Bob Anderson (III) (1922–2012)


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Bob Anderson was born on September 15, 1922 in Gosport, Hampshire, England as Robert James Gilbert Anderson. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and The Mask of Zorro (1998). He was married to Pearl Anderson. He died on January 1, 2012 in West Sussex, ... See full bio »

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 2020 The Clearing (stunt performer)
 2013 Afternoon Delight (stunt coordinator)
 2013 Movie 43 (stunt utility - segment "Victory's Glory")
 2012 Fred 3: Camp Fred (TV Movie) (utility stunts)
 2012 Punk'd (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Justin Bieber (2012) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2010/I The Portal (stuntman)
 2009/I The Revenant (stunts)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (sword master: extended version)
 1992-1994 Highlander (TV Series) (sword master - 28 episodes)
- Counterfeit: Part 1 (1994) ... (sword master)
- Prodigal Son (1994) ... (sword master)
- Legacy (1994) ... (sword master)
- Pharaoh's Daughter (1994) ... (sword master)
- Unholy Alliance: Part 2 (1994) ... (sword master)
 1980 Superman II (stunts - uncredited)
 1977 Candleshoe (stunt arranger)
 1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (stunt arranger)
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series) (stunt double - 2 episodes)
- Super Secret Cypher Snatch (1968) ... (stunt double: Simon Oates - uncredited)
- Split! (1968) ... (stunt double: Nigel Davenport - uncredited)
 1967 Casino Royale (stunts - uncredited)
 1966 Zodiac (TV Series) (fights arranged by - 1 episode)
- Gemini (1966) ... (fights arranged by)
 1964 Carry on Jack (stunts - uncredited)
 1963 From Russia with Love (stunts - uncredited)
 1961 The Guns of Navarone (stunts - uncredited)
 1954 Crossed Swords (stunts - uncredited)
 1953 The Master of Ballantrae (stunts - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Swordmaster for the StarWars Trilogy

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Robert Anderson

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Pearl Anderson  (his death)  (3 children)
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In The Master of Ballantrae (1953) he doubled for both actors in a sword fight and therefore "killed" himself. See more »

Trademark:

Arguably the most well-known and sought-after fight choreographer

Star Sign:

Virgo

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