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Joe Amsler (1940–2006)

Joe Amsler was born on September 24, 1940 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is known for his work on What's Up, Doc? (1972), The Main Event (1979) and Nickelodeon (1976). He died on May 6, 2006 in Salem, Virginia, USA. See full bio »


(age 65) in Salem, Virginia, USA

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 1979 The Main Event (stunt double: Kid)
 1977 A Bridge Too Far (stunts - uncredited)
 1976 Nickelodeon (stunts)
 1973 The Thief Who Came to Dinner (stunts - uncredited)
 1972 What's Up, Doc? (stunts)
 1970 MASH (stunts - uncredited)
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 1979 The Main Event (stand-in: Ryan O'Neal - uncredited)
 1976 Nickelodeon (stand-in: Ryan O'Neal - uncredited)
 1972 What's Up, Doc? (stand-in: Ryan O'Neal - uncredited)
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 1970 MASH
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Became famous when he and two other cohorts kidnapped Frank Sinatra Jr. at gunpoint from a Lake Tahoe hotel on December 8, 1963. They released him three days later unharmed for a $240,000 ransom. They were all sentenced to life in prison, but later their sentences were commuted, and he served less than five years in prison. See more »

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