About Philippe Bowgen
A dual citizen of the US and the United Kingdom, Philippe Bowgen holds an M.F.A. in Acting from Brown/Trinity Rep as well as a PG.Dip. in Classical Acting from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Most recently Philippe was seen in the second season premiere of FOX’s The Mick opposite Kaitlin Olson and Sofia Black D’Elia as Adam, a hustler with a heart of gold.
Also in 2017 Philippe closed an acclaimed run as the title role in Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile at the Old Globe opposite Justin Long as Einstein. The all-star cast included Hal Linden, Donald Faison, Luna Velez and Liza Lapira and was directed by Globe artistic director Barry Edelstein. Shortly after, Philippe shot a major role in a film also starring Linden, The Samuel Project, to be released in January of 2018.
In 2016 he was a part of the off-Broadway cast of Changeling at Red Bull Theatre and Pericles at Two River Theater as well as earning a Helen Hayes Nomination for playing Joshua and Cathy in Michael Kahn’s production of Cloud 9 at the Studio Theater in Washington, DC.
In 2015 Philippe was a part of Paper Mill Playhouse's production of Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike and David Ives's The Liar at Westport Country Playhouse as well as Philippe shooting a supporting role opposite Madeline Brewer in the new feature film Hedgehog from writer/director Lindsey Copeland.
2014 was a landmark year for Philippe in theatre. It began with an acclaimed run as the title role of Luis Alfaro's Oedipus el Rey at Dallas Theater Center. He was also seen in the McCarter Theatre production of Antony and Cleopatra (directed by Emily Mann) and in the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkin's War (directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz) at Yale Repertory Theatre.
Other selected credits include the 50th anniversary repertory productions of Macbeth and La Dispute at Hartford Stage directed by Darko Tresnjak, Kingdom of Earth at Triad Stage, Robert Fall’s award-winning production of King Lear at the Shakespeare Theater of DC starring Stacy Keach, Caviar on Credit at the Guthrie in Minneapolis, and performances at several other stages including Trinity Repertory Company, NYTW, the Atlantic, 59E59, Commonwealth Shakespeare, & Synetic Theater DC. He makes his feature debut in Hamlet: Son of A Kingpin in the spring of 2014 and holds a Scotsman Fringe Frist Award for Bang, Bang…You’re Dead! at the Edinburgh Fringe.