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Jimmy Ortega (I)


He was born and raised in El Paso Texas. Miguel Ortega (father) was a cross country truck driver and Paulina Ortega (mother) a housewife. Began career doing summer stock theater for 2 years - El Paso Del Norte. Moved to Los Angeles in 1978. Shortly after arriving, he started to work as a stuntman on a picture by the name of Hooper (1978). His ... See full bio »
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 2014 Gang Related (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Almádena (2014) ... (stunts)
 2013-2014 The Mentalist (TV Series) (stunts - 4 episodes)
- Black Helicopters (2014) ... (stunts)
- The Golden Hammer (2014) ... (stunts)
- White Lines (2014) ... (stunts)
- Green Thumb (2013) ... (stunts)
 2013 The Hangover Part III (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2013 Southland (TV Series) (stunt performer - 1 episode)
- Hats and Bats (2013) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2012 Savages (stunt double: Benicio Del Toro)
 2012 The Babymakers (stunt double: Jay Chandreskhar)
 2011-2012 Austin & Ally (TV Series) (stunt performer - 4 episodes)
- Club Owners & Quinceaneras (2012) ... (stunt performer)
- Secrets & Songbooks (2011) ... (stunt performer)
- Kangaroos & Chaos (2011) ... (stunt performer)
- Rockers & Writers (2011) ... (stunt performer)
 2012 America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (TV Series documentary) (stunt double - 1 episode)
- John Figueroa (2012) ... (stunt double: Octavio Solorio)
 2010 Once Fallen (stunt guard)
 2009 G-Force (stunts)
 2009 La Linea - The Line (stunts)
 2009 Crank: High Voltage (stunts)
 2009 Afro Ninja (Video) (stunts)
 2009 Fast & Furious (stunts)
 2008 They Never Saw Us Coming (Short) (stunt performer)
 2008 An American Carol (stunt performer)
 2008 Days of Wrath (stunt performer)
 2008 Lakeview Terrace (stunts)
 2008 Che: Part One (stunt double:Benicio Del Toro)
 2007 Poet's War (stunt performer)
 2007 In the Valley of Elah (stunt performer)
 2007 American Body Shop (TV Series) (stunt double - 1 episode)
- SuperQuads (2007) ... (stunt double)
 2007 Nancy Drew (stunts)
 2007 Ocean's Thirteen (stunts - uncredited)
 2007 Delta Farce (stunts)
 2007 Dead Write (stunt coordinator)
 2006 Smokin' Aces (stunt performer)
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane (stunts - uncredited)
 2005 Dirty (stunts)
 2005 Just Like Heaven (stunt performer)
 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (utility stunts - as Jim Ortega)
 2005 The Longest Yard (stunts)
 2005/I Man of the House (stunts)
 2004 Spanglish (stunt performer)
 2004 Joey (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2004) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (utility stunts - uncredited)
 2004 Hidalgo (utility stunts)
 2003 Once Upon a Time in Mexico (stunts)
 2003 The Italian Job (stunts)
 2003 Malibu's Most Wanted (stunts)
 2003 A Man Apart (stunts)
 1996-2003 Friends (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 3 episodes)
- The One with the Mugging (2003) ... (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
- The One Where Rachel Quits (1996) ... (stunt coordinator)
- The One with the Football (1996) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Ticker (Short) (stunts)
 2002 Serving Sara (stunt performer)
 2002 K-9: P.I. (Video) (stunts - uncredited)
 2002 Collateral Damage (stunts - uncredited)
 2001 Ocean's Eleven (stunts - uncredited)
 2001 Impostor (stunt double - uncredited)
 2001 Ghosts of Mars (stunts)
 2001 Double Take (utility stunts)
 2000 Traffic (stunt double: Benicio Del Toro - uncredited) / (stunts - uncredited)
 2000 All the Pretty Horses (stunts)
 2000 Submerged (stunts)
 2000 The Crew (stunts)
 2000 The Screaming (Video) (stunts - as James Ortega)
 2000 Across the Line (stunts)
 1999 Hitman's Run (stunts)
 1999 Running Red (Video) (stunt performer)
 1999 The Base (Video) (stunts)
 1999 Martial Law (TV Series) (stunt performer - 1 episode)
- Substitutes (1999) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
 1998 Ringmaster (stunts)
 1998 David and Lisa (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1998 American History X (stunts)
 1998 Babylon 5: Thirdspace (TV Movie) (stunts - uncredited)
 1998 The Mask of Zorro (stunts)
 1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (stunt double: Benicio Del Toro) / (stunts)
 1998 Music from Another Room (stunts)
 1998 U.S. Marshals (stunts)
 1997 Amistad (stunts)
 1997 Rough Riders (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1997 Out to Sea (stunts)
 1997 Spawn (stunts)
 1997 She's So Lovely (stunt performer - as Jim Ortega)
 1997 L.A. Confidential (stunts)
 1997 Selena (stunt performer)
 1997 Black Dawn (stunt performer)
 1997 Dante's Peak (stunts - uncredited)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (stunts)
 1996 Last Man Standing (stunts - uncredited)
 1996 Foxfire (stunts)
 1996 Escape from L.A. (stunts)
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1995 Steal Big Steal Little (stunts)
 1995 Strange Days (utility stunts)
 1995 Midnight Man (stunts)
 1995 Major Payne (stunts)
 1995 Tall Tale (stunts)
 1995 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (stunts - as James Ortega)
 1995 The Brady Bunch Movie (stunts)
 1994 Lion Strike (stunts)
 1994 A Low Down Dirty Shame (stunts - as James Ortega)
 1994 Dragstrip Girl (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1994 Speed (stunt double: Carlos Carrasco - uncredited)
 1994 The Silence of the Hams (stunts)
 1994 The Getaway (stunts - uncredited)
 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- On Deadly Ground (1994) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 1993 Tombstone (stunts)
 1993 Poetic Justice (stunts)
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux (stunts)
 1993 Blind Side (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1992 Nemesis (stunts - as Jim Ortega)
 1992 Dracula (stunts)
 1992 The Fear Inside (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1992 Deep Cover (stunts)
 1992 American Me (stunts)
 1991 Night Eyes II (stunts)
 1991 Ricochet (stunts)
 1991 Toy Soldiers (stunts)
 1990 The Rookie (stunts)
 1990 Predator 2 (stunts - as Jim Ortega)
 1990 Marked for Death (stunts - uncredited)
 1990 Prayer of the Rollerboys (stunts)
 1990 Taking Care of Business (stunts)
 1989 Cage (stunts)
 1989 K-9 (stunts)
 1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (stunts - uncredited)
 1988 The Seventh Sign (stunt coordinator: West Indies sequence - uncredited) / (stunts)
 1988 Bulletproof (stunts - as Jim Ortega)
 1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (stunt player)
 1987 La Bamba (stunts - uncredited)
 1987 Nightforce (Video) (stunts)
 1987 Extreme Prejudice (stunts)
 1987 Number One with a Bullet (stunt double)
 1986 Running Scared (stunts)
 1985 North and South (TV Mini-Series) (stunts - uncredited)
 1980 The Nude Bomb (stunts)
 1979 1941 (stunts - uncredited)
 1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (stunt performer - 1 episode)
- Yesterday's Love/Fountain of Youth (1979) ... (stunt performer)
 1978 Hooper (stunts - uncredited)
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