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Joe Finnegan was born as Joe Yrigoyen Jr. He is known for his work on Apocalypse Now (1979), Apollo 13 (1995) and Bruce Almighty (2003). He has been married to Linda K. Frontino since 1966. See full bio »

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Known For

Apocalypse Now
Apollo 13
Apollo 13 Stunts
Bruce Almighty
RoboCop Stunts


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 2012/I A Thousand Words (stunts)
 2011 Love Begins (TV Movie) (stagecoach driver)
 2007 Evan Almighty (stunts)
 2006 Blind Dating (stunt performer)
 2003 Bruce Almighty (stunts)
 2001 America's Sweethearts (stunts)
 1999 Mystery Men (stunts)
 1999 Wild Wild West (stunts)
 1997 Metro (stunts)
 1996 The Nutty Professor (stunts)
 1995/I Apollo 13 (stunts)
 1995 Forget Paris (utility stunts)
 1995 A Little Princess (stunt performer)
 1994 New Nightmare (stunt driver - as Joe Finnigan)
 1993 Ghost in the Machine (stunt player)
 1992 Breaking the Rules (stunts)
 1992 Brain Donors (stunts)
 1991 Dogfight (stunts)
 1991 Shattered (stunts)
 1991 Fourth Story (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1990 Young Guns II (stunts)
 1990 Problem Child (stunts)
 1990 Another 48 Hrs. (stunts)
 1989 Staying Together (stunts)
 1989 Johnny Handsome (stunts)
 1989 Old Gringo (stunts)
 1989 Skinheads (stunt performer)
 1989 Renegades (stunts)
 1988 Traxx (stunts)
 1988 Above the Law (stunts)
 1987 RoboCop (stunt player - as Joe Finnigan)
 1987 Programmed to Kill (stunt performer)
 1986 The Golden Child (stunts)
 1986 ¡Three Amigos! (stunts)
 1986 Eye of the Tiger (stunts)
 1986 Modern Girls (stunt player)
 1986 Cobra (stunts)
 1986 Band of the Hand (stunts)
 1985 Secret Admirer (stunt player)
 1985 Fletch (stunts)
 1984 Ghost Warrior (stunt player)
 1982 Zapped! (stunt person)
 1981 Just Before Dawn (stunts)
 1981 Raggedy Man (stunts)
 1980 Heaven's Gate (stunts - uncredited)
 1980 Smokey and the Bandit II (stunts)
 1980 The Mountain Men (stunts)
 1980 Gorp (stunts)
 1979 Americathon (stunt coordinator)
 1979 Apocalypse Now (stunts)
 1974 Mame (stunts: Chuck Connors - uncredited)
 1973 The Don Is Dead (stunts - uncredited)
 1971 The French Connection (stunts - uncredited)
 1970 Little Big Man (stunts - uncredited)
 1969 The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (stunts - uncredited)
 1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (stunts - uncredited)
 1969 The Great Bank Robbery (stunts - uncredited)
 1969 The Wild Bunch (stunts - uncredited)
 1969 Che! (stunts - uncredited)
 1968 The Green Berets (stunts - uncredited)
 1966 Duel at Diablo (stunts - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Joe Finnigan

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Great nephew of rodeo cowboy Andy Jauregui, fellow stuntman Eddie Jauregui, and movie wrangler Bob Jauregui. Nephew of Frank Yrigoyen and Bill Yrigoyen. Second cousin of Eddie's son Robert Jauregui. His sister Yvonne married another stuntman, Mickey Gilbert. His son Glen Yrigoyen carries on the tradition.

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