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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. (1302 items)

Jackie Chan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
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 ...more

Chris Farley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Christopher Crosby "Chris" Farley was an American comedian and actor. Farley was known for his loud, energetic comedic style, and was a member of Chicago's Second City Theatre and cast ...more

Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
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 ...more

Joe Manganiello is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Joseph Michael "Joe" Manganiello is an American actor, director, producer, and author. He played Flash Thompson in Sam Raimi directed Spider-Man and Spider-Man 3 films and had various ...more

Jackie Gleason is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
John Herbert “Jackie” Gleason was an American comedian, actor, and musician. He was known for his brash visual and verbal comedy style, exemplified by his character Ralph Kramden in The ...more

Terry Funk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Terrence "Terry" Funk is a semi-retired American professional wrestler and former actor, known chiefly for the hardcore wrestling style he adopted in the latter part of his career that ...more

Criss Angel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
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 ...more

Taryn Terrell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Taryn Nicole Terrell is an American professional wrestler, referee, actress, and stuntwoman, currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where she is the current TNA Knockouts Champion ...more

David Blaine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
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 ...more

Verne Troyer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Verne J. Troyer is an American actor and stunt performer. He is notable for his height of 2 ft 8 in, the result of cartilage-hair hypoplasia dwarfism, making him one of the shortest men in the ...more

Johnny Knoxville is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Philip John "PJ" Clapp Jr., known by his stage name Johnny Knoxville, is an American stunt performer, comedian, actor, screenwriter and film producer. He is best known as a co-creator ...more

Buster Keaton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton was an American actor, vaudevillian, comedian, filmmaker, stunt performer, and writer. He was best known for his silent films, in which his trademark was ...more

Evel Knievel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel was an American daredevil, painter, entertainer, and international icon. In his career, he attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps between 1965 ...more

Dayle Haddon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Dayle Haddon is a Canadian model and actress, presently known for promoting anti-aging products manufactured by L'Oréal. Additionally, she is credited as author of Ageless Beauty: A ...more

Steve-O is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Steve-O is a British American Canadian actor, stunt performer, producer, comedian, author, musician, and clown. His entertainment career is mostly centered on his performance stunts on the ...more

Bam Margera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Brandon Cole "Bam" Margera is an American professional skateboarder, actor, musician, and stunt performer. He came to prominence after appearing in MTV's Jackass crew. He has since ...more

Michael Jai White is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a ...more

Richard Farnsworth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Richard W. Farnsworth was an American actor and stuntman. His film career began in 1937; however, he achieved his greatest success for his performances in The Grey Fox and The Straight Story, ...more

John Schneider is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
John Richard Schneider is an American actor and country music singer. He is best known for his portrayal of Bo Duke in the 1970s–1980s American television series The Dukes of Hazzard, Jonathan ...more

John Landis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
John David Landis is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer. He is known for his comedy films, his horror films, and his music videos with Michael Jackson. He directed ...more

Marie Avgeropoulos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
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

Jayan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Krishnan Nair, better known by his stage name Jayan, was an Indian film actor, naval officer, stunt performer and cultural icon of the 1970s. He has starred in over 120 Malayalam films. During ...more

Ryan Dunn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Ryan Matthew Dunn was an American stunt performer, television personality, comedian, actor, writer and musician. He was a member of the Jackass and Viva La Bam crew. Dunn came to prominence as a ...more

Allen Robinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Allen Bernard Robinson II is an American football wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jaguars in the second round of the 2014 NFL ...more

Akshay Kumar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Akshay Kumar born on 9 September 1967 is an Indian film actor, producer and martial artist who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. He has been nominated for Filmfare Awards several ...more

Chuck Zito is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Charles "Chuck" Carmine Zito, Jr., is an American actor, amateur boxer, martial artist, celebrity bodyguard, stuntman, former boxing trainer and former president of the New York ...more

Tatchakorn Yeerum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Japanom Yeerum, formerly Tatchakorn Yeerum or Phanom Yeerum, better known internationally as Tony Jaa, in Thailand as Jaa Phanom, is a Thai martial artist, physical educator, actor, action ...more

Scott Adkins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Scott Edward Adkins is an English actor and martial artist who is best known for playing Yuri Boyka in Undisputed II: Last Man Standing and Undisputed III: Redemption, Bradley Hume in Holby ...more

Tonya Kay is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Tonya Kay is an American actress, television personality, and performance artist appearing in independent films and episodic television. Her background includes performing stunts and what she ...more

Herbert L. Becker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Herbert Lawrence Becker is a former magician who also wrote a computer program described by him as "broadcasting analog signals over the internet in real time" in 2000. He is also the ...more

Daniel Cudmore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Daniel Cudmore is a Canadian actor and stuntman. He is perhaps best known for his roles as the mutant Piotr Rasputin/Colossus in the X-Men film franchise, and as the Volturi Felix in the ...more

Nina Kaczorowski is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Nina Kaczorowski, a.k.a. Nina K, is an American actress, stunt woman, model and dancer. Nina was born in New Jersey into a large family from Łódź, Poland. The family moved to Texas when ...more

Al Snow is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Allen "Al" Ray Sarven is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and actor better known by his ring name of Al Snow. He is currently signed with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling ...more

George Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
George Montgomery was an American painter, sculptor, furniture craftsman, and stuntman who is best known as an actor in western style film and television.

Monte Blue is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Monte Blue was a movie actor who began his career as a romantic leading man in the silent film era, and later progressed to character roles.

Roger Cross is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Roger Cross is a Jamaican-born Canadian actor who has made numerous appearances in several movies and TV series, mostly on productions shot in Canada. He is best known for his work in America on ...more

Alex Sander is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Alex Sander is an actor, film score composer, casting director, film editor, television editor, film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.

Dorothy Dietrich is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Dorothy Dietrich is an American stage magician and escapologist, and the first and only woman to have performed the bullet catch in her mouth. She was also the first woman to perform a ...more

Tony Cox is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Joseph Anthony "Tony" Cox is an American actor known for his comedic performances in Bad Santa, Me, Myself and Irene, Date Movie, Epic Movie and Disaster Movie. He is also known for ...more

Steve Antin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Steven Howard "Steve" Antin is an American actor, stunt man, screenwriter, producer, and director, probably most known for his performance in The Last American Virgin.

Felix Silla is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Felix Anthony Silla, also credited as Felix Cilla, is an Italian-born American film and television actor and stuntman, best known for his role as the costumed character of "Cousin Itt" ...more

David Barrett is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
David Barrett is a TV director who has directed episodes of TV shows including "Veronica Mars", "The O.C.", and "The Mentalist".

Mark Neveldine is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Mark Neveldine is an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and camera operator. He is best known for frequently collaborating with Brian Taylor as Neveldine/Taylor.

Lau Kar Wing is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Lau Kar Wing is a Hong Kong martial arts film director, action choreographer and actor.

Evan Karagias is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Evan Karagias is an American professional wrestler and actor.

Spice Williams-Crosby is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Spice Williams-Crosby is an American actress and stunt performer, with a career in film and television which spans over twenty years. Williams-Crosby was born in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...more

David R. Ellis is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
David Richard Ellis was an American film director and stuntman born in Santa Monica, California in 1952.

Stacy Peralta is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Stacy Peralta is an American director and entrepreneur. He was previously a professional skateboarder and surfer with the professional skateboarding group, the Z-Boys.

Christina Cox is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Christina Cox is a Canadian movie and television actress and stuntwoman.

Mando Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Stunt Performers
Armando Guerrero Llanes, better known as Mando Guerrero, is a retired Mexican born American professional wrestler. He also was the trainer for the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, an all female ...more