stunt man

stunt man

noun Movies, Television.
a man who substitutes for an actor in scenes requiring hazardous or acrobatic feats.

Origin:
1925–30, Americanism

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stunt man

noun
a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable" [syn: double
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