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Bob Anderson (III) (1922–2012)

Bob Anderson was born on September 15, 1922 in Gosport, Hampshire, England as Robert James Gilbert Anderson. He is known for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). He was married to Pearl Anderson. He died on ... See full bio »

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 2013 Movie 43 (stunt utility - segment "Victory's Glory")
 2013 Afternoon Delight (stunt coordinator)
 2012 Fred 3: Camp Fred (utility stunts)
 2012 Punk'd (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Justin Bieber (2012) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2010/I The Portal (stuntman)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (sword master: extended version)
 1992-1994 Highlander (TV Series) (sword master - 28 episodes)
- Counterfeit: Part 1 (1994) ... (sword master)
- Prodigal Son (1994) ... (sword master)
- Legacy (1994) ... (sword master)
- Pharaoh's Daughter (1994) ... (sword master)
- Unholy Alliance: Part 2 (1994) ... (sword master)
 1980 Superman II (stunts - uncredited)
 1977 Candleshoe (stunt arranger)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (stunt double - uncredited) / (stunts - uncredited)
 1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (stunt arranger)
 1967 Casino Royale (stunts - uncredited)
 1963 From Russia with Love (stunts - uncredited)
 1961 The Guns of Navarone (stunts - uncredited)
 1954 Crossed Swords (stunts - uncredited)
 1953 The Master of Ballantrae (stunts - uncredited)
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Swordmaster for the StarWars Trilogy

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Robert Anderson


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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While rehearsing a duel on location in Sicily, he accidentally cut Errol Flynn's thigh. Flynn immediately admitted it was his mistake but, for a time, Anderson was known as "the man who stabbed Errol Flynn". See more »


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