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How did Philip Winchester win everyone’s heart through his acting?

Philip Winchester is popularly recognized as an American actor, who is well acknowledged for his roles in The Patriot, LD 50 Lethal Dose, Thunderbirds, Strike Back, Flyboys, In My Sleep, The Hi-Line, The Heart of the Earth, CSI: Miami, King Lear, and Shaking Dream Land. 

He was born to Barbara and Jay Winchester on 24th March 1981 in the United States. 

He is mostly known around the globe because of his role as Peter Stone in Chicago Justice and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Quick facts about Winchester

  • Famous for: for his work in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
  • Known as: American actor
  • Parents: Barbara and Jay Winchester
  • Date of birth: 24 March 1981
  • Wife/ girlfriends: Megan Coughlin
  • Nationality: American 
  •  TV debut: CSI: Miami 
  • Movie debut: The Patriot
  • Net worth: as of 2020, it is estimated at approximately 1.7 million. 

Winchester’s boyhood and upbringing 

Winchester was born to the parent’s Barbara and Jay Winchester in the United States on the 24th of March 1981. 

He began his acting career with a tiny role in The Patriot movie in 1988. Simultaneously, Winchester graduated from Belgrade High School in Belgrade, Montana in 1999. 

He then resided and struggled in London, England, following by attending the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. 

How did Winchester manage to make everything a hit one?

In 2003, he starred in the film Telephone followed by the role of Robinson Crusoe in the NBC action TV series Crusoe. 

Winchester has also appeared in the films In My Sleep, Soloman Kane, and Alice during his peak. 

His craze for acting started in 2010, when he played the role of Frank Stanton, in the Fox TV series Fringe. By 2011, he had been cast as Leontes in the series Camelot and also in the second, third, fourth, and fifth seasons of Strike Back.

Subsequently, he was cast with Wesley Snipes and Charity Wakefield in the NBC drama The Player. 

He also featured in Chicago Justice as lead prosecutor Peter Stone, where eventually this character became the Assistant District Attorney (ADA) on series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit during season nineteenth after the resignation of  previous ADA Rafael Barba.

Recently in March 2019, the actor Winchester has declared openly that he would be leaving Special Victims Unit ahead of its twenty-first season, in a manner making season twenty his last appearance on the show.

The net worth of Philip Winchester 

Philip Winchester’s net worth for 2020, estimated earnings, and income is currently under review.

But as per the sources, it is estimated that Philip Winchester’s net worth is $2 million. 


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