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Philip Tan

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


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Born:
Sep 18, 1960 In Singapore
Movie/TV Credits:
13
First Appeared:
In the movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984-05-23
Latest Project:
Movie Teleios 2017-04-06
Known For
Poster of Californication
Poster of Martial Law
Poster of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Filmography
Movie Teleios Crewman Dang 2017-04-06
Movie Awaken Todd 2015-07-07
Series Californication Kim 2007-08-13
Movie Wake of Death Han 2004-12-28
Movie The Assault Patch 1996-01-01
Movie Bloodsport II John 1996-03-01
Movie Deadly Target Han 1994-01-01
Movie Showdown in Little Tokyo Tanaka 1991-08-23
Movie Martial Law Wu Han 1990-10-01
Movie China Cry: A True Story Colonel Cheng 1990-11-02
Movie Tango & Cash Chinese Gunman 1989-12-22
Movie Vroom 1988-11-11
Movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Chief Henchman 1984-05-23