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Joint, Alf

Alf Joint

Alf Joint (né Alfred Charles R. Joint) was born on September 22, 1927 in Middlesex, England, UK.

Joint was a world class high diver and represented England in the Olympics, he was also a fitness trainer in the Army

Joint became proficient in the British Stunt Registry's six sport skill sets: martial arts, swimming, trampoline, high diving, fencing, and fight arranger. He was well known in the stunt world for being a "high faller," and at one time held the world record for a high fall.

Joint died from cancer on July 25, 2005 in Radlett, Hertfordshire, England, UK., he was survived by his wife, Daphne Joint (Daphne M. M. Chai-tsai - 1950 to his death)

Film Actor
Double-O Stunts~2000 (V doc short) - Himself
Inside 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service'~2000 (V) - Himself
Behind the Scenes with 'Goldfinger'~1995 (V) - Himself
Man Who Falls to Earth~1996 - Himself (as stuntman)
Pursuit~1989 - Chairman
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi~1983 - Rebel Commando Brooks Carlson (named later) Used in a promotional photograph (second left):
Amin: The Rise and Fall~1981 - American Ambassador
Alien Attack~1976 - uncredited Steiner
Cosmic Princess~1976 - Overseer
The Executioner (Permission to Kill)~1975 - MacNeil
Brannigan~1975 - uncredited Man in Bar
S*P*Y*S~1974 - uncredited KGB agent
Rentadick~1972 - Policeman
Steptoe & Son~1973 - Strip Club Patron
The Tragedy of Macbeth~1971 - Old Seyward
Kidnapped~1971 - Pirate
Screengrab by Gerald Lovell
Great Catherine~1968 - uncredited Russian General
Witchfinder General~1968 - Sentry
The Lost Continent~1968 - uncredited Jason, a crewman
Casino Royale~1967 - Man in Casino (bottom center - highlighted)
Screengrab by Gerald Lovell

The Projected Man~1967 - Security Man
The Sorcerers~1967 - Ron - The Mechanic
The Dirty Dozen~1967 - uncredited German Sentry Wanting Light
Rodney, Our Intrepid Hero~1966 - Netman
The Projected Man~1966 - Security Man
The Heroes of Telemark~1965 - uncredited German Ferry Guard
Goldfinger~1964 - uncredited Capungo
The Time Machine~1960 - uncredited Morlock

Film Stunts 
Clockwork Mice~1995
Lennox~1990 (coordinator)
December Bride~1990 (double)
Mountains of the Moon~1990 (coordinator)
Distant Voices, Still Lives~1988 (coordinator)
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace~1987 (coordinator/ uncredited performer)
Shanghai Surprise~1986 (coordinator)
Lady Jane~1986 (coordinator)
Supergirl~1984 (coordinator)
The Keep~1983 (coordinator)
Krull~1983 (uncredited)
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi~1983 (performer)
Gräsänklingar~1982 (supervisor)
Who Pulled the Plug?~1981 (consultant)
Ik ben Joep Meloen~1981 (coordinator)
An American Werewolf in London~1981 (stunt gaffer)
Outland~1981 (coordinator)
Superman II~1980 (coordinator/uncredited stunts)
Bear Island~1979 (stunts)
Birth of the Beatles~1979 (arranger)
Arabian Adventure~1979 (fencing master)
The Passage~1978 (uncredited stunts)
Superman~1978 (coordinator/uncredited stunts)
Money Movers~1978 (coordinator)
A Bridge Too Far~1977 (arranger/uncredited stunts)
The Seven Percent Solution~1976 - (double: Jeremy Kemp in grey)

The Omen~1976 (coordinator/double: Lee Remick)
Russian Roulette~1975 (arranger)
Brannigan~1975 (uncredited)
Side by Side~1975 (fight advisor)
Macbeth~1971 (uncredited)
Villain~1971 (uncredited coordinator/uncredited stunts)
Kelly's Heroes~1970 (coordinator/uncredited stunts)
Wolfshead: The Legend of Robin Hood~1969 (fight arranger)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service~1969 (uncredited)
Where Eagles Dare~1968 (arranger/uncredited double: Richard Burton/uncredited stunts)
Oedipus the King~1968 (fight advisor)
The Dirty Dozen~1967 (uncredited)
The Heroes of Telemark~1965 (uncredited)
Goldfinger~1964 (uncredited stunt double: Sean Connery)
The Long Ships~1963 (high diver)

Film Other
Money Movers~1978 (technical advisor)

TV Actor
London's Burning~1989 - Landlord in 2.4
Twist of Fate~1989 - Chairman
Bust~1988 - Car Diver in:
     Concert Party
     Cleaning Up
The Sign of Four~1987 - McMurdo
Supergirl: The Making of the Movie~1984 (doc) - Himself
Reilly: Ace of Spies~1983 - Head Beater in Dreadnoughts and Crosses
Cosmic Princess~1982 - uncredited Second Overseer
Ace Reports~1981 - Himself demonstrating stunt work
Minder~1980 - Kate's Heavy #1 in All Mod Cons
Cribb~1980 - The Ox in The Detective Wore Silk Drawers
Clapper Board~1979 - Himself in December 31, 1979
Alien Attack~1976 - uncredited Steiner
Space: 1999~1975-1976 -
     Overseer in The Metamorph
     Security Guard in:
          The Last Sunset
          Alpha Child
     Alphan on Balcony in Collision Course
     Steiner n Breakaway
Spy Trap~1975 - Charlie Pitman in A Nice Place to Live
The Zoo Gang~1974 - Philippe in The Twisted Cross
The Protectors~1973-1974 -
     Taxi Driver in The Insider
     Boat Thug in A Case for the Right
     Flynn's Henchman (uncredited) in It Could BE Practically Anywhere on the Island
The Adventurer~1973 - Gaston in To the Lowest Bidder
The Persuaders!~1971 - Waiter in Overture
Doctor Who~1970 - Heavy in The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 1
The Avengers~1966-1969 -
     Karate Opponent (uncredited) in Take Me To Your Leader
     Olga's Opponent 1 (uncredited)
     Big Man in A Touch of Brimstone
The Champions~1968 - Henchman in The Survivors
The Prisoner~1967 - Mechanic in Arrival/Free for All
Adam Adamant Lives!~1967 - Judo Student in A Sinister Sort of Service
Secret Agent (Danger Man)~1966-1967 -
     Fighter in Shinda Shima
Screengrab by Gerald Lovell
     Carl in Dangerous Secret
The Three Musketeers~1966 - M. de Jussac in The Three Duels
Dixon of Dock Green~1966 - Mr. Andrews in When Last Seen
The Wednesday Play~1966 - Netman in Rodney, Our Intrepid Hero
Telescope~1965 - Himself in: Licensed to Make a Killing

TV Commercials
Milk Tray Man (stunts)

TV Stunts
Pie in the Sky~1994 (coordinator: Passion Fruit Fool)
The Knock~1994 (coordinator)
Body & Soul~1993 (coordinator: 1.6)
Doctor Finlay~1993
Boon~1992 (arranger: Whispering Grass)
Spijkerhoek~1991 (stunts: Schuld en aflossing; Nu of nooit; Vaderfiguur)
London's Burning~1990 (coordinator: 3.4)
Wish Me Luck~1990 (coordinator: 3.8)
Nice Work~1989 (double: 1.3)
Doctor Who~1989 (arranger: Battlefield: Parts 1, 3, 4)
Hannay~1989 (arranger: Coup de grace)
Bust~1988 (arranger: Concert Party)
The Bill~1988 (arranger: Hold Fire)
Knights of God~1987 (sword master: 1.8)
Pulaski: The TV Detective~1987 (stunts: Violence, Love and Ratings)
London's Burning: The Movie~1986 (advisor)
Return to Treasure Island~1986 (arranger: 10 episodes)
Dempsey and Makepeace~1985 (sword master)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes~1985
     (stunt double: Eric Porter: The Final Problem)
     (stunts) in The Sign of Four
Dempsey and Makepeace~1985 (sword master: Cry God for Harry)
Strangers~1982 (coordinator: The Lost Chord)
Dick Turpin~1980-1982 (coordinator: 13 episodes 1980-1982/fencing master: Dick Turpin's Greatest Adventure: Part 2 1981)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame~1982 (arranger)
Dick Turpin~1981 (fencing master: Dick Turpin's Greatest Adventure: Parts 1, 3, 4, 5)
Les Miserables~1978 (coordinator)
Alien Attack~1976 (uncredited)
The Adventurer~1972-1973 (coordinator: 9 episodes)
My Partner the Ghost~1969 (uncredited: For the Girl Who Has Everything)
Adam Adamant Lives!~1967 (uncredited: The Deadly Bullet)

Late 70s - started Stunts Incorporated

1977 - Joint was almost killed while filming A Bridge Too Far after a roof jump went bad and he missed the inflatable safety bag beneath.

Taught stuntman (and SWAD actor), Vic Armstrong, how to drive a double-decker bus.

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