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John Stead


John Stead has also worked extensively in the theatre as a director and fight director. He is Head of Stage Combat for the Stratford Festival of Canada, a master instructor with the Academy of Dramatic Combat, and a member of the Society of Canadian Fight Directors. He has over 450 professional production credits as a fight director, including 21 ... See full bio »
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 2015 Pixels (stunt performer) (filming)
 2015 88 (stunt performer) (post-production)
 2013 The Hot Flash (Short) (stunt coordinator) (completed)
 2014 What Doesn't Kill You (Short) (stunt coordinator) / (stunt performer)
 2014 The Strain (TV Series) (stunt performer - 1 episode)
- Loved Ones (2014) ... (stunt performer)
 2012-2014 The Listener (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 37 episodes)
- Smoke and Mirrors (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Dancing with the Enemy (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
- An Innocent Man (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Zero Recall (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Amuse Bouche (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2013-2014 Reign (TV Series) (stunt performer - 3 episodes)
- Higher Ground (2014) ... (stunt performer)
- For King and Country (2014) ... (stunt performer)
- Left Behind (2013) ... (stunt performer)
 2014 Bitten (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 13 episodes)
- Ready (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Caged (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Settling (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Descent (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Vengeance (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2014 Stage Fright (stunt coordinator)
 2014 24 Hour Rental (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 2013)
 2006-2014 The Rick Mercer Report (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 2 episodes)
- Episode #11.13 (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Episode #3.8 (2006) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2014 RoboCop (stunt performer)
 2013 Ice Soldiers (stunt coordinator)
  Suits (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 9 episodes, 2013) (stunts - 3 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (fight choreographer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Stay (2013) ... (stunts)
- Bad Faith (2013) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Endgame (2013) ... (stunt coordinator)
- She's Mine (2013) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Conflict of Interest (2013) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2013 Pacific Rim (stunt performer - uncredited) / (stunt rigger - uncredited)
  Nikita (TV Series) (stunt performer - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (stunt rigger - 2 episodes, 2011)
- The Life We've Chosen (2013) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Consequences (2012) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Rogue (2012) ... (stunt performer)
- Pandora (2011) ... (stunt rigger - uncredited)
- Betrayals (2011) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2013 Victims (stunt coordinator)
  Republic of Doyle (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 7 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (stunt driver - 3 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (stunt double - 1 episode, 2012)
- In Brigus (2013) ... (stunt coordinator: second unit)
- Identity Crisis (2013) ... (stunt coordinator: second unit)
- Blood Work (2013) ... (stunt coordinator: second unit)
- From Dublin with Love (2013) ... (stunt coordinator: second unit)
- Head Over Heels (2012) ... (stunt double: Bruce)
 2013 Murdoch Mysteries (TV Series) (sword master - 1 episode)
- Winston's Lost Night (2013) ... (sword master)
 2012 End Game (Short) (stunt coordinator)
 2012 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) (stunt performer - 1 episode)
- Trapped (2012) ... (stunt performer)
 2011-2012 XIII: The Series (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 26 episodes)
- Battlezone (2012) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Berzerk (2012) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Punchout (2012) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Black Widow (2012) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Pong (2012) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2012 The Conspiracy (stunt coordinator)
 2012 Foxfire (stunt performer)
 2012 Picture Day (stunt consultant)
 2012 Resident Evil: Retribution (stunt performer)
 2012 Total Recall (stunt double: Cohaagen - uncredited) / (stunt rigger - uncredited) / (stunts)
 2012/I I Declare War (stunt coordinator)
 2012 Frenemies (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2011 Stay with Me (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2011 The Ron James Show (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (2011) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2011 Silent But Deadly (stunt coordinator)
 2011 Alphas (TV Series) (stunt performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
  Covert Affairs (TV Series) (stunt performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (stunt rigger - 1 episode, 2010)
- Bang and Blame (2011) ... (stunt performer)
- I Can't Quit You, Baby (2010) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Fool in the Rain (2010) ... (stunt rigger - uncredited)
 2011 Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2010 Warehouse 13 (TV Series) (stunt rigger - 2 episodes)
- Secret Santa (2010) ... (stunt rigger)
- Buried (2010) ... (stunt rigger - uncredited)
 2010 RED (stunt double) / (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2010 Small Town Murder Songs (stunt coordinator)
 2009-2010 Aaron Stone (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 35 episodes)
- Mutant Rain: Part 2 (2010) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Mutant Rain: Part 1 (2010) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Sparks (2010) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Metal Gear Liquid (2010) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Tracker & Field (2010) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2010 Baxter (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Duelling Hearts (2010) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2010 Vacation with Derek (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
  Breakout (TV Series) (stunt consultant - 3 episodes, 2010) (action consultant - 1 episode, 2010) (stunt supervisor - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Pittsburg Six (2010) ... (action consultant) / (stunt supervisor - uncredited)
- The Texas Seven (2010) ... (stunt consultant - uncredited)
- Escape to Vegas (2010) ... (stunt consultant - uncredited)
- Prison Romance (2010) ... (stunt consultant - uncredited)
 2010 Harm's Way (stunt coordinator)
 2010 Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2009 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (stunt performer)
 2009 Child Wild (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Killshot (stunt double)
 2008 Glitch (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Outlander (stunt player) / (sword choreographer) / (sword trainer)
 2008 Time Bomb (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Vampire Apocalypse (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Othello the Tragedy of the Moor (TV Movie) (fight director)
 2008 The Incredible Hulk (stunts)
 2008 Grindstone Road (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Just Business (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Princess (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2008 The Last Hit Man (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Never Forget (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Animal 2 (stunt coordinator)
  The Dresden Files (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 13 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (stunts - 1 episode, 2007)
- Pilot: Storm Front (2008) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Second City (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
- What About Bob? (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Things That Go Bump (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
- The Other Dick (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2007 Across the River to Motor City (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 6 episodes)
- Black Day in July (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Walk Like a Man (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Treat Her Right (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Stranger in the House (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Leaving on a Jet Plane (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2007/I Final Draft (stunt rigger)
 2007 Closing the Ring (stunt coordinator)
 2007 The Cradle (stunt coordinator)
 2007 The Mad (stunt coordinator)
 2007 Bottom Feeder (stunt coordinator)
 2007 'Til Death Do Us Part (TV Series) (archery stunts - 1 episode)
- Time Capsule Murder (2007) ... (archery stunts)
 2007 Bathroom Divas (TV Series) (fight director - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2007) ... (fight director)
 2007 A Taste of Shakespeare (TV Series) (fight director - 1 episode)
- Othello (2007) ... (fight director)
 2006 UKM: The Ultimate Killing Machine (stunt supervisor)
 2006 The State Within (TV Series) (stunt performer)
 2006 Warriors of Terra (stunt coordinator)
 2006 5ive Girls (stunt coordinator)
 2006 Heartstopper (stunt coordinator)
 2006 Zoom (stunt performer)
 2006 Drive Time Murders (TV Movie) (stunt double: Dick) / (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2006 16 Blocks (stunt performer)
 2006 The Last Sect (stunt coordinator)
 2005 Swarmed (TV Movie) (stunt performer)
 2005 Left Behind: World at War (stunt performer)
 2005 The Man (stunt performer)
 2003-2005 Slings and Arrows (TV Series) (sword fight coordinator - 6 episodes)
- Steeped in Blood (2005) ... (sword fight coordinator)
- Fair Is Foul and Foul Is Fair (2005) ... (sword fight coordinator)
- Rarer Monsters (2005) ... (sword fight coordinator)
- Madness in Great Ones (2003) ... (sword fight coordinator)
- Geoffrey Returns (2003) ... (sword fight coordinator - uncredited)
 2005 Land of the Dead (stunt performer)
 2005 Cinderella Man (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2004 The Limit (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2003-2004 1-800-Missing (TV Series) (stunt performer - 11 episodes)
- Puzzle Box (2004) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Cop Out (2004) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- These Dreams Before Me (2004) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- M.I.A. (2003) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Ties That Bind (2003) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
  Mutant X (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 44 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (stunt performer - 10 episodes, 2001 - 2004)
- The Assault (2004) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Cirque des Merveilles (2004) ... (stunt coordinator)
- The Prophecy (2004) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Dream Lover (2004) ... (stunt coordinator)
- In Between (2004) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2003 Alien Tracker (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2003 Webs (TV Movie) (stunt performer)
 2003 Bulletproof Monk (stunt performer - uncredited)
 2003 Hemingway: That Summer in Paris (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2003 Crime Spree (stunt coordinator)
 2003 Dermott's Quest (Short) (stunt coordinator)
 2003 Degrassi: The Next Generation (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Message in a Bottle (2003) ... (stunts)
  Tracker (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 22 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (stunt performer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Remember When (2002) ... (stunt coordinator)
- What Lies Beneath (2002) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Back Into the Breach (2002) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Fever of the Hunt: Part 2 (2002) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Fever of the Hunt: Part 1 (2002) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2002 Undercover Brother (stunt performer)
  Relic Hunter (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 3 episodes, 1999 - 2002) (stunt performer - 2 episodes, 2000)
- Hunting with the Enemy (2002) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Fertile Ground (2000) ... (stunt performer)
- The Legend of the Lost (2000) ... (stunt performer)
- A Vanishing Art (2000) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Diamond in the Rough (1999) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2001 Prince Charming (TV Movie) (sword fight coordinator)
 2001 Exit Wounds (stunt performer)
 2000 Code Name: Eternity (TV Series) (stunt performer - 2 episodes)
- Not a Bite to Eat (2000) ... (stunt performer)
- Dark of the Night (2000) ... (stunt performer)
 2000 Witchblade (TV Movie) (sword fight coordinator - season 1)
  Earth: Final Conflict (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 44 episodes, 1998 - 2000) (stunt performer - 4 episodes, 1998 - 1999)
- Arrival (2000) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Abduction (2000) ... (stunt coordinator)
- One Taelon Avenue (2000) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Apparition (2000) ... (stunt coordinator)
- The Fields (2000) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2000 Frequency (stunt performer)
 2000/I Gossip (stunt performer) / (stunts)
 2000 D.C. (TV Series) (lead stunt double - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2000) ... (lead stunt double)
 2000 The Crossing (TV Movie) (stunt performer)
 1999 Nightworld: Survivor (TV Movie) (lead stunt double)
 1999 Pushing Tin (lead stunt double)
 1999 Killer Deal (TV Movie) (stunt performer) / (stunts)
  Due South (TV Series) (stunt performer - 2 episodes, 1994 - 1999) (stunts - 1 episode, 1996)
- Hunting Season (1999) ... (stunt performer)
- The Edge (1996) ... (stunts)
- Pilot (1994) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
 1999 The Corruptor (stunt performer)
 1997-1999 La Femme Nikita (TV Series) (stunt performer - 8 episodes)
- Opening Night Jitters (1999) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Someone Else's Shadow (1999) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Looking for Michael (1999) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Third Person (1998) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Spec Ops (1998) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
 1998 The Pawn (stunt performer)
 1998 Naked City: A Killer Christmas (TV Movie) (stunt performer)
 1998 Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (TV Movie) (stunt double)
 1998 Naked City: Justice with a Bullet (TV Movie) (stunt performer)
  The Adventures of Sinbad (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 44 episodes, 1996 - 1998) (stunt performer - 24 episodes, 1996 - 1998)
- The Guardians (1998) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Hell House (1998) ... (stunt coordinator) / (stunt performer)
- The Minotaur (1998) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Stalkers (1998) ... (stunt coordinator) / (stunt performer)
- Survival Run (1998) ... (stunt coordinator) / (stunt performer)
 1998 Double Take (stunts)
 1998 Once a Thief (TV Series) (stunt performer - 1 episode)
- That Old Gang of Mine (1998) ... (stunt performer)
 1997 Johnny 2.0 (TV Movie) (stunt performer)
 1997 The Wrong Guy (stunt performer)
 1997 No Contest II (stunt performer)
 1996 Educating Matt Waters (TV Movie) (stunt performer)
 1996/I Virus (stunts)
 1993-1996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series) (stunt performer - 18 episodes)
- Storm Warning (1996) ... (stunt performer)
- Who Is Kwai Chang Caine? (1996) ... (stunt performer)
- Escape (1996) ... (stunt performer)
- Chill Ride (1996) ... (stunt performer)
- Cruise Missiles (1995) ... (stunt performer)
  F/X: The Series (TV Series) (stunt performer - 5 episodes, 1996) (lead stunt double - 1 episode, 1996)
- White Light (1996) ... (stunt performer)
- Dingo (1996) ... (stunt performer)
- The Ring (1996) ... (stunt performer)
- High Risk (1996) ... (stunt performer)
- Zero Hour (1996) ... (stunt performer)
 1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight (stunt performer - uncredited)
 1996 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series) (stunt performer - 1 episode)
- Possession/Man Out of Time (1996) ... (stunt performer)
 1996 Maximum Risk (stunt performer)
 1996 The Stupids (stunts)
 1996 Crash (stunt performer - uncredited)
 1996 Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (stunt performer)
 1994-1996 TekWar (TV Series) (stunt double - 18 episodes)
- Betrayal (1996) ... (stunt double - uncredited)
- Redemption (1996) ... (stunt double - uncredited)
- Skin Deep (1996) ... (stunt double - uncredited)
- The Gate (1996) ... (stunt double - uncredited)
- Forget Me Not (1995) ... (stunt double - uncredited)
 1996 Gridlock (TV Movie) (stunt double: Jake)
 1995 Shock Treatment (TV Movie) (sword fight coordinator - pilot episode)
 1995 Under My Skin (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
  Forever Knight (TV Series) (stunt performer - 6 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (sword fight coordinator - 2 episodes, 1995)
- Hearts of Darkness (1995) ... (stunt performer)
- My Boyfriend Is a Vampire (1995) ... (stunt performer)
- Blind Faith (1995) ... (stunt performer) / (sword fight coordinator)
- Amateur Night (1995) ... (sword fight coordinator)
- Can't Run, Can't Hide (1994) ... (stunt performer)
 1995 National Lampoon's Senior Trip (stunt performer)
 1995 The Great Defender (TV Series) (stunt performer - 3 episodes)
- Def Poets Society (1995) ... (stunt performer)
- Naked Truth (1995) ... (stunt performer)
- I Wuz Robbed (1995) ... (stunt performer)
 1995 Darkman II: The Return of Durant (Video) (stunts)
 1995 When the Dark Man Calls (TV Movie) (stunt performer)
 1995 Billy Madison (stunts)
 1994 Liberty Street (TV Series) (sword fight coordinator - episode 22)
 1994 In the Mouth of Madness (stunts)
 1994 RoboCop (TV Series) (stunt performer - 3 episodes)
- Public Enemies (1994) ... (stunt performer - uncredited)
- Corporate Raiders (1994) ... (stunt performer)
- Heartbreakers (1994) ... (stunt performer)
 1989-1994 Street Legal (TV Series) (stunt performer - 3 episodes)
- Last Rites: Part 2 (1994) ... (stunt performer)
- Last Rites: Part 1 (1994) ... (stunt performer)
- See No Evil (1989) ... (stunt performer)
 1994 Sodbusters (TV Movie) (stunt performer)
 1994 TekWar: TekJustice (TV Movie) (lead stunt double)
 1994 TekWar: TekLab (TV Movie) (lead stunt double)
 1994 TekWar: TekLords (TV Movie) (lead stunt double)
 1994 TekWar (TV Movie) (stunt double)
 1993 Back in Action (stunts)
 1993 Putty Worm (Short) (fight coordinator)
 1993 Romeo & Juliet (TV Movie) (fight director)
 1993 Life with Billy (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 1992 City Boy (TV Movie) (fight trainer)
  Beyond Reality (TV Series) (sword fight coordinator - 1 episode, 1992) (stunt performer - 1 episode, 1992) (fight choreographer - 1 episode, 1992) (stunts - 1 episode, 1992)
- Final Flight (1992) ... (sword fight coordinator)
- Nightfall (1992) ... (stunt performer)
- Master of Darkness (1992) ... (fight choreographer: sword fight) / (stunts)
  Maniac Mansion (TV Series) (stunt performer - 1 episode, 1992) (sword fight coordinator - 1 episode, 1992)
- Cape Scary (1992) ... (stunt performer)
- Science Is Only Skin Deep (1992) ... (sword fight coordinator)
 1992 Eerie, Indiana (TV Series) (stunt rigger - 2 episodes)
- The Broken Record (1992) ... (stunt rigger)
- Tornado Days (1992) ... (stunt rigger)
 1990 The Freshman (stunts)
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