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Banzai Vitale


Banzai Vitale is known for his work on Batman & Robin (1997), Dude, Where's My Car? (2000) and The Collection (2012). See full bio »
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 2014 Happy Birthday! (stunt coordinator) (post-production)
 2014/I The Hunted (stunts) (post-production)
 2014 Intent (stunt coordinator) (completed)
  True Blood (TV Series) (stunts - 24 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (additional stunt coordinator - 3 episodes, 2012)
- Thank You (2014) ... (stunts)
- Almost Home (2014) ... (stunts)
- May Be the Last Time (2014) ... (stunts)
- Karma (2014) ... (stunts)
- Lost Cause (2014) ... (stunts)
 2014 Jinn (stunts)
 2012 Red Dawn (stunt performer)
 2012/II The Collection (stunt coordinator) / (stunt double: Josh Stewart)
 2012 Vamps (stunt double)
 2012 No God, No Master (stunt player)
 2012 War Flowers (stunts)
 2011 The Icarus II Project (TV Series) (additional stunts - 2 episodes)
- Marcus ... (additional stunts - uncredited)
- Jessica ... (additional stunts - uncredited)
 2011 Wendy (TV Series) (stunts - 6 episodes)
- Catch Me (2011) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- Crushed (2011) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- To Believe (2011) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- Follow Me (2011) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- Darkness and Light (2011) ... (stunts - uncredited)
  Supah Ninjas (TV Series) (stunt double - 1 episode, 2011) (stunts - 1 episode, 2011)
- Morningstar Academy (2011) ... (stunt double: Lenny Citrano - uncredited)
- Hero of the Shadows (2011) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 2011/I Setup (stunts)
 2011 30 Minutes or Less (stunts)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (stunts - uncredited)
 2011 Scream 4 (stunt driver)
 2011 Kill the Irishman (stunts)
 2011 Cedar Rapids (stunt coordinator)
 2011 Little Murder (stunts)
 2011 Pizza Man (stunt double: Frankie Muniz)
 2010 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series) (stunts - 3 episodes)
- Nobody's Home/Unknown Soldier (2010) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- Local Hero/Overboard (2010) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- Pharmacy Double/Bullet Train (2010) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 2010 Virginia (stunts)
 2010 Stone (stunts - uncredited)
 2010 Flipped (stunt coordinator)
 2010/II Cyrus (stunt driver)
 2010 Grey Skies (stunt coordinator)
 2009 Don't Look Up (assistant stunt coordinator)
 2009 Crash Course (TV Series) (stunt rigger - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... (stunt rigger)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (stunt rigger)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (stunt rigger)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (stunt rigger)
 2009 Hellbinders (stunt coordinator)
 2009 The Beast (TV Series) (stunt double - 1 episode)
- My Brother's Keeper (2009) ... (stunt double - uncredited)
 2007 Jekyll (stunt coordinator) / (stunt double: Josh Stewart - uncredited)
 2006-2007 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (stunts - 3 episodes)
- The Underneath (2007) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- The Gathering (2007) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- The Night We Met (2006) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 2007 The Death and Life of Bobby Z (stunt double: J.R. Villarreal)
 2007 The Wedding Video (stunt coordinator)
 2006 Big Day (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- The World According to Garf (2006) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 2006 A.W.O.L (Short) (stunts)
 2006 Look @ Me (stunt coordinator)
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series) (stunt double - 1 episode)
- Undercurrents (2006) ... (stunt double - uncredited)
 2006 Special (stunts)
 2006 The Need (Short) (stunts)
 2006 TV: The Movie (stunts)
 2005 The Scorned (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2005 Kids in America (stunt coordinator)
 2005 Kill Reality (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2005) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... (stunt coordinator)
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2005 Boardwalk Poets (stunts)
 2005 All That 10th Anniversary Reunion Special (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1995-2005 JAG (TV Series) (stunts - 8 episodes)
- Death at the Mosque (2005) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- Trojan Horse (2004) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- A Tangled Webb: Part I (2003) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- Pas de Deux (2003) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- Tribunal (2002) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 2004 Who's Your Daddy? (Video) (stunts)
 2003 The Rundown (stunts - uncredited)
 2003 Gacy (Video) (stunts)
 2003 Angel (TV Series) (stunts - 2 episodes)
- Peace Out (2003) ... (stunts - uncredited)
- Sacrifice (2003) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 2003 Holes (utility stunts)
 2001-2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (stunt double - 7 episodes)
- Storyteller (2003) ... (stunt double: Danny Strong - uncredited)
- Conversations with Dead People (2002) ... (stunt double: Danny Strong - uncredited)
- Two to Go (2002) ... (stunt double: Danny Strong - uncredited)
- Grave (2002) ... (stunt double: Danny Strong - uncredited)
- Seeing Red (2002) ... (stunt double: Danny Strong - uncredited)
 2002 Birds of Prey (TV Series) (stunt double)
 2002 The Boy Scout (Short) (stunt double: Cubby)
 2002 The Country Bears (stunt double - as Joseph 'Banzai' Vitale) / (stunts - as Joseph 'Banzai' Vitale)
 2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Chasing the Bus (2002) ... (stunts - uncredited)
 2002 The Tomorrow Man (Video) (stunts)
 2002 The Dogwalker (stunts)
 2002 Shattered Lies (stunts)
 2002 Dragonfly (stunt double)
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (stunts - uncredited)
 2001 The One (stunts)
 2001 Crawl Space (Short) (stunts)
 2001 Special Unit 2 (TV Series) (stunt actor: Shortman)
 2000/I Daybreak (stunts)
 2000 Dude, Where's My Car? (stunts)
 2000 Cement (stunts)
 1998-1999 Clueless (TV Series) (stunt double - 2 episodes)
- Mercy Date (1999) ... (stunt double: Danny Strong - uncredited)
- Dance Fever (1998) ... (stunt double: Danny Strong - uncredited)
 1998 Buddy Faro (TV Movie) (stunt double)
 1997 Batman & Robin (stunts)
 1997 The Maker (stunts)
 1997 Power Rangers Turbo (TV Series) (stunts)
 1996 Skwids (TV Series) (stunt double)
 1995 Major Payne (stunts)
 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) (stunt double - 2 episodes)
- Something in the Shadows: Part 2 (1994) ... (stunt double: Giovanni Ribisi - uncredited)
- Something in the Shadows: Part 1 (1994) ... (stunt double: Giovanni Ribisi - uncredited)
 1990 Into the Night (TV Series) (stunts)
 1990/I Revenge (utility stunts - uncredited)
 1989 Desperation Rising (stunt coordinator)
 1989 Hardcase and Fist (stunts)
 1988 The Gong Show (TV Series) (stunts - episode "The Three Idiots")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Published his first book, "The Burning Spirit: the Spiritual Adventure of a Hollywood Stuntman," in 2011.

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Alternate Names:

Bonzai Vitale | Joseph 'Banzai' Vitale

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

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