cooperated with or not.

Awards and Nomination

Philip Winchester has won the Award of Excellence in 2020. Similarly, he was also nominated for the Wreath Award for Best Actor in 2020. Despite being a talented actor, a lot more awards may be on the way for him.

Philip Winchester – Net Worth 2024

Philip has an estimated net worth of approximately around $1.5 million. As an actor, he has his range from $20k to $149k. Philip’s most of his income is collected from his acting career.

Relationship Status

Philip is married to actress Megan Coughlin. They got married in December 2008. The couple is blessed with two children including a daughter, Charlie Winchester born in 2015.

There is no information about Philip’s past relationship or any previous engagement. It is seen that he is quite happy with his wife and children at the moment and they are living happily.

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Caption: Philip with his wife. Source: Us Weekly


Philip Winchester hasn’t been associated with any sort of rumors or controversies that would hamper his career. Also, Philip avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Philip Winchester stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 84 kilograms but his exact body measurements are not available.

Similarly, Philip has brunette hair and green eyes but his dress size and shoe size are unavailable.

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Caption: Philip posing for the photo. Source: Zimbio

Social Media

He is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. He is very active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photoshoots with his son.

Philip Winchester has 55.5k followers on Instagram and owns an account @philipwinchester. His Twitter handle is @philipwinchestr followed by 25.1k followers. His Facebook account is Philip Winchester and has 14k followers.