Stuntman and actor Frank Harry Orsatti was born on February 26, 1942 in Los Angeles, California. The son of St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Ernie Orsatti and opera singer Inez Gorman, Frank was also drafted into the Cardinals, but an injury during training prevented him from playing. Orsatti subsequently joined the Merchant Marines and worked on freighters for ten years. Frank eventually returned to Los Angeles and began his career as a stuntman in the late 1960's. Among the notable actors that Frank doubled are Bill Bixby, Burt Reynolds, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Orsatti died of respiratory failure at age 62 on December 23, 2004 in Sherman Oaks, California. He was survived by his wife Julie Ann Steinberg Orsatti, daughters Gina Marie and Kimberly Ann, brothers Rex and Ernie F. Orsatti, and a granddaughter.