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Jack Tyree (1943–1981)

Jack Tyree was born on September 12, 1943 in Tennessee, USA as John Hale Tyree. He is known for his work on Escape from New York (1981), Alligator (1980) and Masada (1981). He was married to Corna Day. He died on August 25, 1981 in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Escape from New York
Alligator Stunts
Masada Stunts


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 1982 Blade Runner (stunts - uncredited)
 1982 The Sword and the Sorcerer (stunts)
 1981 Goliath Awaits (TV Movie) (stunts - uncredited)
 1981 Escape from New York (stunts)
 1981 Masada (TV Mini-Series) (stunts)
 1980 Alligator (stunt performer)
 1980 Humanoids from the Deep (stunt coordinator)
 1979 The Fantastic Seven (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1978 Hanging on a Star (stunts)
 1977 Herowork (stunts)
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 1982 Fast-Walking
Heavy #1
 1979 A Man Called Sloane (TV Series)
- Night of the Wizard (1979) ... Melrose
 1975 Blazing Stewardesses
Plane Passenger
 1970 Lost Flight (TV Movie)
1st Young Man
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 1982 The Sword and the Sorcerer (dedicatee)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Jack Tyler

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Was killed when he jumped off a 24-metre cliff, missed his cushioning air bag and hit the ground just 60 centimeters away from it. He was working on The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982).

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