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Franz Spilhaus


Franz Spilhaus was born on May 28, 1976 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is known for his work on Commando 2 (2017), Black Sails (2014) and Commando (2013). He has been married to Kathryn Spilhaus since March 3, 2007. See full bio »
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Known For

Commando 2
Commando 2 Stunts
(2017)
Black Sails
Black Sails Stunts
(2014-2016)
Commando
Commando Stunts
(2013)
Dominion
Dominion Stunts

Filmography

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 2018 Warrior (TV Series) (additional stunt coordinator - 1 episode) (announced)
- Episode #1.1 ... (additional stunt coordinator)
 2018 Thugs of Hindostan (action director/stunt coordinator) (filming)
  Troy: Fall of a City (TV Series) (action director - 8 episodes, 2018) (stunt coordinator - 6 episodes, 2018)
- Offering (2018) ... (action director)
- Twelve Days (2018) ... (action director)
- Battle on the Beach (2018) ... (action director) / (stunt coordinator)
- Hunted (2018) ... (action director) / (stunt coordinator)
- Spoils of War (2018) ... (action director) / (stunt coordinator)
 2017 Origins: The Journey of Humankind (TV Series documentary) (stunt supervisor - 8 episodes)
- The Road Ahead (2017) ... (stunt supervisor)
- Into the Unknown (2017) ... (stunt supervisor)
- Building the Future (2017) ... (stunt supervisor)
- Progress of War (2017) ... (stunt supervisor)
- The Writing on the Wall (2017) ... (stunt supervisor)
 2017 Commando 2 (Action director, stunt coordinator, A Camera operator)
 2016 Force 2 (action director)
 2016 The Last Face (stunt supervisor)
 2014-2016 Black Sails (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 28 episodes)
- XXVIII. (2016) ... (stunt coordinator)
- XXVII. (2016) ... (stunt coordinator)
- XXVI. (2016) ... (stunt coordinator)
- XXV. (2016) ... (stunt coordinator)
- XXIV. (2016) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2016 The Brothers Grimsby (second unit stunt coordinator: South Africa)
 2015 Eye in the Sky (stunt supervisor)
 2014 Dominion (TV Series) (stunt coordinator)
 2014 Kite (supervising stunt coordinator)
 2014 Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (Video) (stunt rigger) / (supervising stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 2013 Go Goa Gone (stunt coordinator)
 2013 Commando (stunt coordinator)
 2013 Death Race: Inferno (Video) (stunt rigger)
 2012 Dredd (stunt coordinator)
 2012 Dark Tide (stunt coordinator)
 2012 Safe House (stunts - uncredited)
 2012 Chronicle (stunt supervisor)
 2012 Casanovva (stunts)
 2011/I Unknown (car drop rig supervisor - uncredited)
 2010 The Lost Future (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2009 City of Life (stunt coordinator)
 2009 Aadhavan (stunt coordinator)
 2009 District 9 (stunts - uncredited)
 2009 Ayan (stunt coordinator)
 2009 Safari (stunt coordinator)
 2009 Ex (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Lost City Raiders (TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
 2008 The Legend of Drona (stunt coordinator namibia)
 2008 Singh Is Kinng (stunt action director) / (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series) (stunts - 1 episode)
- Combat Jack (2008) ... (stunts)
 2007/I Hitman (stunt coordinator south africa)
 2007 The Challenge (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- The Inferno III: Battering Ram (2007) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2007 Prisoner (stunt coordinator)
 2007 Flood (assistant stunt coordinator)
 2007 Primeval (stunt coordinator: second unit)
 2006 Mercenary for Justice (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2006 Avenger (TV Movie) (stunt rigger)
 2006 The Trail (key stunt rigger)
 2006 Ask the Dust (stunt performer - as Frans Spilhaus)
 2005 The Triangle (TV Mini-Series) (assistant stunt coordinator)
 2005 The Poseidon Adventure (TV Movie) (stunt rigger - uncredited)
 2005 Supernova (TV Movie) (key stunt rigger - uncredited) / (key stunt rigger & stunt performer - as Frans Spilhaus)
 2005 Zoop in Afrika (stunt rigger)
 2005 The Amazing Race (TV Series) (stunt rigger - 1 episode)
- I've Been Wanting a Face-Lift for a Long Time (2005) ... (stunt rigger - uncredited)
  King Solomon's Mines (TV Mini-Series) (assistant stunt coordinator - 2 episodes, 2004) (stunts - 2 episodes, 2004)
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... (assistant stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... (assistant stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 2004 Flight of the Phoenix (stunt player: South Africa) / (stunt rigger)
 2004 Ring of the Nibelungs (TV Movie) (key stunt rigger)
 2004 Blast (key stunt rigger)
 2004 12 Days of Terror (TV Movie) (assistant stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 2004 Dracula 3000 (key stunt rigger) / (stunt rigger)
 2004 Zoop (TV Series) (key stunt rigger)
 2003 Dissonances (stunts - as Frans Spilhaus)
 2003 Red Water (TV Movie) (key stunt rigger - as Frans Spilhaus)
 2003 Consequence (key stunt rigger)
 2003 Fear Factor (TV Series) (key stunt rigger)
 2002 Home Alone 4 (TV Movie) (stunt rigger - uncredited)
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Key Rigger/safety officer for the fast forward leg of The Amazing Race when passing through Johannesburg in 2005 See more »

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Alternate Names:

Frans Spilhaus

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Star Sign:

Gemini

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