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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 has appeared in over 150 films. Chan has received stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As a cultural icon, Chan has been referenced in various pop songs, cartoons, and video games. An operatically trained vocalist, Chan is also a Cantopop and Mandopop star, having released a number of albums and sung many of the theme songs for the films in which he has starred. He ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

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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 repertoire to include chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, straitjackets under water, and having to escape from and hold his breath inside a sealed milk can. In 1904, thousands watched as he tried to escape from special handcuffs commissioned by London's Daily Mirror, keeping them in suspense for an hour. Another stunt saw him buried alive and only just able to claw himself to the surface, emerging ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 52 (1874-1926)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

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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 live performance illusion show Criss Angel Believe in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil at the Luxor casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show generated $150 million in tourist revenue to Las Vegas in 2010. He also starred in the television series Believe on Spike TV, the television show Phenomenon, and the 2014 stage show Criss Angel Magicjam. Angel has been on primetime television for more hours ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: USA, New York, Town of Hempstead

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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