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Bill Couch (1926–1999)

Actor and stuntman Bill Couch was born on September 3, 1926 in Asheville, North Carolina. The younger brother of fellow stuntman Chuck Couch, Bill was a circus performer who specialized in high wire work which included a sway pole act prior to becoming a stuntman in the early 1960's. Among the actors that Couch doubled for are Spencer Tracy, Buddy... See full bio »
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Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters Stunts
(1984)
The Blues Brothers
(1980)
Logan's Run
Logan's Run Stunts
(1976)

Filmography

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 1990 Montana (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee (stunt coordinator)
 1988 Supercarrier (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Deadly Enemies (Pilot) (1988) ... (stunt coordinator)
 1987 Code Name Zebra (stunt player)
 1987 Hiding Out (stunts)
 1987 Disorderlies (stunts)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1987 Police Story: The Freeway Killings (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1986 Touch and Go (stunt coordinator)
 1986 Stewardess School (stunt coordinator)
 1986 Running Scared (stunt coordinator - as Bill Couch Sr.)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (stunt coordinator)
 1985 Explorers (stunt coordinator)
 1985 Into the Night (stunts)
 1984 Exterminator 2 (stunts)
 1984 Ghostbusters (stunt coordinator) / (stunts - uncredited)
 1984 Calendar Girl Murders (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1983 Women of San Quentin (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1983 Brainstorm (stunt coordinator)
 1983 Strange Brew (stunt coordinator: special photography unit)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (stunt coordinator)
 1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (stunt coordinator) / (stunts - as Bill Couch Sr.)
 1982 Barbarosa (stunt double)
 1982 Vice Squad (stunt coordinator)
 1981 Dead & Buried (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1981 Going Ape! (stunts)
 1981 Earthbound (stunt coordinator)
 1980 A Change of Seasons (stunts)
 1980 The Blues Brothers (stunts - as William J. Couch)
 1980 The Final Countdown (stunt coordinator)
 1979 The Black Hole (stunts)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (stunts - as William Couch)
 1979 Last Embrace (stunts - as William Couch)
 1979 Ravagers (stunt coordinator)
 1979 Fast Break (stunt coordinator)
 1979 Scoring (stunt driver)
 1978 Thank God It's Friday (stunts)
 1978 Mean Dog Blues (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1978 The Great Wallendas (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1978 The Betsy (stunt coordinator - as William Couch)
 1977 Haunted (stunts)
 1976 King Kong (stunt coordinator)
 1976 Logan's Run (stunt coordinator)
 1975 Russian Roulette (stunt arranger)
 1975 The Eiger Sanction (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (stunts - uncredited)
 1973 Magnum Force (stunts - uncredited)
 1973 Money to Burn (TV Movie) (stunts - uncredited)
 1972 Deliverance (stunts - uncredited)
 1971 Dirty Harry (stunt double - uncredited)
 1970 Flap (stunts - uncredited)
 1969 The Undefeated (stunts - uncredited)
 1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (stunts - uncredited)
 1968 The Wrecking Crew (stunts - uncredited)
 1968 The Boston Strangler (stunts - uncredited)
 1968 The Split (stunts - uncredited)
 1968 The Green Berets (stunts - uncredited)
 1966 Not with My Wife, You Don't! (stunts - uncredited)
 1966 Beau Geste (stunts - uncredited)
 1966 The Silencers (stunts - uncredited)
 1963 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (high wire stunt double: Spencer Tracy - uncredited) / (stunt double: Buddy Hackett - uncredited)
 1961 Everything's Ducky (stunts - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Bill Couch Sr. | William J. Couch | William Couch
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