Philippe Brenninkmeyer

Biography

Brenninkmeyer was born in Wimbledon, London. He is a member of the Dutch Brenninkmeijer family which founded the clothing store chain C&A. Brenninkmeyer attended boarding schools in Brighton, Meerbusch/Düsseldorf, the Aloisiuskolleg in Bonn, and Switzerland. He then worked for C&A in Cologne before deciding to become an actor. He studied at the William Esper Studio in New York City from 1997-1999, where he appeared in productions of Macbeth and King Lear with the Frog & Peach Theater. Brenninkmeyer worked with the theatre company "Theatre Tribe" in Los Angeles, California in 2004. He has also studied theater in London, where he performed in the title role of Woyzeck at the Etcetera Theatre. Brenninkmeyer first achieved success in Germany with the role of hotel manager Christian Dolbien in the German television series girl friends – Freundschaft mit Herz. He has also appeared in several other German shows and telemovies, as well as had supporting roles on the American shows Sex and the City, Law & Order, and Guiding Light. For the American comedy troupe Broken Lizard, Brenninkmeyer has played a swinging German car thief in Super Troopers and a German beer tournament referee in Beerfest. Brenninkmeyer starred as an American businessman in the German-Singapore movie House of Harmony opposite the Singaporean film star Fann Wong. The actor speaks Dutch, English, French, and German. Brenninkmeyer currently has homes in Los Angeles and New York and is married to the American actress Tara Lynn Orr.

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The Cradle Will Fall

Dr. Edgar Highley

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Barbara Wood: Das Haus der Harmonie

Richard Barclay

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Dark Circles

Michael

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Inga Lindström: Das Geheimnis meines Vaters

Marcus Hansen

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Zazy

Maximilian Berg

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30 Karat Liebe

Percy van der Walt

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Im Schatten des Pferdemondes

Dr. Eric Gustavson (as Philipp Brenninkmeyer)

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Road Trip Ready: I Love Shakey

Mattias Ober

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The Last Front

Maximilian Von Rauch

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Love Shack

Oliver Snowden-Hicks

Starring In
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The Last Front

Maximilian Von Rauch

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Der Nesthocker

Deisenberg

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Zazy

Maximilian Berg

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Reasonable Doubt

DA Jones

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Seitensprung

Dr. Hansen

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Dark Circles

Michael

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The Babymakers

Dr. Vickery

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Road Trip Ready: I Love Shakey

Mattias Ober

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Love Shack

Oliver Snowden-Hicks

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Im Schatten des Pferdemondes

Dr. Eric Gustavson (as Philipp Brenninkmeyer)

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All Alone

Daniel

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Detektiv wider Willen

Wolf Bernheimer

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30 Karat Liebe

Percy van der Walt

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The Slammin' Salmon

King Crab Customer

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Die Liebe ein Traum

Charles Hamilton

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Inga Lindström: Das Geheimnis meines Vaters

Marcus Hansen

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Beerfest

Herr Referee

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Choking Man

Germanic Man

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Barbara Wood: Das Haus der Harmonie

Richard Barclay

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The Cradle Will Fall

Dr. Edgar Highley

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Super Troopers

German Man

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