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Arvo Ojala (1920–2005)

Arvo Ojala was born on February 21, 1920 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He is known for his work on Back to the Future Part III (1990), Silverado (1985) and ¡Three Amigos! (1986). He was married to Doris Seversen. He died on July 1, 2005 in Gresham, Oregon, USA. See full bio »


(age 85) in Gresham, Oregon, USA

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 1990 Back to the Future Part III (advisor: gunslinger)
 1986 ¡Three Amigos! (gun coach)
 1985 Silverado (technical gun coach)
 1985 Rustlers' Rhapsody (gun coach) / (technical advisor)
 1976 Pony Express Rider (gun coach) / (technical advisor) / (technical director)
 1971 Zachariah (gun coach)
 1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (gun coach - uncredited)
 1967 The War Wagon (gun coach - uncredited) / (technical director - uncredited)
 1959 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (technical director - 1 episode)
- Kitty's Injury (1959) ... (technical director)
 1958 Bronco (TV Series) (gun coach)
 1957 Colt .45 (TV Series) (technical director)
 1957 Sugarfoot (TV Series) (technical director)
 1957 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) (gun coach)
 1956 Flesh and the Spur (technical advisor)
 1956 The Burning Hills (gun instructor - uncredited)
 1955 Two-Gun Lady (technical advisor)
 1955 Cheyenne (TV Series) (technical director)
 1955 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series) (gun coach)
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Stunt man and bit player.

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Of Finnish descent. Said that his success came from having "sisu" - the Finnish word for a person's driving focus to be the best. See more »


Lightning fast quick-draw gunman

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