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Date of Birth 14 November 1932Newhall, California, USA
Date of Death 10 March 2009Darby, Montana, USA  (heart failure)
Birth NameJames Hackell Burk

Mini Bio (1)

Jim Burk was born on November 14, 1932 in Newhall, California, USA as James Hackell Burk. He is known for his work on Hook (1991), Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) and Conan the Barbarian (1982). He died on March 10, 2009 in Darby, Montana, USA.

Trivia (5)

Retired for the most part in the late 1980s and settled in Montana's Bitterroot Valley.
Was known for training falling horses in nearly three decades of westerns and cavalry films.
His stepfather, Jimmy Loukes, helped him break into the film industry as a stuntman in the 1950s.
Began training horses and competing on the rodeo circuit as an adolescent.
Stuntman and actor who worked on over a dozen films with John Wayne.

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