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Bennie E. Dobbins (1932–1988)

Bennie E. Dobbins was born on November 16, 1932 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. He is known for his work on Star Trek (1966), Commando (1985) and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). He died on February 5, 1988 in Vienna, Austria. See full bio »

Died:

(age 55) in Vienna, Austria

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Filmography

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 1988 Red Heat (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1987 The Running Man (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1987 Extreme Prejudice (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1986 Blue City (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1985 Commando (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1985 Command 5 (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1985 Weird Science (stunt coordinator - as Bernie Dobbins)
 1985 Brewster's Millions (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1984 Streets of Fire (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1983 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (assistant stunt coordinator - as Ben Dobbins)
 1982 48 Hrs. (stunt coordinator)
 1982 First Blood (stunts - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1982 Split Image (stunts - as Benny Dobbins)
 1982 TRON (stunts)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (stunts - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1982 The Sword and the Sorcerer (stunts - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1982 Cat People (stunts)
 1981 Hardcase (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1981 Southern Comfort (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1981 Happy Birthday to Me (stunt performer - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1981 Going Ape! (stunts - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1980 A Change of Seasons (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins) / (stunts - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1980 Ruckus (stunts - as Benny Dobbins)
 1980 Used Cars (stunts - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1980 Roadie (stunt driver - uncredited)
 1980 When the Whistle Blows (TV Series) (stunts)
 1980 Cabo Blanco (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1979 The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator - as Benny Dobbins)
 1979 The Great Santini (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1979 Over the Edge (stunts - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1979 The In-Laws (stunt - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1979 Love and Bullets (stunt coordinator - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1978 F.I.S.T (stunts - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1977 The White Buffalo (stunt coordinator - as Ben Dobbins)
 1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales (stunts - uncredited)
 1976 Death Journey (stunts - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1975 The Master Gunfighter (stunts)
 1974 The Towering Inferno (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 Earthquake (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 99 and 44/100% Dead (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (stunts - uncredited)
 1973 Magnum Force (stunts - uncredited)
 1973 The Seven-Ups (stunt driver - uncredited)
 1973 Frasier, the Sensuous Lion (stunt driver)
 1973 Battle for the Planet of the Apes (stunts - uncredited)
 1973 Emperor of the North (stunts - uncredited)
 1972 The Poseidon Adventure (stunts - uncredited)
 1972 Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (stunts - uncredited)
 1971 Dirty Harry (stunts - uncredited)
 1971 Nichols (TV Series) (stunts)
 1970 Sometimes a Great Notion (stunts - uncredited)
 1970 Soldier Blue (stunts - uncredited)
 1970 Barquero (stunt supervisor - as Bennie Dobbins)
 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series) (stunt double - 2 episodes)
- The Controllers: Part 2 (1969) ... (stunt double: H.M. Wynant - uncredited)
- The Controllers: Part 1 (1969) ... (stunt double: H.M. Wynant - uncredited)
 1969 The Great Bank Robbery (stunts - uncredited)
 1969 Che! (stunts - uncredited)
 1968 The Boston Strangler (stunts - uncredited)
 1968 Planet of the Apes (stunts - uncredited)
 1967 Bonnie and Clyde (stunts - uncredited)
 1967 A Covenant with Death (stunts - uncredited)
 1966 The Green Hornet (TV Series) (stunt double - 1 episode)
- The Hunters and the Hunted (1966) ... (stunt double: Van Williams - uncredited)
 1966 Not with My Wife, You Don't! (stunts - uncredited)
 1966 Star Trek (TV Series) (stunts)
 1966 Stagecoach (stunts - uncredited)
 1961 The Right Approach (stunts - uncredited)
 1959 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series) (stunts)
 1958 Bronco (TV Series) (stunts)
 1957 Sugarfoot (TV Series) (stunts)
 1955 Cheyenne (TV Series) (stunts - 1958-1962)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Bennie Dobbins | Benny Dobbins | Ben Dobbins | Bernie Dobbins
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Trivia:

Suffered a compression lumbar fracture on the set of First Blood (1981) while stunt driving for Brian Dennehy as 'Sheriff Teasle'. Dobbins performed a spectacular jump in a Ford LTD, over triple railroad tracks and landed simultaneously on all four wheels from a considerable height. The scene was re-shot for the movie and this take was not included.

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