Phillippe described the filming process as "really run-and-gun.
Shortly after, he made an appearance in the ABC daytime drama One Life to Live.
His character Billy Douglas, whom he played from 1992 to 1993, was the first gay teenager on a daytime soap opera.
In the 2000s, he appeared in several films, including Gosford Park (2001), Crash (2004), Flags of Our Fathers (2006), Breach (2007), Stop-Loss (2008), Mac Gruber (2010), and The Lincoln Lawyer (2011).
In 2010, Phillippe starred as Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Greg Marinovich in The Bang-Bang Club.
He starred in the lead role of Bob Lee Swagger in the USA Network thriller drama Shooter.
Phillippe's acting career began after being signed to Cathy Parker Management in Voorhees, New Jersey.The movie, which also stars Matthew Mc Conaughey, Marisa Tomei and William H.Macy, opened on March 18, 2011, Phillippe next filmed the dramatic dark comedy Revenge for Jolly!You are such a generous, conscientious, and passionately kind person, and I am so blessed to bear witness to your light and love each and every day! A post shared by Ava (@avaphillippe) on In a perfect world, Ava's new boyfriend will never be compared to her dad again.As this isn't a perfect world, at least it looks like Ava is taking the whole thing in stride — and with a "big thanks" to those who see the light.The chatter occurred on Instagram on Sunday, when Ava posted a pic of her with a new mystery boyfriend.