A Stunt Artist is an individual who substitutes for an actor or actress to perform some difficult or dangerous action. Stunt Artists are especially adept at taking falls, surviving crashes, or performing demanding athletic feats. They are very tough, very athletic, and very smart. Safety always comes first with a professional Stunt Artist. In short, the Stunt Artist takes all the risks of filming a movie or television show away from the starring actors.
Types of Stunt Artists
There are several different types of Stunt Artist and areas that they may specialize in. Almost every Stunt Artist will specialize in one specific area. This allows them to focus on one thing becoming the absolute best at it. The elite Stunt Artist will have to master many different stunt areas making them the most valuable in the industry.