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List of Famous Stunt Performers

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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 wrestling style he adopted in the latter part of his career that inspired ...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 (born August 24, 1993) is an American football wide receiver for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in ...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