Wedded Blisters: ‘Seal Team’ Stunt Coordinators Still Work ‘Hot and Heavy’ After 25-Year Marriage

Wedded Blisters: ‘Seal Team’ Stunt Coordinators Still Work ‘Hot and Heavy’ After 25-Year Marriage
A version of this story about Peewee Piemonte and Julie Michaels first appeared in the Down to the Wire issue of TheWrap’s Emmy magazine.

It took two stunt coordinators to execute one of the most daring maneuvers this season on the CBS military drama “Seal Team.” To stage a Spie Rig, or a “special patrol insertion/extraction,” in which six soldiers were strapped to a Spie rope dangling from a helicopter and pulled off a mountain ridge, the show needed one coordinator in the air and another on the ground with the guys. Communication between the two would be key to keep things safe.

Thankfully, Julie Michaels and Peewee Piemonte are in perfect sync. That’s because they’ve been married for 25 years and have been working together “hot and heavy” since 1998. But for the first time this year, they’ve been Emmy-nominated jointly for their stunt work on “Seal Team,
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