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Rick Avery


Rick Avery, the patriarch of the family is an acclaimed stuntman, stunt coordinator, martial artist, actor, and director with over 500 credits, including Get Smart, Frost/Nixon, Charlie Wilson's War, The Prestige, The Italian Job, Meet the Fockers, Spiderman, and Poseidon. Rick recently joined forces with Emmy Award Winning Producer/Director Donna ... See full bio »
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 2015 Hands of Stone (stunt coordinator) (post-production)
 2013 Grudge Match (stunt double: Robert De Niro)
 2013 Blood Shot (stunt performer)
 2013 R.I.P.D. (stunt performer)
 2013 Killing Season (stunt double)
 2013 Gangster Squad (stunts)
 2012 Outlaw Country (TV Movie) (stunt double)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (stunt performer)
 2012 Men in Black 3 (stunt driver - uncredited)
 2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (stunt helicopter pilot)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger (utility stunts: Los Angeles)
 2011 Horrible Bosses (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2010 Edge of Darkness (stunt performer)
 2009 Three Rivers (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Code Green (2009) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 2009 Jesse James Is a Dead Man (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Jesse vs. the Cops (2009) ... (stunts)
 2009 Numb3rs (TV Series) (stunt double - 1 episode)
- Greatest Hits (2009) ... (stunt double)
 2009 The Closer (Short) (stunt pilot)
 2008 Role Models (stunt player)
 2008 Frost/Nixon (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Eagle Eye (stunt driver)
 2008 The Dark Knight (stunts)
 2008 Get Smart (stunt driver - uncredited) / (stunts)
 2008 In Plain Sight (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2008) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 2008 Columbus Day (stunt performer)
 2008 Superhero Movie (stunt coordinator) / (stunt performer)
 2008 Living Hell (TV Movie) (stunts)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (stunt coordinator)
 2007 Ocean's Thirteen (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2007 Mission Zero (Short) (stunt driver)
 2006 Smokin' Aces (stunt performer)
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (stunt coordinator)
 2006 The Prestige (stunt coordinator)
 2006 A.I. Assault (TV Movie) (stunts)
 2006 World Trade Center (stunt performer)
 2006 Poseidon (stunt coordinator: second unit)
 2006 Waist Deep (stunt driver)
 2006 The Visitation (stunts)
 2005 The Cutter (stunt performer)
 2005 Elizabethtown (stunts - uncredited)
 2005 Walk the Line (stunt coordinator)
 2005 Batman Begins (stunt performer: Chicago)
 2005 The Longest Yard (stunt coordinator: 2nd unit)
 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (stunts)
 2005 Medium (TV Series) (stunts)
 2004 Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2004 Meet the Fockers (stunt double)
 2004 Fat Albert (stunts)
 2004/I Taxi (stunt driver)
 2004 Elvis Has Left the Building (utility stunts)
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (stunt coordinator)
 2004 The Whole Ten Yards (stunt coordinator)
 2003 The Handler (TV Series) (stunts)
 2003 Strong Medicine (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Bad Liver (2003) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2003 Er (Short) (stunts)
 2003 Hulk (stunts)
 2003 The Italian Job (stunts - uncredited)
 2003 Identity (stunt coordinator)
 2003 The Core (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 2003 House of 1000 Corpses (stunt performer)
 2002 American's Most Wanted (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Angel (TV Movie) (stunts)
 2002 The Santa Trap (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Presidio Med (TV Series) (stunts)
 2002 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Push, Nevada (TV Series) (stunts)
 2002 No Tomorrow (stunts)
 2002 Worst Case Scenarios (TV Series) (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Spider-Man (stunts - uncredited)
 2002 The Sweetest Thing (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Clockstoppers (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Take Two (TV Series) (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Showtime (stunts)
 2002 John Q (stunt coordinator: Calgary)
 2002 Orange County (stunts)
 2001 Ocean's Eleven (stunt driver - uncredited) / (stunts - uncredited)
 2001 Extremedays (stunts)
 2001 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (stunts)
 2001 Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (stunts)
 2001 Lip Service (stunt coordinator)
 2001 Spy TV (TV Series) (stunts)
 2001 Blow (stunt coordinator)
 2001 The Animal (stunts)
 2001 Firetrap (stunts)
 2001 The Pretender 2001 (TV Movie) (stunts)
 2001 My First Mister (stunt coordinator)
 2000 Traffic (stunts - uncredited)
 2000 Dude, Where's My Car? (stunts)
 1998-2000 The Practice (TV Series) (stunt performer - 2 episodes)
- The Deal (2000) ... (stunt performer)
- Truth and Consequences (1998) ... (stunt performer: officer)
 2000 DAG (TV Series) (stunts)
 2000 Slow Burn (stunts - uncredited)
 2000 Mercy Streets (stunts)
 2000 The District (TV Series) (stunts)
 2000 A Family in Crisis: The Elian Gonzales Story (TV Movie) (stunt performer)
 2000/I Brother (stunts)
 2000 The Invisible Man (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2000) ... (stunts)
 2000 Luck of the Draw (stunts)
 2000 Erin Brockovich (stunt driver)
 2000 Hot Boyz (Video) (stunts)
 2000 The Huntress (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2000) ... (stunts)
 2000 Worst Case Scenario (TV Movie documentary) (stunts - uncredited)
 2000 What Planet Are You From? (stunts)
 2000 Scream 3 (stunt coordinator)
 2000 Shadow Hours (stunts)
 2000 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series) (stunts)
 1999 Millennium Man (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1999 Hefner: Unauthorized (TV Movie) (stunt Federal Agent #2)
 1999 House on Haunted Hill (stunts)
 1999 Wasteland (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1999) ... (stunt coordinator)
 1999 Family Law (TV Series) (stunts)
 1999 Action (TV Series) (stunts)
 1999 Stigmata (stunts)
 1999 Storm Catcher (stunts)
 1999 Snoops (TV Series) (stunt double)
 1999 The Omega Code (stunts)
 1999 Pirates of Silicon Valley (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1999 No Tomorrow (stunts)
 1999 Running Red (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 1999 Balloon Farm (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1999 Two Shades of Blue (stunt coordinator)
 1999 Angel's Dance (stunts)
 1998 Love Boat (stunts)
 1998 Star Trek: Insurrection (stunt coordinator)
 1998 Fait Accompli (stunt coordinator)
 1998 Susan's Plan (stunt coordinator)
 1998 Charmed (TV Series) (stunts)
 1998 V.I.P. (TV Series) (stunts)
 1998 Rush Hour (stunts - uncredited)
 1998 Judas Kiss (stunts - as Rich Avery)
 1998 At Sachem Farm (stunts)
 1998 Finding Graceland (stunt coordinator)
 1998 BASEketball (stunts)
 1998 Safe House (stunts)
 1998 Safety Patrol (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1998 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series) (stunts)
 1998 The Pentagon Wars (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (stunt coordinator) / (stunt person)
 1997 For Your Love (stunt coordinator)
 1997 Looking for Lola (stunts)
 1997 Odd Jobs (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1997 Time Under Fire (stunts)
 1997 Titanic (stunts)
 1997 Players (TV Series) (stunts)
 1997 Team Knight Rider (TV Series) (stunts)
 1997 Meego (TV Series) (stunts)
 1997 Michael Hayes (TV Series) (stunts)
 1997 Kiss the Girls (stunt player)
 1997/II Top of the World (stunts)
 1997 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (stunts)
 1997 The Alarmist (stunt coordinator)
 1997 Air Force One (stunts - uncredited)
 1997 Steel Sharks (stunts)
 1997 Buddy (stunt double: Dick)
 1997 She's So Lovely (stunt performer)
 1997 L.A. Confidential (stunts)
 1997 The Corporate Ladder (stunts)
 1997 City of Industry (stunts)
 1997 Crash Dive (Video) (stunts)
 1997 Prince Street (TV Series) (stunts)
 1997 Just Write (stunt driver)
 1997 Strategic Command (stunts)
 1997 Sunset Beach (TV Series) (stunts)
 1996 Memorial Day (Short) (stunt coordinator)
 1996 When Animals Attack! (TV Special) (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1996 Riot (stunt performer)
 1996 Set It Off (stunts)
 1996 Johns (stunt coordinator)
 1996 Dark Skies (TV Series) (stunts)
 1996 Profiler (TV Series) (stunts)
 1996 Pure Danger (Video) (stunts)
 1996 Escape from L.A. (stunts)
 1996 The Stupids (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1996 Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (stunts)
 1996 Independence Day (stunts - uncredited)
 1996 The Craft (stunt driver - uncredited)
 1996 Nash Bridges (TV Series) (stunts)
 1996 Broken Arrow (stunts - uncredited)
 1996 For Life or Death (stunts)
 1996 Lottery (TV Short) (stunts)
 1995 Extreme Blue (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1995 Heat (stunt player - uncredited)
 1995 Casino (stunts)
 1995 Money Train (stunts)
 1995 Rage (stunts)
 1995 MADtv (TV Series) (stunts)
 1995 Courthouse (TV Series) (stunts)
 1995 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series) (stunts)
 1995 Last Man Standing (Video) (stunts)
 1995 Black Scorpion (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1995 The Expert (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1995 Jury Duty (stunts)
 1995 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (stunts)
 1995 Ballistic (stunts)
 1994 Frogmen (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1994 Twin Sitters (stunts)
 1994 Airheads (stunts)
 1994 Beverly Hills Cop III (stunt coordinator)
 1994 The Crow (stunts)
 1994 Cops and Robbersons (stunts)
 1994 Weird Science (TV Series) (stunts)
 1994 Babylon 5 (TV Series) (stunts)
 1994 Out of Darkness (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series) (stunts)
 1994 Armed and Innocent (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1993 At Home with the Webbers (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1993 Desire (stunts)
 1993 The Broken Chain (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1993 Mirror Images II (Video) (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1993 Killing Zoe (stunt player)
 1993 Cracker (TV Series) (stunts)
 1993 The Good Son (stunts)
 1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (stunts)
 1993 Quick (stunts)
 1993 Trade Winds (TV Mini-Series) (stunts - uncredited)
 1993 Extreme Justice (stunts)
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux (stunts)
 1993 Wild Palms (TV Mini-Series) (stunts)
 1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) (stunts)
 1993 Street Knight (stunt coordinator)
 1993 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series) (stunts)
 1993 Ulterior Motives (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1992 Spies (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1992 Animal Instincts (Video) (stunts)
 1992 Innocent Blood (stunt coordinator) / (stunts - uncredited)
 1992 Danger Island (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1992 Renegade (TV Series) (stunts)
 1992 The Water Engine (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1992 Rapid Fire (stunts)
 1992 3 Ninjas (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1992 Batman Returns (stunts - uncredited)
 1992 Boris and Natasha (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1992 The Fifth Corner (TV Series) (stunts)
 1992 Article 99 (stunt coordinator)
 1992 Mirror Images (stunt double)
 1992 Aces: Iron Eagle III (stunts)
 1991 Night Eyes II (stunts)
 1991 Under Surveillance (stunts)
 1991 Hook (stunts)
 1991 Civil Wars (TV Series) (stunts)
 1991 Cool as Ice (stunt coordinator) / (stunt player)
 1991 Fire in the Dark (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1991 Shout (stunts)
 1991 Step by Step (TV Series) (stunts)
 1991 Soldier's Fortune (stunts)
 1991 Chains of Gold (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1991 Eyes of an Angel (stunt coordinator)
 1991 An Inconvenient Woman (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1991 Oscar (stunt coordinator)
 1991 Night of the Warrior (fight choreographer) / (stunt coordinator)
 1991 The Perfect Weapon (stunt fight coordinator)
 1991 Son of the Morning Star (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1990 Look Who's Talking Too (stunt coordinator)
 1990 Mr. Destiny (stunts)
 1990 The Rain Killer (stunts)
 1990 Men at Work (stunts)
 1990 A Gnome Named Gnorm (stunts)
 1990 El Diablo (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1990 Pretty Woman (stunt coordinator)
 1990 Lionheart (stunt coordinator) / (stunt double: Francois) / (stunt double: Lyon)
 1990 Too Young to Die? (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1990 Family of Spies (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
  Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode, 1990) (stunts - 1 episode, 1987)
- Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Celebration (1990) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Young Harry Houdini (1987) ... (stunts)
 1990 Internal Affairs (stunts)
 1989 Look Who's Talking (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1989 Alien Nation (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Alien Nation (1989) ... (stunts)
 1989 L.A. Takedown (TV Movie) (stunts - uncredited)
 1989 Breaking Point (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1989 The Abyss (stunt performer - uncredited)
 1989 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (stunts)
 1989 Shannon's Deal (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1989 Time Trackers (stunts)
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series) (stunts)
 1989 Totally Hidden Video (TV Series) (stunts)
 1989 Riding the Edge (stunts)
 1989 The Experts (stunt double: John Travolta)
 1989 Making Out (TV Series) (stunts)
 1988 The Game (stunts)
 1988 They Live (stunts)
 1988 Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (stunt player)
 1988 Hero and the Terror (stunts)
 1988 The Blob (additional stunts)
 1988 Vibes (stunts)
 1988 Permanent Record (stunts)
 1988 The Night Before (stunts)
 1988 Broken Angel (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1988 Sonny Spoon (TV Series) (stunts)
 1988 Man Against the Mob (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1988 Bulletproof (stunts - as Rich Avery)
 1987 Ironweed (stunts - uncredited)
 1987 Survival Game (stunts)
 1987 The Hidden (stunt performer)
 1987 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series) (stunts)
 1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (stunts)
 1987 Hooperman (TV Series) (stunts)
 1987 Steele Justice (stunts)
 1987 High Mountain Rangers (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1987) ... (stunts)
 1987 Down Twisted (stunts)
 1987 Assassination (stunt player)
 1986 Outlaws (TV Series) (stunts)
 1986 Firewalker (stunts)
 1986 Starman (TV Series) (stunts)
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1986) ... (stunts)
 1986 Easy Street (TV Series) (stunts)
 1986 Legal Eagles (stunts)
 1986 Perfect Strangers (TV Series) (stunts)
 1986 Tough Cookies (TV Series) (stunt coordinator)
 1986 Matlock (TV Series) (stunts)
 1986 Hollywood Vice Squad (stunts)
 1986 The Best of Times (stunts)
 1985/I Bridges to Cross (TV Series) (stunts)
 1985 Savage Dawn (stunts)
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series) (stunts)
 1985 J.O.E. and the Colonel (TV Movie) (stunts - uncredited)
 1985 Radioactive Dreams (stunts)
 1985 Perfect (stunts)
 1985 Detective in the House (TV Series) (stunts)
 1984 Johnny Dangerously (stunts)
 1984 The River (stunts)
 1984 Partners in Crime (TV Series) (stunts)
 1984 Meatballs Part II (stunts)
 1984 Cannonball Run II (stunt double)
 1984 Time Bomb (TV Movie) (stunts - uncredited)
 1984 Killpoint (stunts)
 1984 Riptide (TV Series) (stunts)
 1983 Boone (TV Series) (stunts)
 1983 The Man Who Wasn't There (stunt performer)
 1983 WarGames (stunts - uncredited)
 1983 White Water Rebels (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1982 Gavilan (TV Series) (stunts)
 1982/I Fighting Back (stunts)
 1981 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (stunts)
 1981 The Fall Guy (TV Series) (stunts)
 1981 Blow Out (stunt double: John Travolta)
 1979 Knots Landing (TV Series) (stunts)
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