A jump from the building here, and hanging down from a helicopter there! Or throwing Krav Maga kicks to your attacker, we see our favorite actors doing them all on the screen in our favorite movies. But, not all actors are Jackie Chang or Tom Cruise who do their stunts themselves, no matter whether it is jumping off a cliff or hanging down from the helicopter. Well, here is a list of Hollywood’s most loved actors and their doubles who did all the stunts in your favorite movies!! I bet you will take a double look in all the pictures!!
BRUCE WILLIS – STUART WILSON
The Die Hard actor is known for his extreme stunt scenes in most of his movies, especially the Die Hard series. But, in reality Bruce takes help of his multiple stunt doubles who are not only look-alikes but great in the stunts. Stuart Wilson is one of the best Stunt doubles of Bruce who is also a fight choreographer and stunt co-ordinator.
GAL GADOT – VELA – BAILEY
The Wonder Woman actress did all kinds of nasty jumps and fights in her superhero film. However, being pregnant during most of the film’s shooting, Gadot couldn’t do most of the stunts. Her stunts were done by Vela-Bailey who has worked in a number of films including Avatar, Lights Out, Divergent, and many more.
EMILIA CLARKE – ROSIE MAC
While shooting for the Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke who portrayed the role of the Mother of Dragons, had a body double named Rosie Mac do her stunts. Rosie is a model and luckily didn’t have to audition for the role.
NATALIE PORTMAN – SARAH LANE
The beautiful actress who won an academy award for her role in the movie Black Swan had a ballerina stunt double named Sarah Lane do some of the difficult moves in the film. However, Sarah stirred controversy when sources claimed that Natalie did most of the dancing in the film.
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER – PETER KENT
The seven time winner of Mr. Olympia, Arnold Schwarzenegger may be all muscles and strong, but it was his stunt double Peter Kent who actually did all the stunts for Arnie in his blockbuster films such as Air America, The Terminator series, True Lies, Kindergarten Cop and Jingle All The Way.
HARRISON FORD – VIC ARMSTRONG
The Indiana Jones actor is known for doing most of his stunts by himself, but there have been times when he took the help of stunt man Vic Armstrong for some of the difficult stunts in his films.
CHRIS HEMSWORTH – BOBBY HOLLAND
Bobby Holland is the body double of actor Chris Hemsworth who is most famous as Thor from the Avengers Series. Bobby is one of the best stunt men in the industry and has experienced some real painful injuries while doing the stunts.
DWAYNE JOHNSON (THE ROCK) – TANOAI REED
He may be a WWE champion once, but when it comes to doing stunts for his films, Dwayne Johnson relies only on Tanoai Reed, his own cousin. Reed has been Dwayne’s body double since The Scorpion King, movie released in 2002.
CHRIS PRATT – TONY MCFARR
Chris Pratt may have fought dinosaurs in the film Jurassic world, but the actor has been partnering with his body double Tony McFarr who looks exactly like Chris.
SCARLETT JOHANSSON – HEIDI MONEYMAKER
The highest paid actress in Hollywood, Scarlett Johansson has Heidi Moneymaker as her body double in most of the stunt scenes that we have seen Scarlett performing. Heidi has almost 74 stunt roles under her name, including Scarlett’s role of Black Widow.