David R. Ellis Overview

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Born: September 08, 1952

David R. Ellis first entered the world of filmmaking when he landed a role in the Disney movie The Strongest Man in the World (1975), starring Kurt Russell. A successful competitive junior pro surfer, he also began getting jobs as a stunt man, starting with the feature Bound For Glory (1976). He continued to both act and do stunts until 1989, by which time he took on a new role as a second unit director on films such as Fatal Attraction (1987) and retired from acting. Over the years, Ellis... See All


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