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Armstrong, Vic 1946–

ARMSTRONG, Vic 1946–

(Victor Armstrong, Victor M. Armstrong)

PERSONAL

Full name, Victor Monroe Armstrong; born October 5, 1946, in Farnham Common, Bucks, England; brother of Andy Armstrong (a stuntperson, second unit director, producer, director, writer, and actor); married Wendy Leech; children: Nina (a stunt performer).

Addresses: Agent—Gersh Agency, 232 N. Cannon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Stunt coordinator, stunt performer, stunt arranger, stunt supervisor, actor, and director. Trained horses as a teenager.

Member: Professional Driver's Association.

Awards, Honors: Taurus Award nomination (with Andy Armstrong), best stunt coordinator and/or second unit director: feature film, World Stunt Awrads, 2001, for Charlie's Angels; Michael Bacon Award, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 2001; Academy Award, technical achievement, 2001; Taurus Award nomination (with G. A. Aguilar), best stunt coordinator and/or second unit director: feature, 2003, for Gangs of New York; Taurus Award nomination (with Aguilar), best stunt coordinator and/or second unit director: feature, 2003, for Die Another Day.

CREDITS

Film Work:

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) stunts, Arabesque, 1966.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) stunts, You Only Live Twice (also known as Ian Fleming's You Only Live Twice), 1967.

(Uncredited) Stunts, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (also known as Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), 1968.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) ski double: Bond, On Her Majesty's Secret Service (also known as Ian Fleming's On Her Majesty's Secret Service and O.H.M.S.S.), 1969.

Stunt coordinator, Figure's in a Landscape, 1970.

Stunt coordinator, Ryan's Daughter, 1970.

Stunts, When Eight Bells Toll, 1971.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) stunts, Young Winston, 1972.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) stunts, Live & Let Die (also known as Ian Fleming's Live and Let Die), 1973.

(Uncredited) Stunt double: George Segal, A Touch of Class, 1973.

Horse master, Billy Two Hats (also known as The Lady and the Outlaw), 1974.

Stunts, Side By Side, 1975.

Stunt coordinator, assistant stunt arranger, and (uncredited) stunts, A Bridge Too Far, 1977.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) stunt double: Christopher Reeve, Superman, Warner Bros., 1978.

Stunt coordinator, Escape to Athena, Associated Film, 1978.

Stunt arranger, The Unidentified Flying Oddball, Buena Vista, 1979.

Second unit director, stunt coordinator: second unit, and stunts, Bear Island (also known as Alistair MacLean's Bear Island), United Artists, 1979.

Stunt coordinator, (uncredited) stunt double: Christopher Reeve, and (uncredited) stunts, Superman II, Warner Bros., 1980.

Stunt supervisor, The Watcher in the Woods, 1980.

Stuntman, The Long Good Friday, Paragon, 1980.

(Uncredited) Stunts, Flash Gordon, 1980.

Stunt supervisor, The Watcher in the Woods, Buena Vista, 1981.

Stunt coordinator, Green Ice, 1981.

Stunts, An American Werewolf in London (also known as American Werewolf), Universal, 1981.

(Uncredited) Stunts and stunt double: Mr. Ford/Indiana Jones, Raiders of the Lost Ark (also known as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark), Paramount, 1981.

Stunt coordinator, Blade Runner, 1982.

Stuntman and stunt arranger, Invitation to the Wedding, 1983.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) stunts, Krull (also known as Dragons of Krull, Dungeons and Dragons, The Dungeons of Krull, and Krull: Invaders of the Black Fortress), Columbia Pictures, 1983.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) high fall on horseback stunt double: Sean Connery, Never Say Never Again, Warner Bros., 1983.

Stunt coordinator, stunt double: Christopher Reeve, and (uncredited) stunts, Superman 3, 1983.

(Uncredited) Stunt double: Han Solo, Star Wars: Episode VI—Return of the Jedi (also known as Return of the Jedi and Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi), 1983.

Stunt arranger (British crew), Slayground, Universal, 1984.

Stunt coordinator, Conan the Destroyer, Universal, 1984.

Stunt arranger (studio), stunt double: Mr. Ford/Indiana Jones double #1, and (uncredited) stunts, Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom, Paramount, 1984.

Action unit supervisor, Red Sonja, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1985.

Stunts, Brazil, Universal, 1985.

Stunt coordinator, stunt double, stunts, and unicorn master, Legend, Universal, 1985.

(Uncredited) Stunt double: Mr. Ford, Witness, 1985.

Stunt coordinator, The Mission, Warner Bros., 1986.

Stunt coordinator, Tai–Pan, 1986.

(Uncredited) Stunt double: Mr. Ford, The Mosquito Coast, 1986.

Stunt coordinator, Empire of the Sun, Warner Bros., 1987.

Stunt coordinator and second unit director, Million Dollar Mystery (also known as Money Mania), 1987.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) stunts, The Sicilian, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1987.

Stunt double, Frantic, Warner Bros., 1988.

Stunt coordinator, Rambo III, TriStar, 1988.

Stunts, Amsterdamned, 1988.

(Uncredited) Stunt double: Mr. Ford, Working Girl, 1988.

Stunt coordinator, We're No Angels, Paramount, 1989.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) stunt double: Mr. Ford/Indiana Jones double #1), Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade, Paramount, 1989.

Stunt coordinator and second unit director, Henry V, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1989.

Stunt coordinator and second unit director, Total Recall, TriStar, 1990.

Stunt coordinator and third unit director, Air America, TriStar, 1990.

Stunt coordinator and second unit director, Cover Up, LIVE Home Video, 1990.

Stunt coordinator (USA only) and second unit director, Double Impact, Columbia, 1991.

Stunt coordinator and second unit director, FX–2 (also known as F/X2: The Deadly Art of Illusion and FX2), Orion, 1991.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) director: opening sequence, Terminator 2 (also known as El Exterminator 2, T2, T2—Terminator 2: Judgment Day, T2: Extreme Edition, and Terminator 2—Le jugement dernier), 1991.

Stunt double: Mr. Ford, Regarding Henry, 1991.

(Uncredited) Stunt double: Mr. Ford, Patriot Games, 1992.

Stunt coordinator and second unit director, Universal Soldier, TriStar, 1992.

Stunt coordinator and (uncredited) second unit director and driving double: Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Last Action Hero, Columbia, 1993.

Producer and director, Joshua Tree (also known as Army of One), Live Entertainment, 1993.

Stunt coordinator, second unit director, and horse master, Black Beauty, Warner Bros., 1993.

Second unit director, Radioland Murders, Universal, 1994.

Stunt coordinator and second unit director, Rob Roy, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1995.

(As Victor Armstrong) Stunt coordinator and second unit director, Johnny Mnemonic (also known as Johnny Mnemonique), 1995.

Stunt coordinator, Cutthroat Island (also known as L'ile aux pirates, Corsari, and Die Piratenbraut), 1995.

(As Victor M. Armstrong) Second unit director, The Phantom, 1996.

Second unit director, Shadow Conspiracy, Buena Vista, 1997.

Stunt coordinator and second unit director, Starship Troopers, TriStar/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

Stunt coordinator and second unit director, Tomorrow Never Dies, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1997.

Stunt coordinator, stunts, and second unit director, Black Dog, Universal, 1998.

Second unit director, The Avengers, Warner Bros., 1998.

Stunt coordinator and second unit director, Entrapment (also known as Verlockende Falle), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1999.

Second unit director, The World Is Not Enough (also known as Pressure Point and T.W.I.N.E.), United Artists, 1999.

Director, The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service (documentary), 1999.

Second unit director, Quills (also known as Quills—Macht der Besessenheit), Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2000.

Second unit director and stunt coordinator, Charlie's Angels (also known as 3 Engel fuer Charlie), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2000.

Second unit director, Captain Corelli's Mandolin (also known as Captaine Corelli), MCA/Universal, 2001.

Utility stunts, The Fourth Angel (also known as Vengeance secrete), 2001.

Stunt coordinator, Die Another Day (also known as D.A.D.), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2002.

Second unit director: action unit, The Four Feathers, Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

Action unit director and stunt coordinator, Gangs of New York, Miramax, 2002.

Second unit director, The League of Extraordinary Gentleman (also known as LXG, The League, and Die Liga der aussergewoehnlichen Gentleman), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2003.

Second unit director, Miracle, Buena Vista, 2004.

Second unit director, Lakshya, 2004.

Action director, Blade: Trinity, New Line Cinema, 2004.

Second unit director, The Great Raid, Miramax, 2005.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) First ninja, You Only Live Twice (also known as Ian Fleming's You Only Live Twice), 1967.

Big Youth, Expose (also known as Trauma and House on Straw Hill), 1975.

Nicky Baker, The 'Copter Kids, 1976.

(Uncredited) Bus driver, An American Werewolf in London (also known as American Werewolf), 1981.

Drunken soldier, Tai–Pan, 1986.

Job horse boss, Black Beauty, 1994.

Television Work:

(Uncredited) Stunts, Space: 1999 (series; also known as Spazio: 1999), 1975.

Stunt arranger, Ivanhoe (movie), CBS, 1982.

Stunt coordinator, Lace II (miniseries), ABC, 1985.

Director, "Austria, 1917," Young Indiana Jones (episodic), ABC, 1992.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, Making of "Universal Soldier" (documentary), 1992.

Himself, Premiere Bond: Die Another Day (documentary), ITV, 2002.

Himself, Best Ever Bond (documentary), ITV1, 2002.

Himself, James Bond: A BAFTA Tribute, BBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Pierre, "The Lion Hunt," The Zoo Gang, 1974.

Jules, "The Twisted Cross," The Zoo Gang, 1974.

(Uncredited) Operative, "Collision Course," Space: 1999, 1975.

Stuntman, "Slags," The Comic Strip Presents, 1984.

Himself, "Vic Armstrong," This Is Your Life, 2003.

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