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Dar Robinson (1947–1986)


One of the modern US cinema's greatest stuntmen and stunt innovators, Dar Robinson only appeared in a relatively small number of films compared to other stuntmen (before losing his life in an off-set motorcycle accident); however, he set new benchmarks in stunt performances. Robinson first appeared onscreen doubling for Steve McQueen jumping into ... See full bio »

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(age 39) in Page, Arizona, USA

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Known For

Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon Stunts
(1987)
Police Academy
(1984)
Bachelor Party
(1984)

Filmography

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 1987 Million Dollar Mystery (stunts)
 1987 Lethal Weapon (stunts)
 1986 King Kong Lives (stunts)
 1986 Scorpion (stunt coordinator) / (stunts - uncredited)
 1986 Vamp (stunt coordinator)
 1985 To Live and Die in L.A. (stunt player - as Dar Allen Robinson)
 1985 Stick (high fall stunt - uncredited)
 1985 Turk 182! (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 1984 Firstborn (stunt coordinator) / (stunts - uncredited)
 1984 Bachelor Party (stunts)
 1984 Iceman (stunt double: Charlie)
 1984 Police Academy (stunts)
 1983 Go for It (stunt coordinator)
 1982 Highpoint (stunts)
 1981 Sharky's Machine (stunts)
 1981 The Fall Guy (TV Series) (car-to-plane transfer provider)
 1981 Nighthawks (stunt coordinator) / (stunts - uncredited)
 1980 Superstunt II (TV Special documentary) (stunts)
 1980 Ruckus (stunts)
 1980 Airplane! (stunts - uncredited)
 1979 The Concorde... Airport '79 (stunts)
 1979 The Fantastic Seven (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1978 Paradise Alley (stunts)
 1978 Live Wednesday (TV Series) (stunt coordinator)
 1978 The Manitou (stunts)
 1978 F.I.S.T. (stunts)
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series) (stunt double - 1 episode)
- The Prisoner of Rosemont Hall (1978) ... (stunt double: Bill Thornbury - uncredited)
 1977 Stunts (high fall stunt)
 1976 Logan's Run (stunts - uncredited)
 1976 Burnt Offerings (stunts)
 1975 Rollerball (stunts)
 1975 Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 The Towering Inferno (stunts - uncredited)
 1974 Jack Benny's Second Farewell Special (TV Special) (stunts)
 1973 Magnum Force (motorcycle stunt driver - uncredited) / (stunts - uncredited)
 1973 Papillon (cliff stunt double: Steve McQueen - uncredited)
 1969 Paint Your Wagon (stunts - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Why grow up when you can make movies.

Trivia:

Robinson jumped from the CN-Tower, but opened the parachute only 90 meters off the ground. He received the largest salary for a stunt ever. See more »

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