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Richard Phillips

Richard Phillips is an American merchant mariner whose extraordinary story of resilience and survival captured international attention. Born on May 16, 1955, in Massachusetts, Phillips became a symbol of courage in the face of adversity.


Phillips gained worldwide recognition in April 2009 when he was kidnapped by Somali pirates while captaining the MV Maersk Alabama, a cargo ship. His remarkable leadership and quick thinking during the ordeal led to the successful rescue by U.S. Navy SEALs, an operation that inspired the film “Captain Phillips” starring Tom Hanks.


Prior to his harrowing experience, Phillips had a long and distinguished career as a mariner, with decades of experience navigating the world’s oceans. He has since used his platform to advocate for maritime safety and the well-being of seafarers.


Richard Phillips’ story is a testament to human resilience and bravery, making him an enduring symbol of survival and leadership in the face of extraordinary challenges.




Our booking team has successfully helped clients around the globe secure talent like Richard Phillips for corporate events, speaking engagements, personal appearances and product endorsements for over 20 years. We take the time to listen and understand the needs of corporations and organizations looking to hire entertainers, musicians, speakers and other creative talent. Fill out a booking request form for Richard Phillips to discuss your event. One of our team members will be happy to provide pricing guidance and availability for Richard Phillips or any other talent you may be interested in.



Booking fees for Richard Phillips, or any other artist, singer, or celebrity, are calculated based on a many different factors and can change at any time. Talent prices often vary in accordance with the nature of the event, talent’s current work schedule, the physical location of the event and performance length. The talent fees stated on this site are designed to serve as a guideline only. In some instances, the quote you receive may vary slightly from the given range. To receive the most current and up-to-date fee to book Richard Phillips, please fill out our talent request form to speak with one of our experienced booking agents.



Anthem Talent Agency has successfully secured celebrity talent like Richard Phillips for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. Being a full service talent booking agency, we have access to every celebrity, performer, speaker, or artist on the planet. Our experienced booking agents are happy to submit a formal offer on your behalf to the talent of your choice, lending you the benefit of our stellar reputation and long-established relationships in the entertainment industry. Tell us more about your event here, and one of our experienced agents will help you to hire Richard Phillips or another celebrity of your choice for your upcoming event.



Anthem Talent Agency, acts as a “buyers agent” in the artist booking process. Why work with us? We exclusively represent corporations, event & conference planners, and private institutions, who are seeking to secure world-class performers, speakers, musicians, comedians, artists, magicians or celebrities for corporate events, private performances, appearances, speaking engagements & keynote lectures, commercials, or product endorsements & sponsorship opportunities. We have access to virtually all categories of talent.  Anthem does not claim to exclusively represent Richard Phillips nor claim to be the exclusive agency for Richard Phillips or any other talent listed on this site. For more information on how we work please visit our about us page. For the most recent updates please visit our blog. Still have questions? Please view our FAQ