stunt double


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stunt double

n.
A person who substitutes for a performer in scenes requiring physical daring or involving physical risk.
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stunt double

n (Film) → Double nt
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DiCaprio will appear as a former Western TV series star and Pitt as his stunt double.
The two lead characters are Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), former star of a Western TV series, and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt).
A stunt double took David's place, and while he was wearing the same clothes, he didn't look much like him at all.
Whilst scaling vertical walls and jumping from great heights, Finn is spotted by the eccentric film director, Agatha Novak and lands the part of stunt double to the dreaded Blake.
I've done a lot of TV over the years - I was Trevor Eve's stunt double in Waking the Dead, Martin Clunes stunt double in Reggie Perrin, and was fortunate enough to work on two series of Game of Thrones.
Would-be Jedi warriors can also learn how to use a light sabre with Star Wars actor Andrew Lawden, Liam Neeson's stunt double for Jedi master Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.
He was also the stunt driver behind the famous soaring jumps performed by the General Lee car in the Dukes of Hazzard TV series and is a regular stunt double.
Augusts Dakteris was the stunt double in the The Legend of Tarzan film - and was approached by the casting team from Warner Bros to pull off the daring aerial feats in the Hollywood blockbuster released last month.
The 30-year-old actress took to her Instagram page and shared a picture with her body double, writing, "With my lovely stunt double @noelani_tsunami shooting in la for sabash Naidu.
The Scot is Henry Cavill's stunt double in the brilliant The Man From U.
3 While filming the video for new single Talk To Me, featuring Bibi Bourelly, Nick had to get a stunt double when it came to driving the vintage Ferrari, adding: "I was terrified of crashing it.
You met Needham when he came on "Riverboat" to be your stunt double.