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Howard Curtis (1927–1979)

Howard Curtis was born on February 26, 1927 in Pennsylvania, USA as Howard Metcalf Curtis. He is known for his work on The Deer Hunter (1978), The Black Hole (1979) and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). He was married to Pepper Curtis. He died on September 2, 1979 in Lake Elsinore, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1979 The Black Hole (stunts)
 1979 Hart to Hart (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 5 episodes)
- With This Gun, I Thee Wed (1979) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Death in the Slow Lane (1979) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Jonathan Hart Jr. (1979) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Passport to Murder (1979) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Hit Jennifer Hart (1979) ... (stunt coordinator)
 1979 Moonraker (additional stunts - uncredited)
 1979 The Fantastic Seven (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1978 Emergency! (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Greatest Rescues of Emergency! (1978) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 1978 The Deer Hunter (stuntman)
 1977 The Deep (stunt coordinator)
 1977 Black Sunday (stunts - uncredited)
 1976 Swashbuckler (stunts)
 1975 Breakheart Pass (stunts)
 1975 The Hindenburg (stunts - uncredited)
 1975 Jaws (stunts - uncredited)
 1975 The Great Waldo Pepper (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 The Front Page (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 The Towering Inferno (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 Earthquake (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 Airport 1975 (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 99 and 44/100% Dead (stunts - uncredited)
 1973 Cleopatra Jones (stunts - uncredited)
 1972 The Poseidon Adventure (stunts - uncredited)
 1971 Star Spangled Girl (stunt double - uncredited)
 1970 Lost Flight (TV Movie) (stunts - uncredited)
 1970 McCloud (TV Series) (stunts)
 1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (stunt double: Paul Newman - uncredited) / (stunts - uncredited)
 1969 The Great Bank Robbery (stunts - uncredited)
 1968 The Split (stunts - uncredited)
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series) (stunts)
 1966 The Fortune Cookie (stunts - uncredited)
 1965 The Great Race (stunts - uncredited)
 1964 Roustabout (stunt double - uncredited)
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Died skydiving, he was doing a benefit sky dive. He tried to save an amateur diver tangled in his parachute and the two went down together after the amateur diver panicked. Robert Wagner gave a eulogy at his funeral. See more »

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