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Terry Forrestal
Born
Terrence Philip Julian Forrestal

(1948-05-13)13 May 1948
Died10 June 2000(2000-06-10) (aged 52)
OccupationStuntman, BASE jumper and actor

Terrence Philip Julian Forrestal (13 May 1948 – 10 June 2000) was an English actor, stuntman and BASE jumper.

Born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire to Irish parents, he attended Finchley Catholic Grammar School. He served in the British Armed Forces in Northern Ireland, among other places.

He was a stuntman and stunt coordinator since the 1970s. He was also a technical advisor and occasionally an actor on films and TV. His best-known work includes Bond films Moonraker, Octopussy, Never Say Never Again, GoldenEye, as well as Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Batman (1989), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Braveheart, Titanic and Elizabeth.

He died in a BASE jumping accident on 10 June 2000, in Lysefjord, Norway aged 52.[1]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1979 Moonraker Sgt. Parish (Space Fighter) Uncredited
1980 Flash Gordon Hawkman #3
1985 Brazil Running Trooper Uncredited
1992 Double X: The Name of the Game Swarthy Man
1996 La lengua asesina Postman
1997 Titanic Chief Engineer Joseph Bell (final film role)

References

  1. ^ Bennett, Ronan (27 June 2000). "Terry Forrestal. Gentle stunt man dedicated to a macho art". Guardian. Retrieved 17 July 2019.