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Famous Female Stunt Performers

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List of famous female stunt performers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female stunt performers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being stunt performers. There are thousand of females working as stunt performers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic stunt performers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a stunt performer then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list is made up of many different famous stunt women, including Niabi Caldwell and Emily Brobst.

While this isn't a list of all female stunt performers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female stunt performers?" and "Who are the best female stunt performers?"
Taryn Terrell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Stunt Performers
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Taryn Nicole Dryden (née Terrell; born December 28, 1985) is a ring announcer, referee, model, actress, stunt woman and retired professional wrestler . She is best known for her time with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), under her real name, and for her time in WWE, where she performed under the ring name Tiffany. She is a former TNA Knockouts Champion, and she holds the record for the longest reign with the title at 279 days. During her time in WWE, she trained at WWE's then-developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), and served as the final general manager of the now-defunct ECW brand. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 33

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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Marie Avgeropoulos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Stunt Performers
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Marie Avgeropoulos is a Canadian actress and model. Her break-out role was as Valli Wooley in the 2009 film I Love You, Beth Cooper directed by Chris Columbus. Since then, she has appeared in more film and TV roles: as Kirstie in Cult and the sci-fi series The 100 as Octavia Blake. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 32

Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Canada

Dorothy Dietrich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Stunt Performers
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Dorothy Dietrich (born October 31, 1969) is an American stage magician and escapologist, best known as the first and only woman to have performed the bullet catch in her mouth, and the first woman to perform a straitjacket escape while suspended hundreds of feet in the air from a burning rope. She was the first woman to gain prominence as an escape artist since the days of Houdini, breaking the glass ceiling for women in the field of escapes and magic. The 2006 Columbia Encyclopedia included Dietrich among their "eight most noted magicians of the late 20th century", and entertainment writer Samantha Hart in "The Hollywood Walk of Fame: 2000 Sensational Stars, Star Makers and Legends", called ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania

Sandahl Bergman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Stunt Performers
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Sandahl Bergman (born November 14, 1951) is an American actress. She is best known for her role in the film Conan the Barbarian (1982), for which she won a Golden Globe and a Saturn Award. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America