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List of famous stunt performers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top stunt performers in the world? This includes the most prominent stunt performers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable stunt performers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic stunt performers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned stunt performers.

This list is made up of people like Jackie Chan and Michael Jai White.

From reputable, prominent, and well known stunt performers to the lesser known stunt performers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the stunt performer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous stunt performers ever?" and "What are the names of famous stunt performers?" then you're in the right place. (1296 items)
Jackie Chan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Chris Farley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Joe Manganiello is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Jackie Gleason is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Terry Funk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Criss Angel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Taryn Terrell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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David Blaine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Verne Troyer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Johnny Knoxville is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Buster Keaton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Evel Knievel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Dayle Haddon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Steve-O is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Bam Margera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Michael Jai White is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Richard Farnsworth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
Richard William Farnsworth (September 1, 1920 – October 6, 2000) was an American actor and stuntman. He is best known for his performances in The Grey Fox (1982), for which he received a Golden ...more

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John Schneider is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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John Landis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Marie Avgeropoulos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Jayan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
Krishnan Nair (25 July 1939 – 16 November 1980), better known by his stage name Jayan, was an Indian film actor, naval officer, stunt performer and cultural icon of the 1970s. He starred in over ...more
Ryan Dunn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Allen Robinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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Akshay Kumar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Complete List Of The Most Famous Stunt Performers
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