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John Philbin

John Philbin

Highest Rated: 91% The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Lowest Rated: 40% The New Kids (1985)

Birthday: Apr 27, 1960

Birthplace: California, USA

John Philbin was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Philbin's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the Peter Horton suspenseful adaptation "Stephen King's Children of the Corn" (1984), the Jamie Lee Curtis drama "Grandview, U.S.A." (1984) and the Shannon Presby thriller "The New Kids" (1985). He also appeared in the Clu Gulager comedy "Return of the Living Dead" (1985). He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Not My Kid" (CBS, 1984-85) and "This Child Is Mine" (NBC, 1985-86). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties, appearing in the dramatic adventure "North Shore" (1987) with Matt Adler, "Baby Boom" (1987) and "Shy People" (1987). He also appeared in the action picture "Under Cover" (1987) with David Neidorf. Recently, he tackled roles in the thriller sequel "The Crew" (1994) with Donal Logue, the thrilling mystery "The Killing Jar" (1996) with Brett Cullen and "Girl" (1998) with Dominique Swain. He also appeared in the fantasy "Levitation" (1999) with Sarah Paulson. Most recently, Philbin acted in "Soul Surfer" (2011).

Highest rated movies

91% The Return of the Living Dead
69% Point Break
64% Shy People
40% The New Kids


SHY PEOPLE, Martha Plimpton, John Philbin, 1987, (c) Cannon Films RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD, Miguel Nunez, Mark Venturini, Brian Peck, John Philbin, Jewel Shepard, 1985. (c)Orion Pictures NORTH SHORE, Laird John Hamilton, Matt Adler (bottom left), Robbie Page (background, left), John Philbin (second from right), Gregory Harrison (right), 1987. ©Universal CHILDREN OF THE CORN, Peter Horton, Julie Maddalena, John Philbin, 1984.©New World Pictures SHY PEOPLE, John Philbin (top), Pruitt Taylor Vince, 1987, (c)Cannon Films



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No Score Yet 27% The Perfect House Jeff (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chasing the Dream Producer - 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet ATF Randy (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 60% The Killing Jar Pete Lawrence (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chili Con Carne Club Pete Connelly (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet 80% Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story Ray Jr. (Character) - 1993
69% 79% Point Break Nathanial (Character) $40.5M 1991
No Score Yet 14% Martians Go Home! Donny (Character) $131.3K 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Four Minute Mile Wes Santee (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet 83% North Shore Turtle (Character) $3.2M 1987
64% 79% Shy People Tommy (Character) $7.4K 1987
No Score Yet 67% Resting Place Bradford Erskine (Character) - 1986
91% 79% The Return of the Living Dead Chuck (Character) - 1985
40% 48% The New Kids Gideon (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet 39% Grandview, U.S.A. Cowboy (Character) - 1984


90% 83% Bones Ned Dixon (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wiseguy Stephen (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet 82% Amazing Stories Unknown (Character) 1985