Dayna Grant

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Dayna Grant is the ultimate all-round kiwi stuntwoman. She began her film career in New Zealand as the horse riding stunt double for Lucy Lawless in Xena: Warrior Princess (1995). She then moved on to major features and well known television series in Hollywood. She has been the stunt double for Charlize Theron, Tilda Swinton, Lynda Carter, Gwyneth Paltrow, Bridget Regan, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, and Lucy Lawless to name a few. She has traveled around the world and worked alongside some of the brightest stars in the business. She is a horse expert, fighting for camera expert, martial artist, rescue diver, and she is a weaponry, high falls and fire burn specialist to name a few of her stunt skills.

Dayna Grant is a multi-award winner including awards from SAG and Artemis and a Taurus Award nominee. She has over 20 years of experience in the film and television industry in numerous roles. She is a producer, stunt coordinator, international stunt double and stunt performer and the owner of New Zealand Stunt School Ltd. and The Stunt Team NZ.

Dayna Grant is known for her stunt work on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The Meg (2018), 30 Days of Night (2007) and Adrift (2018).

Dayna passes on her stunt knowledge to her students at the New Zealand Stunt School where she teaches.

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