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Armstrong, Vic

Vic Armstrong

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Vic Armstrong (born Victor Monroe Armstrong) was born on October 5, 1946 in Farnham Common, Bucks, England, UK, and is the brother of stuntman Andy Armstrong.

Armstrong is the most prolific stuntman in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records he's been involved in more films than any other stuntman.

Armstrong founded Stunts Incorporated during the filming of A Bridge Too Far.  Stunts Incorporated is based in England, is the biggest in Europe and has expanded to France, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Spain, Thailand and the US.

Armstrong is married to Wendy Leech, they have three children, Nina, Bruce and Scott.

Psychotic State~2014 - Himself
A Look Back at the 'Joshua Tree'~2013 - Himself
Beware the Moon: Remembering 'An American Werewolf in London'~2009 - Himself
The Making of 'The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor'~2008 - Himself
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor~2008 - uncredited Dancer in Nightclub
Indyfans and the Quest for Fortune and Glory~2008 - Himself
Creating 'I Am Legend'~2008 - Himself
You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman~2006 - Himself
Location Scouting with Peter Lamont: Die Another Day~2006 o- Himself
'War of the Worlds': Production Diaries, West Coast - War/Destruction/Exile~2005 - Himself
The Stunts of Indiana Jones~2003 - Himself
Inside 'Die Another Day'~2003 - Himself
Die Another Day: From Script to Screen~2002 - Himself
Creating a Myth... the Memories of 'Legend'~2002 (V) -  Himself
Double-O Stunts~2000 (V) -  Himself
Inside 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service'~2000 (V) -  Himself
Inside 'The Living Daylights'~2000 (V) -  Himself
Inside 'You Only Live Twice'~2000 (V) -  Himself
The Master and the Angels~2000 (V) -  Himself
Black Beauty~1994 -  Job Horse Boss
Tai-Pan~1986 -  Drunken Sailor
Raiders of the Lost Ark~1981 - uncredited German Soldier
An American Werewolf in London~1981 uncredited Bus Driver
Exposé~1976 -  Small Youth
Trauma~1976 - Big Youth
The Copter Kids~1976 -  Nicky Baker
Dead Cert~1974 - Jockey
You Only Live Twice~1967 (uncredited) -  First Ninja

Film Stunts
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit~2014 (stunt coordinator)
The Amazing sprider-Man~2012 uncredited (stunts)
Thor~2011 (supervising stunt coordinator)
The Green Hornet~2011 (stunt coordinator)
Salt~2010 uncredited (stunt coordinator)
Shanghai~2010 (stunt coordinator)
Robin Hood~2010 (stunt performer) credited as Munro Armstrong
Valkyrie~2008 (action consultant)
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor~2008 uncredited (action coordinator/supervising stunt coordinator)
I Am Legend~2007 (stunt coordinator)
The Golden Compass~2007 (supervising stung coordinator: second unit)
Dhoom 2~2007 (stunt coordinator)
Mission: Impossible III~2006 (stunt coordinator)
War of the Worlds~2005 (stunt coordinator)
Gangs of New York~2002 (stunt coordinator)
Die Another Day~2002 (stunt coordinator)
The Fourth Angel~2001 (utility stunts)
Charlie's Angels~2000 (stunt coordinator)
The World Is Not Enough~1999 (stunt coordinator) (uncredited)
Entrapment~1999 (stunt coordinator)
The Avengers~1998
Black Dog~1998 (stunt coordinator)
Tomorrow Never Dies~1997 (stunt coordinator)
Starship Troopers~1997 (stunt coordinator)
Shadow Conspiracy~1997 (stunt coordinator)
Cutthroat Island~1995 (stunt coordinator)
Johnny Mnemonic~1995 (stunt coordinator: second unit) (as Victor Armstrong)
Rob Roy~1995 (stunt coordinator)
All Things Bright And Beautiful~1994
Black Beauty~1994 (stunt coordinator)
Last Action Hero~1993 (stunt coordinator)
Universal Soldier~1992 (stunt coordinator)
Patriot Games~1992 (stunt double: Mr. Ford) (uncredited)
Double Impact~1991 (stunt coordinator (usa)
Regarding Henry~1991 (stunt double: Mr. Ford)
Cover Up~1991 (stunt coordinator)
Air America~1990 (stunt coordinator)
Total Recall~1990 (stunt coordinator)
We're No Angels~1989 (stunt coordinator)
Henry V~1989 (stunt coordinator)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade~1989 (stunt coordinator) (stunt double: Mr. Ford/Indiana Jones double #1) (uncredited)
Working Girl~1988 (stunt double: Mr. Ford) (uncredited) (see Actor Connections - Film)
Rambo III~1988 (stunt coordinator)
Frantic~1988 (stunt double: Mr. Ford) (stunts)
Amsterdamned~1988 (stunts)
Empire of the Sun~1987 (stunt coordinator)
The Sicilian~1987 (stunt coordinator) (stunts) (uncredited)
Million Dollar Mystery~1987 (stunts)
The Mosquito Coast~1986 (stunt double: Mr. Ford) (uncredited)
Tai-Pan~1986 (stunt coordinator)
The Mission~1986 (stunt coordinator)
Invitation to the Wedding~1985
Legend~1985 (stunt coordinator) (stunt double: Mr. Curry) (uncredited) (stunts)
The Zoo Gang~1985 (stunts) (uncredited)
Brazil~1985 (stunts)
Witness~1985 (stunt double: Mr. Ford) (uncredited)
Dune~1984 (stunts) (uncredited)
Conan the Destroyer~1984 (stunt coordinator)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom~1984 (stunt arranger: studio) (stunt double: Mr. Ford/Indiana Jones double #1) (uncredited) (stunts)
Slayground~1983 (stunt arranger: British crew)
Never Say Never Again~1983 (high fall on horseback stunt double: Sean Connery) (uncredited) (stunt coordinator)
Krull~1983 (stunt coordinator) (stunts) (uncredited)
Superman III~1983 (stunt double: Christopher Reeve) (stunts) (uncredited)
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi~1983 (stunt double: Han Solo) (uncredited)
Green Ice~1981 (stunt coordinator)
An American Werewolf in London~1981 (stunts)
Raiders of the Lost Ark~1981 (stunt double: Mr. Ford/Indiana Jones double #1) (uncredited) (stunts)
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The Final Conflict~1981 (stunts) (uncredited)
Flash Gordon~1980 (stunts) (uncredited)
Superman II~1980 (stunt coordinator) (stunt double: Christopher Reeve) (uncredited) (stunts) (uncredited)
The Long Good Friday~1980 (stunts)
The Watcher in the Woods~1980 (stunt supervisor)
Bear Island~1979 (stunt coordinator) (stunts)
The Fifth Musketeer~1979
The Spaceman and King Arthur~1979 (stunt coordinator)
Escape to Athena~1979 (stunt coordinator)
The Big Sleep~1978
Superman~1978 (stunt coordinator) (stunt double: / Christopher Reeve) (uncredited) (uncredited)
A Bridge Too Far~1977 (assistant stunt arranger) (stunts) (uncredited)
Aces High~1976
Confessions of a Driving Instructor~1976
The Copter Kids~1976
Barry Lyndon~1975
Side by Side~1975 (stunts)
11 Harrowhouse~1974
The Abdication~1974
Billy Two Hats~1974 (stunts) (uncredited)
Live and Let Die~1973 (stunt double: Roger Moore) (uncredited) (stunts) (uncredited)
A Touch of Class~1973 (stunt double: George Segal) (uncredited)
Young Winston~1972 (stunts) (uncredited)
When Eight Bells Toll~1971 (stunts)
Ryan's Daughter~1970 (stunts) (uncredited)
Alfred the Great~1969 (stunts) (uncredited)
The Assassination Bureau~1969
The Chairman~1969
On Her Majesty's Secret Service~1969 (ski double: Bond) (uncredited)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang~1968 (stunts) (uncredited)
Mayerling~1968 (stunts) (uncredited)
Figures In The Landscape~1968 (stunt coordinator)
You Only Live Twice~1967 (stunts) (uncredited)
Arabesque~1966 (horse stunt double: Gregory Peck) (uncredited) (stunt double) (uncredited) (stunts) (uncredited)

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COI Dink & Drive

Film Director
Shooting Stars~2005
Joshua Tree~1993
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles~1992   (episode Austria, March 1917) 
Double Impact~1991 (uncredited)

Film Director - second unit
Mechanic: Resurrection~2016 (second unit director)
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit~2014 (second unit director)
Thor~2011 (second unit director)
The Green Hornet~2011 (second unit director)
Season of the Witch~2012 (second unit director  for Crusades/ additional photography Shreveport)
Salt~2010 uncredited (second unit director)
Shanghai~2010 (action unit director)
The Wolfman~2010 (second unit director)
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor~2008 (action unit/second unit director)
I Am Legend~2007 (second unit director)
The Golden Compass~2007 (second unit director)
The Holiday~2006 (second unit director: UK)
Children of Glory~2006 (action unit director)
Mission: Impossible III~2006 (post-production) (action unit director) (second unit director)
The Great Raid~2005 (second unit director)
War of the Worlds~2005 (second unit director)
Blade: Trinity~2004 (action director) (second unit director)
Lakshya~2004 (second unit director)
Miracle~2004 (second unit director)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen~2003 (second unit director)
Gangs of New York~2002 (action unit director)
Die Another Day~2002 (second unit director)
The Four Feathers~2002 (second unit director: action unit)
Captain Corelli's Mandolin~2001 (second unit director)
Charlie's Angels~2000 (second unit director)
Quills~2000 (second unit director)
The World Is Not Enough~1999 (second unit director)
Entrapment~1999 (second unit director)
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service~1999 (V) (assistant director: Austria)
The Avengers~1998 (second unit director)
Black Dog~1998 (second unit director)
Tomorrow Never Dies~1997 (second unit director)
Starship Troopers~1997 (second unit director)
Shadow Conspiracy~1997 (second unit director)
The Phantom~1996 (second unit director) (as Victor M. Armstrong)
Johnny Mnemonic~1995 (second unit director) (as Victor Armstrong)
Rob Roy~1995 (second unit director)
Radioland Murders~1994 (second unit director)
Black Beauty~1994 (second unit director)
Last Action Hero~1993 (second unit director) (uncredited)
Universal Soldier~1992 (second unit director)
Double Impact~1991 (second unit director)
F/X2~1991 (second unit director)
Cover Up~1991 (second unit director)
Total Recall~1990 (second unit director)
Henry V~1989 (second unit director)
Million Dollar Mystery~1987 (second unit director)
Red Sonja~1985 (action unit supervisor)
Bear Island~1979 (second unit director)

Film Horse Master/Wrangler
Black Beauty~1994 (horse master)
Legend~1985 (unicorn master)
Krull~1983 (head wrangler) (uncredited)
Billy Two Hats~1974 (horse master)
Arabesque~1966 uncredited  (stunts/horse stunt double for Gregory Peck)

Film Director
The Sunday Horse~2015
Left Behind~2014
Army of One~1993
Terminator 2: Judgment Day~1991 (director: opening sequence) (uncredited)

Film Other
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy~2003 (V) (special thanks)

Top 40 Ultimate Action Movies~2014 - Himself as Stunt Coordinator/Director/Stuntman
Top Gear~2012 - Himself as 2nd Unit Director 'Die Another Day'
Maltin on Movies~2011 - Himself as guest for Super 8
Breakfast~2011 - Stuntman & Director in ep: 5/20/2011
HBO First Look~2008 - Himself in The Mummy: tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Silent Clowns~2006 - Himself in:
     Harold Lloyd
     Buster Keaton
Calendar~2006 - Himself 2/2/2006
The View~1997 - Himself 5/11/06
2005 Taurus World Stunt Awards~2005 - Himself
This Is Your Life playing Himself in Vic Armstrong 6/26/03
James Bond: A BAFTA Tribute~2002 - Himself
Best Ever Bond~2002  -  Himself
Premiere Bond: Die Another Day~2002 - Himself
James Bond Down River~2000 - Himself
And the Word Was Bond~1999 - Himself
The Bond Cocktail~1999 - Himself
James Bond: Shaken and Stirred~1997 - Himself
Making of 'Universal Soldier'~1992 - Himself
The Making of 'Total Recall'~1990 - Himself
The Jim Davidson Show~1982 - Himself in episode 4.3
Space: 1999 - playing:
     Rescue Worker in The Exiles (1976)
     Operative (uncredited) in Collision Course (1975)
The Zoo Gang~1974 - playing:
     Jules in The Twisted Cross
     The Counterfeit Trap
     Pierre in The Lion Hunt
     African Misfire
     Mindless Murder
     Revenge: Post Dated 

TV Stunts
Lace II~1985  (stunt coordinator)
The Boy Who Won the Pools~1983
Ivanhoe~1982  (stunt arranger)
Brideshead Revisited~1981
The Curse of King Tut's Tomb~1980  (stunts) (uncredited)
Space: 1999~1975   (stunts) (uncredited)
It's Tommy Cooper~1969 uncredited (stunts) in Christmas Special
Not Only...But Also~1965

TV Director
Penny Dreadful~2014 (second unit director)
     Grand Guignol
     Night Work

TV Commercials - Stunts
British Airways: Footballs
C & A Jeans
Cadbury Minced Beef

Awards, Honors and Nominations
Academy Awards
Rec'd 2001 Tech Achievement Award for the Fan Descender (arrests the descent of a stunt person in high freefalls)
American Choreography Awards
Nom 2003 Outstanding Achievement in Fight Choreography for Die Another Day.
BAFTA Awards
Rec'd 2002 - Michael Balcon Award (Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding British Contributions to Cinema)
Hollywood Stuntman's Hall of Fame
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Nom 2013 (shared) for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture for The Amazing Spider-Man
Nom 2008 (shared) for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture for I Am Legend
World Stunt Award
Nom 2012 - Best Stunt Coordinator and/or 2nd Unit Director for The Green Hornet (Taurus Award) (shared with Andy and Scott Armstrong)
Rec'd 2005 - Lifetime Achievement Award
Nom 2003 Taurus Award Best Stunt Coordinator and/or 2nd Unit Director: Feature for Die Another Day (shared)
Nom 2003 Taurus Award Best Stunt Coordinator and/or 2nd Unit Director: Feature for Gangs of New York (shared)
Nom 2001 Taurus Award Best Stunt Coordinator and/or 2nd Unit Director: Feature for Charlie's Angels (shared)

The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman: My Life as Indiana Jones, James Bond, Superman, and Other Movie Heroes~2011

Social Media
Vic Armstrong - official website
Twitter - @vicarmstrong

2002 - In the film Raiders of the Lost Ark Armstrong performed stunt where he jumps from a horse on to a German tank.  That stunt was voted one of the Top Ten film stunts of all time by a panel of experts and Sky Movies viewers in the UK.

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