stunt man

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stunt′ man`

or stunt′man`,

a man who substitutes for an actor in scenes requiring stunts or hazardous feats.
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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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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.
Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA -- Rajka Jones, Senior Visual Media Producer, Team One Advertising, Los Angeles, CA -- Leslie McMichael, Professional Stunt Performer White Wing Enterprise, British Columbia, Canada -- Michelle Merritt, Independent Marketing Communications Consultant, Perfect Marketing, LLC, Detroit, MI -- Joanne Shayne, Self-employed corporate consultant & trainer, Greenfield, MA, Online Instructor, University of Alaska, Anchorage -- David Wazdatskey, Supervisor of Social Services Practitioners County of San Bernardino, Highland, CA -- Jenny Whittemore, Owner, Creator, Designer, MetaPaint, LLC, Douglas, AK -- Carla Yarbrough, Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, California State University, Long Beach
Henry Cavill has been keeping his relationship low-key with stunt performer Lucy Cork; only recently have the pair been seen in public events including a polo final and a tennis match in Wimbledon.
A stunt performer who had been training Harris said that although she was improving, "I thought, 'It's just a matter of time before she crashes into a wall or runs somebody over.
I was picked to be the stunt performer and scale double for Richard Armitage, who played dwarf leader Thorin Oakenshield.
Almost 100 years ago Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - the Scots author of Sherlock Holmes - met and became friends with Harry Houdini, the illusionist and stunt performer who was the world's most paid entertainer.
We have these categories because we know better than anyone that the work done by our stunt performer members is extraordinary and awards-worthy.
NOT content with one job like most of us, Welshman Jonathan Goodwin is a professional daredevil, stunt performer, escape artist, knife thrower, arrow catcher, free climber, strongman, shark wrangler, author, husband and father.
The TV stunt performer hired the Toyota Land Cruiser from a branch of Hertz during a visit to the country last year but staff were unhappy with the state of the vehicle when he returned it.
He's an incredible driver, an incredible fighter and stunt performer.