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Garin Sparks

Garin Sparks is known for his work on Olympus Has Fallen (2013), Boyhood (2014) and True Grit (2010). See full bio »

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Known For

Olympus Has Fallen
Olympus Has Fallen Miscellaneous Crew
(2013)
Boyhood
Boyhood Miscellaneous Crew
(2014)
True Grit
True Grit Miscellaneous Crew
(2010)
The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life Miscellaneous Crew
(2011)

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 2017 Created Equal (medic: stunts) (pre-production)
 2017/I Gifted (head medic) (post-production)
 2017 Weightless (production assistant) (completed)
 2017 Mudbound (lead medic) (post-production)
 2016 68 Kill (set medic) (post-production)
 2016 When We First Met (medic) (filming)
 2016 Cold Moon (set medic) (post-production)
 2016 LBJ (medic) (completed)
 2016 Billionaire Boys Club (head medic) (post-production)
 2016 The Hand 2016 (Short) (medic: cast/crew) (post-production)
  Sex Guaranteed (production assistant) (post-production)
 2016 Day 5 (TV Series) (head medic - 7 episodes)
- Wide Awake (2016) ... (head medic)
- Beacons (2016) ... (head medic)
- Sweet Dreams (2016) ... (head medic)
- Number 27 (2016) ... (head medic)
- Night Terrors (2016) ... (head medic)
 2016 Underground (TV Series) (construction medic - 10 episodes)
- The White Whale (2016) ... (construction medic)
- Black & Blue (2016) ... (construction medic)
- Graves (2016) ... (construction medic)
- Cradle (2016) ... (construction medic)
- Troubled Water (2016) ... (construction medic)
 2016 Elvis & Nixon (head medic)
 2016 The Whole Truth (set medic)
 2016/II Beyond the Darkness (key production assistant) / (medic) / (on-set medic) / (production assistant)
 2016 Gleason (Documentary) (production assistant: New Orleans Unit)
 2015 Into the Badlands (TV Series) (on set medic - 6 episodes)
- Hand of Five Poisons (2015) ... (on set medic: second unit)
- Snake Creeps Down (2015) ... (on set medic: second unit)
- Two Tigers Subdue Dragons (2015) ... (on set medic: second unit)
- White Stork Spreads Wings (2015) ... (on set medic: second unit)
- Fist Like a Bullet (2015) ... (on set medic: second unit)
 2015 Daddy's Home (set medic: additional)
 2015 Re-Kill (production assistant) / (production assistant: reshoots)
 2015 Invisible Sister (TV Movie) (set medic)
 2015 Our Brand Is Crisis (set medic: Preshoots)
 2015/I Man Down (on set medic)
 2015/I The Runner (set medic)
 2015 The Astronaut Wives Club (TV Series) (medic - 2 episodes)
- Protocol (2015) ... (medic: construction department - uncredited)
- Launch (2015) ... (medic: construction department - uncredited)
 2015 The Final Girls (set medic - as Garin W. Sparks)
 2015 The Culling (set medic)
 2015 Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou (on set medic)
 2015 Knight of Cups (production assistant)
 2014 Men, Women & Children (production assistant)
 2014 Kristy (additional on-set medic) / (on-set medic: additional)
 2014 When the Game Stands Tall (on-set medic: second unit)
 2014 Bad Country (on set medic)
 2014 13 Sins (on set medic)
 2014 Elsa & Fred (on set medic)
  Ravenswood (TV Series) (on set medic - 9 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (lead medic - 1 episode, 2014)
- My Haunted Heart (2014) ... (on set medic)
- Along Came a Spider (2014) ... (on set medic)
- I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2014) ... (on set medic)
- Revival (2014) ... (lead medic)
 2014/I Boyhood (production assistant)
 2014 Devil's Due (on set medic)
 2013 Bering Sea Beast (TV Movie) (on set medic)
 2013 Ghost Shark (TV Movie) (additional on-set medic) / (on-set medic: additional)
 2013 The Hot Flashes (on-set medic: pre-production)
 2013 Sharknado (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2013 People with Issues (Short) (on set medic)
 2013 Fractured (on-set medic)
 2013 Olympus Has Fallen (additional on-set medic) / (on-set medic: second unit)
 2013 Beautiful Creatures (construction medic - as Gavin W. Sparks)
 2013 Broken City (on set medic) / (on-set medic: second unit)
 2012/III Drifter (Short) (on set medic)
 2011-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (production assistant - 16 episodes)
- Judge's House #3: Part 2 - Top 16 Chosen (2012) ... (production assistant)
- Live Season Finale, Part 2 of 2 (2011) ... (production assistant)
- Live Season Finale, Part 1 of 2 (2011) ... (production assistant)
- Live Results Show #8 (2011) ... (production assistant)
- Live Performance Show #8 (2011) ... (production assistant)
 2012 Spring Eddy (on-set medic: stunts)
 2012 Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness (TV Movie) (production assistant) / (production assistant: reshoots)
 2012 Property Brothers (TV Series) (production assistant - 2 episodes)
- Courtney & Luke (2012) ... (production assistant)
- Jay & Cara (2012) ... (production assistant)
 2012 Stolen (production assistant)
 2012 Haunted High (TV Movie) (on-set medic) / (on-set medic: additional)
 2012 Butcher Boys (key on-set production assistant) / (on-set medic)
 2011-2012 Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files (TV Series documentary) (production assistant - 5 episodes)
- Iceland Worm Monster/Stonehenge Secrets (2012) ... (production assistant)
- Whaley Ghost House/Muck Monster (2011) ... (production assistant)
- Dashcam Chupacabra/Nightly News Alien (2011) ... (production assistant)
- Playground Poltergeist/Alien Intruder (2011) ... (production assistant)
- Raining UFO's/Ectoplasmic Pic (2011) ... (production assistant)
 2012 Stash House (production assistant: reshoots)
 2012 The Philly Kid (on-set medic)
 2012 No Kitchen Required (TV Series) (on set medic - 1 episode)
- Louisiana ... (on set medic)
 2012 Red Clover (TV Movie) (on-set medic)
 2012 Breakout Kings (TV Series) (additional on-set medic - 1 episode)
- Round Two (2012) ... (additional on-set medic - uncredited)
 2012/I Transit (production assistant: reshoots - uncredited)
 2011 Trespass (production assistant)
 2011 Creature (production assistant: additional)
 2011 Portable Life (production assistant)
 2011 Shark Night 3D (production assistant)
 2011 Quiero mi boda (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Orlando & Christina (2011) ... (production assistant)
 2011 Metal Tornado (TV Movie) (on-set medic)
 2011 Swamp Shark (TV Movie) (production assistant - uncredited)
 2011 Green Lantern (additional production assistant)
 2011 The Tree of Life (additional production assistant)
 2011 Scream of the Banshee (TV Movie) (production assistant) / (set medic)
 2011 51 (production assistant)
 2011 Husk (production assistant: reshoots)
 2011 Seconds Apart (production assistant)
 2011 The Ledge (additional production assistant)
 2010 True Grit (production assistant)
 2010 Meat & Potatoes (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Steakhouse Wars (2010) ... (production assistant)
 2010 Lone Star (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- One in Every Family (2010) ... (production assistant - uncredited)
 2010/I Super (production assistant: additional)
 2010 Machete (production assistant - uncredited)
 2010 The Terror Experiment (production assistant - uncredited)
 2009 Be Good (Short) (key set production assistant)
 2009 Invasion of the Christmas Lights (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2009 Leap of Faith (Documentary) (production assistant)
  CMT's All Jacked Up (TV Series) (production assistant - 3 episodes, 2009) (set medic - 3 episodes, 2009)
- Bobsledding and Explosives (2009) ... (production assistant)
- All Amped Up (2009) ... (production assistant) / (set medic - uncredited)
- Dummy Fired (2009) ... (set medic - uncredited)
- Snake Wrangler (2009) ... (production assistant) / (set medic - uncredited)
  America's Got Talent (TV Series) (production assistant - 8 episodes, 2009) (medic - 1 episode, 2009)
- Finale (2009) ... (production assistant)
- Episode #4.16 (2009) ... (production assistant)
- Episode #4.15 (2009) ... (production assistant)
- Episode #4.14 (2009) ... (production assistant)
- Episode #4.13 (2009) ... (medic)
 2009 Bridezillas (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Valique/Melissa G (2009) ... (production assistant: Houston)
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (production assistant - 8 episodes)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2009) ... (production assistant)
- Top Four Perform (2009) ... (production assistant)
- Two of Six Voted Off (2009) ... (production assistant)
- Top Six Perform (2009) ... (production assistant)
- Two of Eight Voted Off (2009) ... (production assistant)
 2009 HouseQuake (Documentary) (production assistant)
 2009 America's Next Top Model (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Do You Light the Way I Look? (2009) ... (production assistant)
 2009 Wipeout (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Wipeout Bowl 1: Cheerleaders vs Couch Potatoes (2009) ... (production assistant)
 2008/II Sleepwalker (Short) (production assistant)
 2008 DirecTV Concert Series: Josh Turner (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2008 DIRECTV Concert Series: Lady Antebellum (TV Special) (production assistant)
 2008 DirecTV Concert Series: Neal McCoy (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2008 DirecTV Concert Series: Trace Adkins (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2008 DirecTV Concert Series: Billy Ray Cyrus (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2008 DirecTV Concert Series: Phil Vassar (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2008 The Dark Knight (production assistant - uncredited)
 2008 DirecTV Concert Series: Hanson (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2008 This Brave Nation: Tom Hayden and Naomi Klein (Short) (production assistant)
 2008 Top Chef (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Tailgating (2008) ... (production assistant)
 2008 MTV Spring Break: Tila Tequila's Spring Break Fantasy Couple (TV Movie) (production assistant - uncredited)
 2008 DirecTV Concert Series: Big and Rich (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2008 One for the Fire: The Legacy of 'Night of the Living Dead' (Documentary) (production assistant)
 2007 Infant Bonds of Joy (Short) (production assistant)
 2007 DirecTV Concert Series: Gretchen Wilson (TV Special) (production assistant)
 2007 The Real Superhumans and the Quest for the Future Fantastic (TV Movie documentary) (production assistant)
 2007 Fred Claus (production assistant - uncredited)
 2007 Bloodsucking Cinema (TV Movie documentary) (production assistant)
 2007 Katt Williams: American Hustle (Video documentary) (production assistant)
 2007 The Steve Wilkos Show (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Steve Arrests a Murder Suspect (2007) ... (production assistant)
 2007 The Biggest Loser (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Bidding Wars (2007) ... (production assistant - uncredited)
 2007 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Katrina: What Will It Take to Recover? (2007) ... (production assistant)
 2007 The Haunted Casino (production assistant)
 2007 DirecTV Concert Series: Jon McLaughlin (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2007 DirecTV Concert Series: Heart (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2007 Stars on Stars (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- The Best of Stars on Stars (2007) ... (production assistant)
 2007 DirecTV Concert Series: Mando Diao (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2007 DirecTV Concert Series: Ozomatli (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2007 DirecTV Concert Series: Rocco DeLuca (TV Movie) (production assistant)
 2007 DirecTV Concert Series: The Bravery (TV Special) (production assistant)
 2007 Ghostly Revenge (production assistant)
 2007 To Do List (Short) (production assistant)
 2007 Deal or No Deal (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.43 (2007) ... (production assistant)
 2007 Shootout (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
 2006-2007 FANatical (TV Series) (production assistant - 3 episodes)
- Gang of Devotion (2007) ... (production assistant)
- United Federation (2007) ... (production assistant)
- Dukes of Hazzard (2006) ... (production assistant)
 2006 Jerry Springer (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Audience Attacks (2006) ... (production assistant)
 2006 Petrified (Video) (production assistant)
 2006 Crossroads (Short) (production assistant)
 2006 Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers (Documentary) (production assistant)
 2006 Last Comic Standing (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.4 (2006) ... (production assistant - uncredited)
 2006 The Break-Up (production assistant - uncredited)
 2006 Flock of Dodos: The Evolution-Intelligent Design Circus (Documentary) (promotion dodo)
 2005 Prison Break (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Cute Poison (2005) ... (production assistant - uncredited)
 2004 I Thirst: The Crucifixion Story (Video) (production assistant)
 2004 Saving 'Star Wars' (assistant to director)
 1995 The New Hoosier Millionaire (TV Series) (production assistant - 2005)
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Alternate Names:

G.W. Sparks | Garin W. Sparks | Gavin W. Sparks | James St. James

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Received a Lego Oscar for his work on the film Boyhood. See more »

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Wears a Bad Ass Cinema T-shirt when filming See more »

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