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List of famous male stunt performers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male stunt performers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being stunt performers. There are thousand of males 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 male aspiring to be a stunt performer then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male stunt performers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male stunt performers?" and "Who are the best male stunt performers?"
Jackie Chan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Stunt Performers
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Jackie Chan, SBS, MBE is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer and singer. In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself. Chan has been acting since the 1960s and ...more

Age: 63

Birthplace: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

Profession: Spokesperson, Stunt Performer, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Credits: Jackie Chan Adventures, Rush Hour, Rush Hour 2, Shanghai Knights

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Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Stunt Performers
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Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts. He first attracted notice in vaudeville in the US and then as "Harry Handcuff Houdini" on a tour of Europe, where he challenged police forces to keep him locked up. Soon he extended his ...more

Age: Died at 52 (1874-1926)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Pilot, Stunt Performer, Historian, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Credits: Haldane of the Secret Service, The Man from Beyond, The Grim Game, Terror Island

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#1 on The Greatest Famous Magicians

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Criss Angel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Stunt Performers
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Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos, better known by the stage name Criss Angel, is an American magician and illusionist. Angel began his career in New York City, before moving his base of operations to Las Vegas. He is known for starring in the television and stage show Criss Angel Mindfreak and his ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: USA, New York, Town of Hempstead

Profession: Television director, Stunt Performer, Television producer, Musician, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Criss Angel Believe^! Criss Angel Mindfreak^! Phenomenon^! The 2010 Miss Universe Pageant

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#7 on The Greatest Famous Magicians

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David Blaine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Stunt Performers
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David Blaine is an American magician, illusionist and endurance artist. He is best known for his high-profile feats of endurance, and has made his name as a performer of street and close-up magic. He has performed all over the world and has set and broken several world records. ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Profession: Stunt Performer, Film Producer, Illusionist, Actor, Magician, + more

Credits: The Great Buck Howard, Mister Lonely, David Blaine: Fearless, David Blaine: Vertigo, David Blaine: Dive of Death, + more

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#3 on The Greatest Famous Magicians

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