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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 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). He was married to Pearl Anderson. He died on January 1, 2012... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2013 Afternoon Delight (stunt coordinator)
 2013 Movie 43 (stunt utility - segment "Victory's Glory")
 2012 Camp Fred (utility stunts)
 2012 Punk'd (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Justin Bieber (2012) ... (stunt coordinator)
 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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Other Works:

Swordmaster for the StarWars Trilogy

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Anderson

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

Is arguably the most legendary of sword-fight trainers/choreographers, having trained everyone from Errol Flynn to the cast of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. See more »

Trademark:

Arguably the most well-known and sought-after fight choreographer

Star Sign:

Virgo

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