Stunt People Who Act

by randinmusic | created - 27 May 2012 | updated - 11 Nov 2014 | Public

All these people are good at kicking other people, being kicked, and being able to say a line while doing it. These are the people who are actually doing a lot of the stuff the stars get famous for. Love them. Hire them.

1. Zoë Bell

Actress | The Hateful Eight

As an established and extremely talented stunt double and actress, Zoe Bell has made a name for herself through her unparalleled dedication, skills, and focus.

Zoe Bell was born on Waiheke Island, New Zealand, to Tish, a nurse, and Andrew Bell, a doctor. She has a background in gymnastics and martial...

2. Jasi Cotton Lanier

Stunts | The 5th Wave

Jasi Lanier took an unconventional route into the stunt industry. After graduating from University of South Carolina in Media Arts, she modeled, acted in horror movies and performed as a fire-eater to pay off her student loans. After shooting a movie in New Jersey, she fell in love with her co-star...

3. Nicole Randall


Nicole became an entertainment industry professional in 1993 when she retired from competitive gymnastics. She began booking commercials in need of gymnasts. This lead to a career in stunts and professional dance. Movement and physicality have always been a primary form of expression for Nicole. In...

5. Alina Andrei

Stunts | Transformers

Fell in love with the art of acting, sword-fighting, and stunts during her junior year at Kettering University (formerly GMI Engineering & Management Institute) in Michigan while studying for her undergrad in Business Management and Marketing. For the last 18 years, she has been continuously ...

6. Melissa Tracy

Actress | Best Protection

Melissa is known in the industry for her intensity, commitment and energy she brings to her roles and action acting!

She is an uncommon performer that she can handle detailed action roles and at such a high expertise and intensity as her acting. She her expertise as an actor include weapons fire ...

7. Gaëlle Cohen

Stunts | Jason Bourne

Gaelle Cohen is an internationally acclaimed stunt coordinator and performer who has worked on over sixty film and television productions. Born and raised in France, Cohen first earned a law degree before embarking on an enviable career in the entertainment industry. A former member of the French ...

8. Eddie J. Fernandez

Actor | 22 Jump Street

Eddie Fernandez is a Latino stuntman in Hollywood. Eddie started off in the stunt business in 1981 in his hometown of Chicago. He spent his earlier years honing his martial arts, wrestling and motocross skills, among others, which would eventually lead him into his chosen profession, stunt work. ...

9. Mario Perez

Writer | The Tiger in The White

Mario was born a human being on the planet Earth in the Milky Way Galaxy of the Terran Solar System. All evidence to the contrary that has been compiled over the years should be ignored and treated as inflammatory and slanderous lies propagated by his competitors. Having been raised in a normal ...

10. Erik Betts

Stunts | Eagle Eye

Born 22 November, 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts, Erik Betts is a self taught gymnast and martial artist since the age of 11. His fascination with movement and the arts was inspired by his favorite comic book hero, Spiderman. Insecure and very shy, Betts could relate to the problems experienced by ...

11. Dennis Keiffer

Stunts | Fast & Furious 7

Dennis Keiffer is a former K.I.C.K. Super Middleweight Kickboxing Champion. He took his skills to Television and Cinema as an actor and stuntman. Early in his career he worked on fight movies such as "Bloodfist", "Shootfighter", and "Die Trying". In the past 15 years Dennis has been a stunt actor ...

12. Tara Macken

Stunts | Avengers: Endgame

Born in a car in Kuwait, Tara is a byproduct of her Filipina mother and her Irish father. The Mackens lived in the Middle East until the eruption of the Gulf War, where they then moved to Brunei in Borneo. It was in Borneo where Tara became an outdoor junkie, hashing, flipping and climbing through ...

13. Alice Rietveld

Stunts | Ant-Man and the Wasp

Originally from The Netherlands, Alice began her career as a dancer getting her Associates Degree at Codarts University of the Arts in Rotterdam. She went on to perform professionally touring through Europe with several modern dance companies before landing her Broadway debut in NYC with Annie Get ...

14. Spice Williams-Crosby

Actress | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

Born on a ranch in North Hollywood, California, Spice Williams-Crosby rode her horse to kindergarten, grew up playing in her father's medical offices, eventually hitting the road as a musician, singer, and dancer under contract to 20th Century-Fox Records.

Overcoming a seven-year drug and alcohol ...

15. Anthony Molinari

Actor | Tenet

Anthony Molinari was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to his wonderful parents, William and Joyce, alongside his brother, Billy, and sister, Christina. Playing sports his whole life, Anthony is an all-around athlete and captained his high school and college football teams. He earned his degree in ...

16. James Logan

Actor | Undying

James Logan has worked professionally in film and television for over 25 years. James works as both an actor and a stuntman, but his weapon of choice has always been directing. As such, James recently wrote and directed his first feature film, the SAG Ultra Low Budget horror film 'Undying'.

You may ...

17. Thomas Rosales Jr.

Actor | Running Scared

Thomas Rosales Jr. was born on February 3, 1948 in El Paso, Texas, USA. He is known for his work on Running Scared (2006), Speed (1994) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007). He is married to Joyce Johnston. They have two children. He was previously married to Charlene Jones.

18. Michael Duisenberg

Actor | Grey's Anatomy

Michael Duisenberg was born on June 5, 1975 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on Grey's Anatomy (2005), The Orville (2017) and The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016).

19. Vanessa Vander Pluym

Actress | Shades of Blue

Born in the beach city of Manhattan Beach and raised in Redondo Beach, Californian, Vanessa has the movie business in her blood. Her great grandmother was a silent movie actress and writer but her interest in performing & acting is all her own.

Vanessa attended the University of California Los ...

20. Sandra Lee Gimpel

Actress | Big Fat Liar

Sandra Lee Gimpel was born on September 17, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is known for her work on Big Fat Liar (2002), Escape from New York (1981) and Planet Terror (2007).

21. Ben Hernandez Bray

Stunts | Star Trek

Ben Hernandez Bray is a film and television director who was born in Los Angeles, California and raised in one of the toughest San Fernando Valley neighborhoods. He's the oldest of six children, raised by his Mother and Grandmother and is of Mexican and Irish descent. In the late 1980's his boxing ...

22. Sam Medina

Actor | Venom

You probably have seen Sam in some Blockbuster Films such as Venom or Alita Battle Angel. He has been in the industry for more than 15 years, making the mission impossible for Mark Wahlberg in Mile 22. Sam is the next generation of OJT (on-the-job-training) film director. Sam was born in Ho Chi ...

23. Eddie Perez

Stunts | Shameless

Eddie Perez is a Los Angeles based Director, 2nd Unit Director, and Stunt Coordinator. He is a multiple award winner for his short-film The Test of Time and a "4-time nominee 3-time Emmy winner" for Shameless. He also won the SAG Award for "Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble" on Star Trek ...

24. Angela Meryl

Stunts | Skyfall

Veteran stunt woman and actor. Year after year, Meryl reaps rewards of acknowledgment including a historical two-time, Taurus Award nomination for her performance in the opening scene of Quentin Turentino's blockbuster-- Kill Bill; A Taurus Award for "Best Overall Stunt By A Woman," for the movie ...

25. Katie Eischen

Stunts | Avengers: Endgame

Katie Eischen is known for her work on Avengers: Endgame (2019), Date Night (2010) and The Bourne Legacy (2012).

26. Janine Mitchell

Stunts | Deja Vu

Janine Mitchell was born on July 22, 1967 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. She is known for her work on Deja Vu (2006), Bad Boys (1995) and Transporter 2 (2005).

27. Michelle Lee

Stunts | Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Michelle Charlene Lee has appeared in many films and television series such as Pirates of the Caribbean 3, Marvel's Venom, Mortal Kombat Legacy and video games like Sony's Spiderman 4 and Capcom's Resident Evil 6, to name just a few. Michelle's ability to show strength through both acting and ...

28. Matthew R. Anderson

Stunts | Captain America: The Winter Soldier

After serving in the United States Army as a Special Forces Weapons Sergeant on an Operational Detachment "A" team during Operation Desert Storm, where he served as a sniper, Matt decided to try his hand at acting and motion picture stunt work as he had before his time in the service. For the past ...

29. Edward Conna

Producer | The Pod

Edward Conna was born on June 19, 1968 in Durham, North Carolina, USA. He is known for his work on Alien Hunger (2017), The Time Machine (2002) and Serenity (2005).

30. James Lew

Stunts | Luke Cage

Raised in South Central Los Angeles, James Lew's destiny was to answer a cattle call in Hollywood for the hugely popular Kung Fu (1972) television series. He went on to star in the now collectible Hong Kong film, Young Dragon (1979). He made the move to big budget studio films in 1984. John ...

31. Tracey Ruggiero

Stunts | Inception

Tracey Ruggiero is known for her work on Inception (2010), The Flight Attendant (2020) and Homeland (2011).

32. Karin Justman

Stunts | Baby Driver

Karin Justman was born on March 13, 1970 in Morristown, New Jersey, USA. She is known for her work on Baby Driver (2017), The Guardian (2006) and Ford v Ferrari (2019).

33. Jeff Wolfe

Actor | The Avengers

Jeff Wolfe is an award winning Director, 2nd Unit Director. One of few who have parlayed a stunt/acting career into a successful role behind the camera. Having over 200 credits to his name and 150 Episodes of Network television Directing 2nd Unit, his experience and expertise have garnered four ...

34. Steve Rizzo

Actor | The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Steve is an American actor and stuntman known for, Sargent Blart in Judas and the Black Messiah, Gordy on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Dusty Payne on Famous in Love, Jerry Simmons on Blue Bloods, The Giant Calculator Guy on How I Met Your Mother, Carl Stanton on Grimm, and a pesky reporter on General...

35. Sara Holden

Actress | A Thousand Words

Sara Holden was born on February 22, 1981 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Sara Haddad. She is known for her work on A Thousand Words (2012), Divergent (2014) and Transformers (2007).

36. Stephen Bralver

Stunts | The Cloverfield Paradox

Stephen Bralver was born on February 21, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Cloverfield Paradox (2018), Kong: Skull Island (2017) and Bumblebee (2018).

37. Tammie Baird

Actress | Twin Peaks

Many women dream of being swept off their feet, but it's a rare breed indeed that would like it to involve the front fender of a moving car. Tammie's journey to becoming the top level professional stuntwoman she is today began in the acting world, but no sooner had she taken her first squib-hit on ...

38. Monica Staggs

Actress | Death Proof

Monica Staggs was born on February 24, 1970 in Boulder, Colorado, USA as Monica Anne Staggs. She is known for her work on Death Proof (2007), Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004) and Species II (1998). She was previously married to Gary J. Wayton.

39. J.J. Perry

Stunts | John Wick: Chapter 2

J.J. Perry started his martial arts training in 1975 and began with stunt-work in the late 1980s when he got out of the army. He has had over 24 years of martial arts training and has a 5th-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a 2nd-degree on Hapkido and has experience with all kinds of weapons. He ...

40. David Kilde

Stunts | The Matrix Reloaded

David Kilde is known for his work on The Matrix Reloaded (2003), Swordfish (2001) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).

41. Matt McColm

Actor | The Matrix Reloaded

Matt McColm was born on January 31, 1965. He is known for his work on The Matrix Reloaded (2003), R.I.P.D. (2013) and Space Cowboys (2000).

42. Danielle Burgio

Stunts | The Matrix Reloaded

Danielle Burgio's diverse talents have led her down an exciting path from Broadway dancer, to top Hollywood stunt actress, to film maker.

After her debut in Starlight Express on Broadway, her talents found her in Los Angeles pursing an acting career where she was given the opportunity to join the ...

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