Philip Philmar

Philip Philmar

Slugworth in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Philip Philmar is an actor, writer and trained illustrator who began his career as a professional performer in 1984. Over his career, Philip has worked on a number of sci-fi and fantasy related blockbusters and is most famous for his work on Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory playing rival chocolatier Arthur Slugworth, Willy Wonka's main antagonist. He's also known for his work in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children playing Mr. Archer and Jack the Giant Slayer where he starred as the Cook Giant. Other notable appearances include John Carter and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Philip has also worked on a number of science fiction and fantasy based television shows including Game of Thrones and Red Dwarf as Gordon 8000. He also featured in Terry Pratchett's mini-series The Colour of Magic.

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Philip Philmar's Sci-Fi Credits

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Young Charlie Bucket and his Grandpa Joe join a small group of contest winners and tour the magical factory of eccentric candy maker Willy Wonka.

Jack the Giant Slayer
Jack the Giant Slayer

Farmhand Jack unwittingly opens a portal between his realm and a race of giants and rekindles an ancient war as the giants seek to reclaim the land.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Jake's grandfather leaves clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children.

Red Dwarf
Red Dwarf

This is an S.O.S. distress call from the mining ship Red Dwarf. The crew are dead, killed by a radiation leak. Message ends.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones

Set in the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, the series chronicles the violent dynastic struggles among the realm's noble families.

The Colour of Magic
The Colour of Magic

A wizard acts as a tour guide to the very first visitor to Discworld, and together, they embark on a journey encountering dragons.