stunt man


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stunt′ man`

or stunt′man`,


n.
a man who substitutes for an actor in scenes requiring stunts or hazardous feats.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.stunt man - a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stuntsstunt man - a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
backup man, fill-in, reliever, stand-in, backup, substitute, relief - someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
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Expert British stunt man Jim Dowdall - veteran of Hollywood movies including Bond, Bourne and Indiana Jones - drove the Jaguar XF 240 metres across a high-wire on Tuesday.
Stunt man Jim Dowdall, veteran of Hollywood movies including Bond, Bourne and Indiana Jones, drove the all-new Jaguar XF 240m across a high-wire to demonstrate the new XF's lightweight aluminiumintensive construction.
e car has already been given a public showing in the UK when expert British stunt man Jim Dowdall, veteran of Hollywood movies including Bond, Bourne and Indiana Jones, drove the new XF some 240 metres across a high-wire in the London docklands (right) this week to demonstrate its lightweight construction featuring 75 per cent aluminium.
He said: "I was told my scene was going to be the most dramatic in the film, but the director said he had a stunt man to do the jumps.
DRIVE BBC3 10PM PREMIERE Stunt man Ryan Gosling moonlights as a getaway driver.
It is stunt man Timothy Eulich who appeared in the final moments of "True Blood" as the faceless, mysterious husband of Sookie.
15 ( ANI ): A Chinese car show recently witnessed a crazy stunt man who pulled a car with his nostrils dressed in a 'Kill Bill' jumpsuit.
Near to the site of the former science museum, a stunt man leaps from the fifth floor of an apartment block into a carefully constructed landing area of cardboard boxes.
Not N Ireland) Stunt man Ryan Gosling (above) moonlights as a getaway driver.
O'Toole shot to screen stardom 50 years ago in the title role of Lawrence Of Arabia He also received Oscar nominations for 1964's Becket, 1968's The Lion In Winter, 1969's Goodbye, Mr Chips, 1972's The Ruling Class, 1980's The Stunt Man and 1982's My Favourite Year.
Former stunt man Marcus Shakesheff - who has featured in major Hollywood blockbusters like Harry Potter - is the man behind feature film Kamikaze.
He gained an Oscar nomination for his outstanding performance; further nods came for Becket, The Lion in Winter, Goodbye Mr Chips, The Ruling Class, The Stunt Man, My Favourite Year and Venus.