stunt double

noun

: a person who takes an actor's place during the filming of stunts and dangerous scenes for a movie or TV show

Examples of stunt double in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ryan Gosling, whose comedic talents were criminally undervalued until last year’s runaway hit Barbie, gets to flex them again here, bringing his deadpan, affably dim charm to the role of Colt Seavers, a hot-shot stunt double for megawatt movie star Tom Ryder (Aaron Taylor-Johnson). Alison Willmore, Vulture, 4 June 2024 One was for Butler, and the other was for his stunt double. Hikmat Mohammed, WWD, 1 July 2024 Chris Pratt is paying tribute to his former stunt double Tony McFarr after his death at age 47. Benjamin Vanhoose, Peoplemag, 16 May 2024 Taylor-Johnson and Gosling have a lot of fun with Tom’s braggadocio and Colt’s deadpan replies when the star actor and his stunt double finally face off. Roxana Hadadi, Vulture, 7 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for stunt double 

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“Stunt double.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stunt%20double. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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