Philip Tan

Philip Tan

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    • January 1st, 1960
Phil Tan was born in Singapore where he spent his childhood and then at the age of five moved to the UK. Phil started off his athletic career as a gymnast where he became the British Youth Tumbling champion and a member of the British squad for many years. Years later after getting into martial arts, Phil also became the Men's British Tae Kwon do Champion.  Phil's first break in film, was as an actor and fight choreographer in a film called Le complot diabolique du docteur Fu Manchu  (1980) with Peter Sellers. Afer that came a year on Greystoke, la légende de Tarzan (1984), also as an actor and trainer forChristopher Lambert. Phil was then contacted by Steven Spielberg and Robert Watts to train the pricipal actor 'Jonathan Ke Quanin' for Indiana Jones et le temple maudit(1984). He was then invited to become a member of The British Stunt Register in 1986. That was the start of Phil's stunt career. Now Philip Tan lives in LA and works as a 2nd Unit Director, stunt and fight co-ordinator on some of Hollywoods bigget movies. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Philip Tan

Starring Philip Tan on Plex


Acting (32 Credits)

2022Trail Blazers as Toki
2017Empire of the Sharks as Thelonious
2017Beyond the Trek as Crewman DangWatch Free
2015Awaken as Todd
2012Safe as Underground Casino Patron (uncredited)
2005Confessions of an Action Star as Bruce RheeWatch Free
2004Wake of Death as Han
2003Timecop: The Berlin Decision as Chinese Waiter
2002Kung Pow: Enter the Fist as Grilled Face Fighter
2001Planet of the Apes as 2nd Ape Teenager / Gossiping Male Ape
2000Chain of Command as Wu
2000Big Momma's House as Kang
1999The Breaks as Asian Driver
1998Lethal Weapon 4 as Waiter
1997City of Industry as Jimmie
1996Bloodsport 2 as John
1995Congo as Gorilla
1993Surf Ninjas as Captain Ming
1993The Three Musketeers as Parker
1992Mission of Justice as Drug Dealer #2Watch Free
1991Showdown in Little Tokyo as Tanaka
1991The Perfect Weapon as Desk Guard
1990Martial Law as Wu Han
1989Tango & Cash as Chinese Gunman
1989Batman as Goon
1986Shanghai Surprise as Ship's Officer
1985Underworld as Tung
1985Return to Oz as Wheeler
1984Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom as Chief Henchman
1984Greystoke as Primate
1983Privates on Parade as Lee
1980The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu as Dacoit

Director (1 Credits)


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