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Brian Smyj


Brian Smyj (pronounced Smy) is a highly trained Stunt Coordinator and Stunt man with over 20 years in the business. From Gladiator (2000) to The Pink Panther (2006) he's crashed and burned his way across the big screen time and time again. When he's not launching someone off a building or lighting them on fire, he's designing and fabricating ... See full bio »
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 2014 Madam Secretary (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Another Benghazi (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (utility stunts)
 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (stunts)
 2014 Winter's Tale (stunt driver)
 2014 I Origins (stunt coordinator)
 2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (stunts)
 2013 Delivery Man (stunt coordinator: additional photography)
 2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (stunts - uncredited)
 2013/II Begin Again (stunt coordinator)
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie) (utility stunts)
 2013/I The Heat (action actor)
 2013 Europa Report (stunt coordinator)
 2013 Dead Man Down (stunt coordinator)
 2012 The Place Beyond the Pines (stunt coordinator)
 2012 Premium Rush (stunt driver - uncredited)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (stunts)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (stunt rigger - uncredited)
 2012 The Dictator (stunt rigger - uncredited)
 2012/I Safe (stunt player)
 2012 One for the Money (stunt driver)
 2012 Arbitrage (stunt: Syd's Driver)
 2011 The Sitter (stunt driver)
 2011 Tower Heist (stunt driver)
 2011 I Don't Know How She Does It (stunt rigger)
 2011 Violet & Daisy (stunt player)
 2011 The Oranges (stunt coordinator)
 2011 Zookeeper (stunt rigger - uncredited) / (stunts)
 2011 Merry (Short) (stunts)
 2011/I Limitless (stunt coordinator: additional photography) / (stunt player)
 2011 Our Idiot Brother (stunt coordinator)
 2010 All Good Things (stunt coordinator)
 2010 The Other Guys (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2010 Salt (stunt driver)
 2010 Date Night (stunts) / (utility stunts - uncredited)
 2010/I The Bounty Hunter (stunts)
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.27 (2010) ... (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 135 episodes, 1996 - 2010) (stunt performer - 1 episode, 1996)
- Ashton Kutcher/Them Crooked Vultures (2010) ... (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
- Sigourney Weaver/The Ting Tings (2010) ... (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
- Taylor Lautner/Bon Jovi (2009) ... (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt/Dave Matthews Band (2009) ... (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
- Will Ferrell/Green Day (2009) ... (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 2010 When in Rome (stunts)
 2009 Under New Management (stunt coordinator)
 2009 Sherlock Holmes (stunt rigger - uncredited)
 2009 The New Daughter (stunt rigger)
 2009/I Old Dogs (stunt rigger - uncredited) / (utility stunts)
 2009 Sorority Row (stunt coordinator)
 2009 Carriers (stunt coordinator)
 2009 The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone (stunt coordinator)
 2009 Taking Woodstock (stunt coordinator - as Brian K. Smyj)
 2009 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2009 My One and Only (stunt coordinator)
 2009 Ghost Town (Short) (stunt performer)
 2008 Righteous Kill (stunt rigger)
 2008 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (stunt driver) / (stunt rigger)
 2008/I Ghost Town (stunts)
 2008 The Burning Plain (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Meet Dave (stunts)
 2008 Hancock (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2008 Synecdoche, New York (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Leatherheads (stunt player)
 2007 I Am Legend (stunt rigger)
 2007 American Gangster (stunt performer)
 2007 Across the Universe (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2007 Gone Baby Gone (stunts)
 2007/I The Invasion (stunt rigger - uncredited)
 2007 Underdog (stunt driver)
 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum (stunt coordinator: additional photography - uncredited) / (stunt performer: US)
 2007 The Kill Point (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Who's Afraid of Mr. Wolf, Part 1 (2007) ... (stunts)
 2007 Live Free or Die Hard (stunts)
 2007 My Blueberry Nights (stunt coordinator)
 2007 Kidnapped (TV Series) (key stunt rigger - 1 episode)
- Resolution (2007) ... (key stunt rigger)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (utility stunts - uncredited)
 2007 Reign Over Me (stunt rigger) / (stunts)
 2007 The Visiting (Short) (stunt rigger)
 2007 The Black Donnellys (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2007 The Savages (stunt rigger)
 2006 The Ex (stunt coordinator)
 2006 Unaccompanied Minors (stunts)
 2006 The Departed (key stunt rigger - uncredited)
 2006 My Super Ex-Girlfriend (stunt rigger)
 2006 Jesus, Mary and Joey (stunt coordinator) / (stunt player - uncredited)
 2006 Failure to Launch (stunt rigger - uncredited) / (stunts)
 2006 16 Blocks (utility stunts)
 2006 Freedomland (stunts)
 2006 Friends with Money (stunt coordinator)
 2006 The Pink Panther (stunt rigger - uncredited)
 2005 Into the Fire (TV Movie) (stunt player) / (stunt safety diver) / (stunts)
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2005 Jonny Zero (TV Series) (stunts)
 2004/I Taxi (stunt driver) / (utility stunts)
 2004 Behind Bars (Short) (stunt coordinator)
 2004 Till Proven Innocent (stunt coordinator)
 2004 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Christopher Walken (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2004 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri (TV Movie documentary) (stunt coordinator)
 2004 The Manchurian Candidate (helicopter stunts - uncredited) / (stunt rigger - uncredited) / (stunts)
 2004 Help Wanted (TV Series) (stunt coordinator)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (utility stunts - uncredited)
 2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (stunt coordinator)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (stunt double)
 2003 Boys on the Run (stunts)
 2002 Alternate Realities (TV Series) (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Analyze That (stunts)
 2002 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell (TV Movie documentary) (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Tuck Everlasting (key stunt rigger)
 2002 Stuart Little 2 (utility stunts)
 2002 Death to Smoochy (safety)
 1997-2002 Oz (TV Series) (stunts - 5 episodes)
- Laws of Gravity (2002) ... (stunts)
- Losing Your Appeal (1998) ... (stunts - as Bryan Smyj)
- Great Men (1998) ... (stunts - as Bryan Smyj)
- Plan B (1997) ... (stunts)
- To Your Health (1997) ... (stunts - as Brian Smij)
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Bottlecaps (2001) ... (stunts)
 2001 A Beautiful Mind (stunts)
 2001 Zoolander (stunt fire safety - uncredited)
 2001 Made (stuntman)
 2001 Pootie Tang (fights)
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Amour Fou (2001) ... (stunts)
 2001 The Shaft (stunts)
 2001 Hannibal (stunts)
 2001 Black Scorpion (TV Series) (stunts)
 2000 Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash 2000 (TV Special) (stunt coordinator)
 2000 Once in the Life (stunt coordinator)
 2000/I The Watcher (stunt driver) / (stunts - as Bryan Smyj)
 2000 Gladiator (stunts)
 2000 Frequency (stunts)
 1999 Man on the Moon (stunts - uncredited)
 1999 Superstar (stunt coordinator)
 1999 Third Watch (TV Series) (stunts)
 1999 Outside Providence (stunt coordinator)
 1999 Cradle Will Rock (stunt cop 5)
 1999/I Entropy (stunt coordinator)
 1999 The Out-of-Towners (stunt driver - uncredited)
 1999 Arlington Road (stunts)
 1999 The Corruptor (stunts)
 1999 Getting to Know You (stunt coordinator)
 1999 Gloria (stunts)
 1998 Stepmom (stunt rigger - uncredited)
 1998 Captured (Video) (stunt performer)
 1998 New Rose Hotel (stunt coordinator)
 1998 54 (stunt coordinator)
 1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Fallen Heroes: Part 2 (1998) ... (stunts - as Bryan Smyj)
 1998 Claire Dolan (stunt driver)
 1998 Species II (helicopter key rigger/rappel - uncredited)
 1998 The Substitute 2: School's Out (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1998 U.S. Marshals (stunts)
 1998 Fallen (stunt driver)
 1998 Running Woman (stunts)
 1997 The Peacemaker (stunts: New York)
 1997 Conspiracy Theory (key stunt rigger - uncredited)
 1997 The Devil's Own (stunts - uncredited)
 1997 Donnie Brasco (stunts - uncredited)
 1997 Mr. Vincent (stunt coordinator)
 1996 Night Falls on Manhattan (stunt driver - uncredited)
 1996 The Assassination File (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1996 The Juror (stunts)
 1995 Irving (stunt performer)
 1995 Twelve Monkeys (stunts)
 1995 Money Train (utility stunts - uncredited)
 1995 Across the Sea of Time (stunt rigger)
 1995 Kiss of Death (stunts)
 1995 New Jersey Drive (stunts)
 1994 Natural Born Killers (stunt performer - uncredited)
 1994 The Next Karate Kid (stunts)
 1994 True Lies (stunts)
 1994 The Cowboy Way (stunts)
 1993 New York Cop (stunts)
 1992 Distant Justice (stunt performer)
 1991 Candystore Conspiracy (stunt coordinator)
 1991 Frankie and Johnny (stunt driver - uncredited)
 1990 Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. (stunts)
Show Show Actor (31 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Smyj Brian | Brian Smij | Brian K. Smyj | Bryan Smyj

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

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