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BILL WESTON (STUNTMAN)

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2008-06-01
Stuntman and actor who worked on 8 of the James Bond films between 1969 and 1999

Our good friend Mikael Ström met up with stuntman, stunt coordinator and actor Bill Weston at Collectormania in May 2008. He kindly provided us with the photo above. Mikael said he was a really nice person.

In our eyes, Bill is a unique and very special person as has worked with every one of the James Bond actors apart from George Lazenby.

Bill Weston's work on the James Bond film series include On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) (stunts), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) (stunts), For Your Eyes Only (1981) (stunts), Octopussy (1983) (stunts), Never Say Never Again (1983) (stunts), A View to a Kill (1985) (stunts), The Living Daylights (1987) (Blayden Butler) starring Timothy Dalton, and The World Is Not Enough (1999) (stunts) starring Pierce Brosnan.

Other film credits include blockbusters such as The Eagle Has Landed (1976), A Bridge Too Far (1977) starring Sean Connery, Stars Wars (1977), Superman - The Movie (1978), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), The Wild Geese II (1985) starring Roger Moore, Aliens (1986), Batman (1989), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Titanic (1997), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Enduring Love (2004) starring Daniel Craig, Batman Begins (2005) and The Da Vinci Code (2006).

Other James Bond stunt people featured on FSWL:
>Belle Williams
>Bob Anderson
>Doug Robinson
>Eunice Huthart
>Gary Powell
>George Leech
>Greg Powell
>Jim Dowdall
>Lars Lundgren
>Malcolm Weaver
>Martin Grace
>Mickey Baker
>Nick Gillard
>Nick Wilkinson
>Nosher Powell
>Paul Weston
>Remy Julienne
>Rocky Taylor
>Roy Alon
>Sarah Donohue
>Terry Cade
>Terry Richards
>Trevor Steedman
>Vic Armstrong
>Wendy Leech

Photos below:
Bill Weston in Milton Keynes 2008. Photo by Mikael Ström. © From Sweden with Love.

This article was written and published by Anders Frejdh in May, 2008.
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