Stunt People Who Act

by randinmusic | last updated - 11 Nov 2014 | Public

All these people are good at kicking other people, being kicked, and being able to say a line while doing it. These are the people who are actually doing a lot of the stuff the stars get famous for. Love them. Hire them.

1. Zoë Bell

Stunts | Grindhouse

As an established and extremely talented stunt double and actress, Zoe Bell has made a name for herself through her unparalleled dedication, skills, and focus.

Zoe Bell was born on Waiheke Island, New Zealand, to Tish, a nurse, and Andrew Bell, a doctor. She has a background in gymnastics and martial...

2. Jasi Cotton Lanier

Stunts | The 5th Wave

Jasi Lanier took an unconventional route into the stunt industry. After graduating from University of South Carolina in Media Arts, she modeled, acted in horror movies and performed as a fire-eater to pay off her student loans. After shooting a movie in New Jersey, she fell in love with her co-star...

3. Nicole Randall

Stunts | Piranha 3D

Nicole became an entertainment professional over 20 years ago when her love for acting, dance, gymnastics, diving and pole vaulting lead her to a talent manager who represented athletes. She got her start doing commercials, then toured the world as "Kimberly, The Pink Ranger" in the Mighty Morphin'...

5. Alina Andrei

Stunts | Transformers

Fell in love with the art of acting, sword-fighting, and stunts during her junior year at Kettering University (formerly GMI Engineering & Management Institute) in Michigan while studying for her undergrad in Business Management and Marketing. For the last 15 years, she has been continuously ...

6. Melissa Tracy

Stunts | Pandemic

Melissa is known in the industry for her intensity, commitment and energy she brings to her roles and action acting!

She is an uncommon performer that she can handle detailed action roles and at such a high expertise and intensity as her acting. She her expertise as an actor include weapons fire ...

7. Gaëlle Cohen

Stunts | Jason Bourne

Gaelle Cohen is an internationally acclaimed stunt coordinator and performer who has worked on over sixty film and television productions. Born and raised in France, Cohen first earned a law degree before embarking on an enviable career in the entertainment industry. A former member of the French ...

8. Eddie J. Fernandez

Actor | 22 Jump Street

Eddie Fernandez is a Latino stuntman in Hollywood. Eddie started off in the stunt business in 1981 in his hometown of Chicago. He spent his earlier years honing his martial arts, wrestling and motocross skills, among others, which would eventually lead him into his chosen profession, stunt work. ...

9. Mario Perez

Writer | Buddha

Mario was born a human being on the planet Earth in the Milky Way Galaxy of the Terran Solar System. All evidence to the contrary that has been compiled over the years should be ignored and treated as inflammatory and slanderous lies propagated by his competitors. Having been raised in a normal ...

10. Erik Betts

Stunts | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Born 22 November, 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts, Erik Betts is a self taught gymnast and martial artist since the age of 11. His fascination with movement and the arts was inspired by his favorite comic book hero, Spiderman. Insecure and very shy, Betts could relate to the problems experienced by ...

11. Dennis Keiffer

Stunts | Furious Seven

Dennis Keiffer is a former K.I.C.K. Super Middleweight Kickboxing Champion. He took his skills to Television and Cinema as an actor and stuntman. Early in his career he worked on fight movies such as "Bloodfist", "Shootfighter", and "Die Trying". In the past 15 years Dennis has been a stunt actor ...

12. Tara Macken

Stunts | Furious Seven

Born in a car in Kuwait, Tara is a byproduct of her Filipina mother and her Irish father. The Mackens lived in the Middle East until the eruption of the Gulf War, where they then moved to Brunei in Borneo. It was in Borneo where Tara became an outdoor junkie, hashing, flipping and climbing through ...

13. Alice Rietveld

Stunts | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Originally from The Netherlands, Alice began her career as a dancer getting her Associates Degree at Codarts University of the Arts in Rotterdam. She went on to perform professionally touring through Europe with several modern dance companies before landing her Broadway debut in NYC with Annie Get ...

14. Spice Williams-Crosby

Actress | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Born on a ranch in North Hollywood, California, Spice rode her horse to kindergarten, grew up playing in her father's medical offices, eventually hitting the road as a musician, singer, and dancer under contract to 20th Century-Fox Records.

Overcoming a seven-year drug and alcohol problem, at the ...

15. Anthony Molinari

Actor | Black Mass

Anthony Molinari was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to his wonderful parents, William and Joyce, alongside his brother, Billy, and sister, Christina. Playing sports his whole life, Anthony is an all-around athlete and captained his high school and college football teams. He earned his degree in ...

16. James Logan

Actor | Undying

James hails from Dallas, Texas but moved to Hollywood to work in the budding film industry in Canada, Louisiana, and Georgia.

Arguably, James' most notable performance was 'Male Victor from District 5' in the 2013 blockbuster 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire', or maybe the greasy Pawn Shop Owner ...

17. Thomas Rosales Jr.

Actor | Speed

Thomas Rosales Jr. was born on February 3, 1948 in El Paso, Texas, USA. He is known for his work on Speed (1994), Running Scared (2006) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007). He is married to Joyce Johnston. They have two children. He was previously married to Charlene Jones.

18. Michael Duisenberg

Actor | The Orville

Michael Duisenberg was born on June 5, 1975 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Orville (2017), A Futile & Stupid Gesture (2018) and Allegiant (2016).

19. Vanessa Vander Pluym

Stunts | Transcendence

Born in the beach city of Manhattan Beach and raised in Redondo Beach, Californian, Vanessa has the movie business in her blood. Her great grandmother was a silent movie actress and writer but her interest in performing & acting is all her own.

Vanessa attended the University of California Los ...

20. Sandra Lee Gimpel

Actress | Big Fat Liar

Sandra Lee Gimpel was born on September 17, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is known for her work on Big Fat Liar (2002), Escape from New York (1981) and The Rock (1996).

21. Ben Hernandez Bray

Stunts | Star Trek

Ben Hernandez Bray is a film and television director who was born and raised in one of the toughest San Fernando Valley neighborhoods in Los Angeles, California. He's the oldest of six children, raised by his Mother and Grandmother and is of Mexican and Irish descent. In the late 1980's his boxing ...

22. Sam Medina

Actor | Olympus Has Fallen

Sam Medina. Sam is an ethnically ambiguous actor who is more than meets the eyes of Hollywood. A descendant of Asian, Hispanic, French and Native American mix, Sam can transform himself into a wide variety of characters. Having trained with some of the industry's top acting teachers such as Ivana ...

23. Eddie Perez

Stunts | Deadpool

Eddie Perez born in New York, a city where you can stay indoors all day and watch the world pass you by, or get up and participate with all it has to offer. Eddie Perez chose the latter. An active kid, who spent his summers with family in Puerto Rico, Eddie achieved the honor of Eagle Scout at the ...

24. Angela Meryl

Stunts | Skyfall

Veteran stunt woman and actor. Year after year, Meryl reaps rewards of acknowledgment including a historical two-time, Taurus Award nomination for her performance in the opening scene of Quentin Turentino's blockbuster-- Kill Bill; A Taurus Award for "Best Overall Stunt By A Woman," for the movie ...

25. Katie Eischen

Stunts | The Bourne Legacy

Katie Eischen is known for her work on The Bourne Legacy (2012), Date Night (2010) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).

26. Janine Mitchell

Stunts | Deja Vu

Janine Mitchell was born on July 22, 1967 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. She is known for her work on Deja Vu (2006), Bad Boys (1995) and Transporter 2 (2005).

27. Michelle Lee

Stunts | Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Michelle Lee was born on August 2, 1978 in Long Beach, California, USA as Michelle Charlene Lee. She is known for her work on Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007), Suicide Squad (2016) and Surrogates (2009).

28. Matthew R. Anderson

Stunts | Captain America: The Winter Soldier

After serving in the United States Army as a Special Forces Weapons Sergeant on an Operational Detachment "A" team during Operation Desert Storm, where he served as a sniper, Matt decided to try his hand at acting and motion picture stunt work as he had before his time in the service. For the past ...

29. Edward Conna

Director | Microchip Jones

Edward Conna was born on June 19, 1968 in Durham, North Carolina, USA. He is known for his work on Microchip Jones (2014), The Dead Undead (2010) and Hero of the Day (2012).

30. James Lew

Stunts | Luke Cage

Raised in South Central Los Angeles, James Lew's destiny was to answer a cattle call in Hollywood for the hugely popular Kung Fu (1972) television series. He went on to star in the now collectible Hong Kong film, Young Dragon (1976). He made the move to big budget studio films in 1984. John ...

31. Tracey Ruggiero

Stunts | Inception

Tracey Ruggiero is known for her work on Inception (2010), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and Homeland (2011).

32. Karin Justman

Stunts | The Guardian

Karin Justman was born on March 13, 1970 in Morristown, New Jersey, USA. She is known for her work on The Guardian (2006), The 5th Wave (2016) and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015).

33. Jeff Wolfe

Actor | The Avengers

Jeff Wolfe is an action actor who can currently be seen as Bob Banks opposite Ryan Reynolds in the upcoming film, The Green Lantern as well as the movie Drive, due this September with Ryan Gosling. He has numerous film and television credits with roles on popular television shows such as The Closer...

34. Steve Rizzo

Actor | General Hospital

Steve is an American actor known for, The Giant Calculator Guy on How I Met Your Mother, Carl Stanton on Grimm, Frank on Body of Proof, Mike Mallen on Ironside and a pesky reporter on General Hospital.

Steve was a successful stuntman for more than 20 years and has doubled some of the industry's ...

35. Sara Holden

Actress | A Thousand Words

Sara Holden was born on February 22, 1981 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Sara Haddad. She is known for her work on A Thousand Words (2012), Transformers (2007) and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).

36. Stephen Bralver

Stunts | Kong: Skull Island

After Bralver garnered a degree in Film and Television from the prestigious Emory University, he went on to play professional baseball. It was there that he found inspiration to write the feature length screenplay "Life in the Minors."

A producer at heart, he has worked on major motion pictures, ...

37. Tammie Baird

Actress | Twin Peaks

Many women dream of being swept off their feet, but it's a rare breed indeed that would like it to involve the front fender of a moving car. Tammie's journey to becoming the top level professional stuntwoman she is today began in the acting world, but no sooner had she taken her first squib-hit on ...

38. Monica Staggs

Stunts | Kill Bill: Vol. 2

Monica Staggs was born on February 24, 1970 in Boulder, Colorado, USA as Monica Anne Staggs. She is known for her work on Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Death Proof (2007) and Grindhouse (2007).

39. J.J. Perry

Stunts | The Rundown

J.J. Perry started his martial arts training in 1975 and began with stunt-work in the late 1980s when he got out of the army. He has had over 24 years of martial arts training and has a 5th-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a 2nd-degree on Hapkido and has experience with all kinds of weapons. He ...

40. David Kilde

Stunts | The Matrix Reloaded

David Kilde is known for his work on The Matrix Reloaded (2003), Swordfish (2001) and The Island (2005).

41. Matt McColm

Actor | The Matrix Reloaded

Matt McColm was born on January 31, 1965. He is known for his work on The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Island (2005) and R.I.P.D. (2013).

42. Danielle Burgio

Stunts | The Matrix Reloaded

Danielle Burgio's diverse talents have led her down an exciting path from Broadway dancer to top Hollywood stunt woman, to up-and-coming actress of the moment, and as that path continues to wind and take its turns, the future can only be golden for this very talented young woman. At an early age, ...