Women In Stunts

Women In Stunts
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Women In Stunts is dedicated to women in action, the stunt performers who make action films and TV so exciting. Women stunt performers train to be the best they can be and we support and promote each and every woman in the Entertainment industry.

Cynthia Rothrock

Cynthia Rothrock is an actress and producer known for Undefeatable (1993), Honor and Glory (1993) and Above the Law (1986). She uses her diverse martial arts skills to create characters who never back down. She created 3 separate film franchises China O’Brien, Lady Dragon, Rage and Honor and Tiger Claws.

Janene Carleton

Janene Carleton is a well rounded athlete and she has doubled many of Hollywood's biggest action stars and her credits include blockbuster films. She was recognized by her stunt peers in 2011, winning a World Taurus Stunt Award for 'Best Overall Stunt Performed by a Woman' for her action doubling Angelina Jolie in Salt.

Elle Alexander

Elle Alexander is an actress, stuntwoman, stunt coordinator, host and voiceover artist. She is the Vice President of the Stuntwomen's Association of Motion Pictures and a member of SAG/AFTRA. Elle earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film & Television Production. She...

Melissa Barker

Stuntwoman and Actress Melissa Barker was born on September 6, 1972. She attended Quartz Hill High School in Quartz Hill, California. Before she began working in stunts, she was a pre-school teacher. Melissa's first union television experience was performing gymnastic flips and twists without...

Heidi Pascoe

Heidi Pascoe became a professional high diver and at 24 she was the first woman to win the Acapulco Cliff Diving Championship. After moving to California, she began doing stunts for film and television in 2002. In 2011, she won her first Taurus World Stunt Award for High Work for her performance in Predators (2010).

2010 Taurus World Stunt Awards Female Winners

The Taurus World Stunt Awards are held mid-year every year in Los Angeles. The award ceremony honors stunt performers in movies. The Taurus Awards deciding committee was formed in 2000 and the first awards were given out in 2001. In the tradition of Hollywood’s finest awards presentations, the best...

Q&A With Transformer’s Stunt Double, Stacey Carino

When you’re drooling over Megan Fox in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) reserve some drool for Stacey Carino, who, as Fox’s stunt double, did a lot of the legwork. In her six-year career Stacey has worked on movies as varied as Bruce Almighty, The Jane Austen Book Club, and Tim Burton’s upcoming Alice in Wonderland.

2009 Taurus World Stunt Awards Female Winners

The Taurus World Stunt Awards are held mid-year every year in Los Angeles. The award ceremony honors stunt performers in movies. The Taurus Awards deciding committee was formed in 2000 and the first awards were given out in 2001. In the tradition of Hollywood’s finest awards presentations, the best...

Angela Meryl

Angela Meryl has career highlights including flipping ambulances, plunging into New York’s Hudson River, smashing through glass tables, crashing down massive flights of stairs, and dangling from a helicopter in mid-air. She is a two-time Taurus Award nominee for performances in Kill Bill and Obsessed.

Heather Arthur

Stuntwoman Heather Arthur, has been a stunt double in the numerous films and television shows. She won a SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series for her work on Heroes (2000) and she and Angela Meryl shared a Taurus Award for Best Overall Stunt by a Stunt Woman for Obsessed (2009).