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An Interview With Nancy Thurston

Nancy Thurston has been a SAG stuntwoman since 1992. She has been a member of the Stuntwomen’s Association of Motion Pictures since 1994. She has also served as a Governor for the Stunts Peer Group in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. She's...

Life of a Bollywood Stuntwoman

Remember the famous scene in Sholay where Hema Malini shouts “Chal Dhanno!” as she is chased by Gabbar Singh’s men? While the audience rooted for the actor, the real hero of that iconic action sequence was stuntwoman Reshma Pathan who rode the speeding cart. She has spent 3 decades as body double to Bollywood’s leading ladies.

Stuntwoman: Dancing Backwards In High Heels

You’ve heard that anecdote about Ginger Rogers, haven’t you? How she did everything Fred Astaire did, only she was dancing backwards in high heels? Stuntwomen today are expected to perform all the same stunts that men are asked to do. It’s just that they have to do...

An Interview With Debbie Evans

Debbie Evans, veteran of hundreds of motion-picture, television, and commercial stunts has been featured in numerous publications such as the LA Times, Reader's Digest, Glamour Magazine, Cycle World, Dirtbike, and on television shows like Montel, ESPN, Winning Women, and Entertainment Tonight. She was inducted...

Meet April Weeden

April Weeden is one of Hollywood's leading stuntwomen. She has doubled for numerous high-profile celebrities including Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez to name a few and she can be seen jumping through a plate-glass window into a swimming pool and driving through a mustard field at high speeds with a helicopter hovering overhead.

Katie Rowe Turns Swimming Into A Career In Hollywood

Katie Rowe is a former world-class swimmer from Long Beach, California. Whether she found herself at the beach, in the surf, on a pool deck or racing between the backstroke flags, Rowe cuts a eye-catching figure. The all-around waterwoman turned to Hollywood after her academic studies were over. Anxious to...

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.

Ming Qiu Wushu Athlete and Stunt Woman Trains Milla Jovovich in “Ultraviolet” Movie

Stuntwoman Ming Qiu has an impressive lineup of films including Charlie’s Angels, Kill Bill, and Ultraviolet. Inside Kung Fu magazine saluted her as their 2006 Woman of the Year. In a recent interview, the veteran wushu champion quickly brushed aside any suggestions of celebrity. “I’m a very low key person,” she insisted.

Stuntwork Can Be Dangerous

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgTi2qa34BY There are a small number of gutsy Hollywood stars who insist on doing their own stunt work. But because most A-listers are happy to hand the really dangerous stuff over to the professionals, stunt doubles are always in demand in Tinseltown....