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Yakima Canutt (Enos Edward Canutt)

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Biography

Colfax, Washington, USA
Starting out as a rodeo cowboy and then becoming a stuntman in silent westerns, Yakima Canutt later doubled for such stars as Clark Gable and John Wayne, among others, in such dangerous activities as jumping off the top of a cliff on horseback, leaping from a stagecoach onto its runaway team, being "shot" off a horse at full gallop and other such potentially life-threatening activities. He became expert at staging massive events involving livestock, such as cattle stampedes and covered-wagon races, as well as Indians-vs.-cavalry battles on a grand scale. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Scout Jack Brady

Battling with Buffalo Bill 1931

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Character: High Wolf

The Telegraph Trail 1933

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Character: Cheyenne Kent

The Man from Utah 1934

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Character: Curly Joe Gale

Paradise Canyon 1935

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Character: Bull Horrell

The Lonely Trail 1936

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Character: Driver of Cattle Truck

The Big Show 1936

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Character: Henchman Squint Palmer

Trouble in Texas 1937

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Character: Ben Carey

Santa Fe Stampede 1938

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Character: Gold Shipment Trooper

Zorro's Fighting Legion 1939

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Character: Townsman on Balcony

Dark Command 1940

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Character: Sorrento Sailor

Calling Philo Vance 1940

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Character: 2nd Stagecoach Driver

Nevada City 1941

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Character: Henchman Snakes

Gauchos of El Dorado 1941

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Character: Henchman Morrison

Prairie Pioneers 1941

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Character: Saloon Waiter in Brawl

Coney Island 1943

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Character: Wilson Henchman

King of the Cowboys 1943

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Character: Vigilante Tracy

Hidden Valley Outlaws 1944

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Character: Henchman Bowman

Pride of the Plains 1944

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Character: Gunman on Horse

Rio Bravo 1959

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Character: Young Cavalryman

For Whom the Bell Tolls 1943

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Character: Himself

Hollywood 1980

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