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|Born|| (1979-07-15) July 15, 1979
|Occupation||Actor, Writer, Director|
Philipp Karner, (born on July 15, 1979 in Vienna, Austria) is an American actor, writer, and director who is best known for starring in the film Kiss the Bride. His directorial debut "Like You Mean It" was released in 2015.
Philipp Karner first appeared as the teenage Johann Strauss in the Austrian-based mini-series Strauss Dynasty. After he came to the US, he then studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Studio in New York. Then in the United States, he appeared in television shows such as What I Like About You, Sex and the City,Will & Grace, The Sopranos, and Without a Trace. He became generally known for starring in the 2007 comedy Kiss the Bride. He also appeared in Corrosion and the 2010 film Fair Game. Philipp co-wrote and produced a film called "Diving Normal" which was released in 2013. It stars Susie Abromeit and Scotty Crowe as well as Philipp. He then directed his first feature film. The film is called "Like You Mean It" and was released in December 2015. He plays 'Jack Almond' in the 2018 Drama TV Series "West of Liberty" directed by Barbara Eder, based on spy book's by Thomas Engström.
|2001||The Wind||Billy||Main Role|
|2005||Race You to the Bottom||Eric|
|2007||Kiss the Bride||Matt||Main Role|
|2011||The Price of Happiness||Paul|
|2013||Diving Normal||Fulton||Writer, Producer|
|2015||The Morning After||Dan|
|Like You Mean It||Mark||Writer, Director, Producer|
|Year||Television series||Role||Other notes|
|1991||Strauss Dynasty||Young Johann Strauss||Mini-series; uncredited|
|1999||Sex and the City||Salesman||Episode: "The Caste System"|
|2000||The Sopranos||Caller #3||Episode: "Guy Walks Into a Psychiatrist's Office"|
|2001||Will & Grace||Rocco||Episode: "Old-Fashioned Piano Party"|
|2002||Arli$$||Brandon||Episode: "Playing It Safe"|
|2003||NYPD Blue||Tyler||Episode: "Keeping Abreast"|
|What I Like About You||Cal||Episode: "I'm Sorry, So Sorry"|
|Without a Trace||Rick Highland||Episode: "Coming Home"|
|2004||Everwood||Josh Walker||Episodes: "Forget Me Not" and "Controlling Interest"|
|CSI: Miami||Adam Kalmenson||Episode: "Pirated"|
|2005||Charmed||Bob||Episode: "Desperate Housewitches"|
|2006||The Jake Effect||Tennis Stud||Episode: "Parent Teacher Conference"|
|2010||Melissa & Joey||Theo Morton||Episode: "Moving On"|
|2011||Castle||Jack Sinclair||Episode: "Demons"|
|2014||Mistresses||Sean||Episode: "Friends with Benefits"|
Philipp Karner came out as Gay in Vienna when he was 15-16 to his parent, who were social workers at the time. He fell in love when he was 18, for the first time, with this guy in Paris. He then came to the U.S. when he was 19, in 1998 after he had finished his year of mandatory service (Conscription) in the Austrian military. His brother also completed a year of mandatory service in 2008. He first lived in New York, but then moved to LA, where he has stayed for over 15 years.
- Coco, Guy (26 July 2008). "TIL&GFF 2008: INTERVIEWS: James O'Shea & Philipp Karner". TIL&GFF 2008. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- Goldstein, Gary (9 January 2015). "'Diving Normal' explores deep emotional waters". latimes.com. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- Hern, Greg (25 November 2015). "Philipp Karner talks about his outstanding movie "Like You Mean It" which opens in LA on Friday!". greginhollywood.com. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- Farber, Stephen (13 July 2015). "'Like You Mean It': Outfest Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- Pickard, Michael (11 February 2019). "Anagram". Drama Quarterly. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- Avella, Frank J. (9 December 2015). "Like He Means It: Philipp Karner Opens Up About His New Film". EDGE Media Network. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
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