stunt man

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Synonyms for stunt man

a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts

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Cavill and the stunt performer met in the sets of 'Mission Impossible 6,' where the actor was shooting for the new action flick in New Zealand.
Hollywood Stunt Performers, 1910s-1970s, second edition
Mr Acharya is a prominent magician, illusionist, escapologist and stunt performer from Udupi, Karnataka.
Another stunt performer injured five onlookers in Masrooq area in the wilayat of Ibri last month after he lost the control of his vehicle.
To work as a stunt performer in the UK you must be at least 18 years old.
Gosling plays Driver, a Hollywood stunt performer by day who moonlights as a wheelman; he lives for getting behind the wheel.
Some speculate that he is just a stunt performer who emerges for publicity and cash then disappears.
A statement on the website said: "Scott and the team are still reeling with shock and grief over the loss of their colleague and fellow stunt performer in the tragic accident.
Hollywood embraced stunts since the early years of motion pictures with Frank Hanaway, who is believed to be the first stunt performer, began his career in the 1903 film The Great Train Robbery.
He also helped a once unknown motorcycle stunt performer named Robert Knievel emerge as American popular culture icon Evel Knievel.
Louis manager Zach Taylor sent Gaedel, a stunt performer, to the plate to pinch hit for Frank Saucier.
This volume profiles more than 30 of these jobs, including stunt performer, voice-over artist, casting director, clown, location scout, celebrity assistant, and set medic.
According to the agreement, the standard salary, under certain conditions, for any freelance stunt performer is $2,588 weekly and the standard salary, for a stunt coordinator is $3,126 weekly.
The best way to get in is to meet a stunt performer and a lot of them are willing to help you.