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Alex Winter

Highest Rated:   100% The Panama Papers (2018)
Lowest Rated:   6% Death Wish 3 (1985)
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Birthplace:   London, England, UK
American actor Alex Winter is best known for playing Bill S. Preston, Esq. in the popular Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) and its sequel, Bill and Ted's Bogus Adventure (1991). After the success of those silly but funny films, it seemed that Winter, like his co-star Keanu "Ted" Reeves, was destined to be a star. But only Reeves hit the big time while Winter languished. He was born the son of two modern dancers, what Winter also started out to be, having received dance training in London between ages four and seven. His older brother is a musician and composer. When his family relocated to St. Louis, MO, he was sent to an improvisation workshop. Winter launched his acting career in regional theater and spent six years on Broadway after making his debut in a production of The King and I. As a young man, he enrolled in a film production program at New York University where he studied writing and editing. Winter made an inauspicious film debut in Michael Winner's Death Wish II (1985). Choosing to finish college first, Winter did not appear in another film until 1987 when he was cast as one of Kiefer Sutherland's vampire gang in The Lost Boys. Winter went on to work in television commercials and as an occasional series guest star until landing a role in the forgettable Haunted Summer (1989). In 1993, Winter penned the screenplay, co-produced, and co-directed the offbeat film Freaked.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Bill & Ted Face the Music
  • Bill S. Preston
2020
95% Showbiz Kids
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2020
100% The Panama Papers
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2018
90% Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
2018
No Score Yet Smosh: The Movie
  • Director
2015
79% Deep Web
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
2015
79% Grand Piano
  • Assistant
2014
71% Downloaded
  • Executive Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
$8.8k 2013
91% Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Ben 10: Alien Swarm
  • Nanomech's Voice
  • Executive Producer
  • Director
2009
No Score Yet Ben 10: Race Against Time
  • Director
2007
73% The Borrowers
  • TV Gangster
1998
47% Freaked
  • Producer
  • Ricky Coogin
  • Director
1993
54% Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
  • Bill
1991
56% Rosalie Goes Shopping
  • Schatzi
1989
80% Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • Bill S. Preston, Esq.
1989
No Score Yet Impact Video Magazine
  • Actor
1989
No Score Yet Haunted Summer
  • Dr. John Polidori
1988
76% The Lost Boys
  • Marko
1987
6% Death Wish 3
  • Hermosa
1985

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Blue Mountain State
2010-2011
  • Director
  • 2011
90% Bones
2005-2017
  • Monte Gold
  • 2007
60% Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures
1990-1991
  • Voice
  • 1991
  • 1990
No Score Yet The Monkees
1966-1968
  • Screenwriter
  • 1967
17% Saul of the Mole Men
2007
  • Actor
No Score Yet The Idiot Box
1991
  • Various
  • Director

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