Double Trouble! Actors & Their Stunt Doubles, Side-by-Side Get ready to do a double take thanks to these shots of actors alongside the stunt people who do their daring dirty work
By Julia Emmanuele and Lydia Price Updated September 07, 2021 10:54 AM Skip gallery slides FB Tweet More View All Next Slide 1 of 32 celeb stunt doubles Awkwafina Credit: Awkwafina/Instagram
Awkwafina joined forces with stunt star Lee Chesley again, this time for Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings .
“Thank you everyone who went to see @shangchi , out in theaters now.And here’s to badass stunt women everywhere !! ❤️❤️ So happy to work with you again @bgirlmislee,” she captioned a shot of the two posing on set.The pair worked together previously in 2019 for Jumanji: The Next Level .
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Candace Cameron Bure was “seeing double” on the set of her latest Hallmark movie alongside her stunt double.(For true double vision, check out the pic she posted of her with costar Ellie Harvey and her double , too.)
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Mindy Kaling wished “kind and lovely” pal Donisha Walker, her stand-in on The Mindy Project , a happy birthday on Twitter .
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Awkwafina thanked her stunt double for Jumanji: The Next Level, Lee Chesley , for “making [her] look way cooler than [she] is, being a total inspirational badass, and making sure [her] crotch harness was adequately fit.” The actress also called Chesley, “the real hero.”
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“Triple Threat Monday!!,” Ellie Kemper, the star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of herself sandwiched between two of her stunt doubles.
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Brie Larson honored her two Captain Marvel stunt doubles Renae Moneymaker and Joanna Bennett at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, bringing them on stage with her to accept the award for best fight.
“I could not have made this film without them.They are really the baseline for who she is.They are the living embodiment of Captain Marvel,” she said .
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Halle Berry has talked about how hard she trained for action flick John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum , and her stunt double Anisha Gibbs can confirm Berry is all business when it comes to her workouts.
“Halle’s work ethic is absolutely incredible and I admire her so much,” Gibbs told PEOPLE in May 2019.
“Halle loves the craft as much as I do, which made training that much more intense, and her work ethic, drive and determination were impeccable.”
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Reese Witherspoon introduced fans and followers to her body double Marilee Lessley for the first time on Instagram, and the resemblance is uncanny.
“I want to introduce you to someone who has been working with me for years.This is Marilee and she’s my double.
Don’t we look alike? We totally do,” Witherspoon said in a selfie video from the set of her HBO series Big Little Lies .
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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson posted a heartwarming video on Instagram revealing that he gifted his stunt double Tanoai Reed a custom pickup truck to thank him for 17 years of work.Reed, who is also Johnson’s cousin, thought he was doing a behind-the-scenes interview and instead was surprised with the token of appreciation.
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Ben Affleck gave a sweet shoutout to his longtime stunt double and “legend” Rich Cetrone while filming their fifth movie together, Triple Frontier, in Hawaii.Affleck expressed his appreciation in his Instagram caption, writing, “Grateful to work with such incredible people.”
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Chris Hemsworth’s longtime stunt double Bobby Holland Hanton revealed that the most difficult part of being the Australian actor’s stand-in is maintaining the same ripped physique .”Thor is definitely the most difficult character that we have to get in shape for,” said Hanton.”Chris is already huge, he’s much bigger than me naturally so I have to train twice a day.
It’s a job in itself.”
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Priyanka Chopra and her stunt double, Aja Frary, scoped out the Brooklyn, New York, set of Quantico ahead of filming their scenes.
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She’s got her full support! Blindspot star Jaimie Alexander supported her stunt double, Heidi Schnappauf, at the 10th Annual Action Icon Awards, where the actress’s lookalike was serving as presenter.
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“2nd movie with @bamastunts and couldn’t love her more!” Amy Schumer captioned an Insta of Meredith Richardson, who stood in for her in I Feel Pretty.
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Chris Hemsworth and his double Bobby Holland Hanton practiced their pouts on the set of The Huntsman: Winter’s War .Hanton goes way back with the actor — they also worked on the Thor movies and In the Heart of the Sea together.
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Emilia Clarke a.k.a.Daenerys Targaryen, twinned with stand-in Rosie Mac on season 5 of Game of Thrones — and they were both total queens.
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Reese Witherspoon was thankful to have stuntwoman Marny Eng to “make her look tough” in Hot Pursuit .
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Mike Carpenter and actor Jared Padalecki of Supernatural have shown each other a lot of love — and teasing — on Twitter .
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“Any time I need to crash a car [or] fly off a bike, this bad b—- appears,” Lena Dunham captioned these pics of herself and Girls stuntwoman Dakota Brown on Instagram .
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Talk about double trouble! Tom Hardy and his handsome Mad Max: Fury Road double, Jacob Tomuri, were the spitting image of one another — right down to those matching, model-esque pouts.
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Adrianne Palicki and stunt woman Alicia Vela-Bailey cozied up on the set of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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Vela-Bailey also helped Shailene Woodley out with stunts for Divergent .
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Neither Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson nor his double seemed to be too pleased by whatever was cooking on the set of Pain and Gain .
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Professional double Casey Michaels called the astronaut get-up she got to wear for Kate Mara in The Martian her “favorite costume so far” on Instagram …
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and that’s really saying something, because Michaels also doubled for Anna Kendrick in Into the Woods and Scarlett Johansson in Avengers: Age of Ultron .
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Zac Efron and his stunt double proved that two six-packs are definitely better than one as they filmed scenes for Dirty Grandpa in Georgia.
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Are you looking at him? Or him? Robert De Niro watched his stuntman closely as he executed a full-body lift on the Dirty Grandpa set.
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Anthony Mackie and his double made sure to look before they leapt into the Falcon’s high-flying stunt on the set of Captain America: Civil War in Atlanta.
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Is anyone else feeling patriotic all of a sudden? Chris Evans and his double suited up to save the world once more in Captain America: Civil War .
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No, James Bond didn’t change his look! 007’s stuntman proved himself to be a master of disguise as he wore a mask of Daniel Craig’s face while filming some dangerous water scenes for Spectre .
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Andrew Garfield and his double synced their Spidey senses (and hairstyles!) as they rehearsed a scene for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 .
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Taylor Lautner sized up his stuntman as they took a walk on the New York City set of Tracers (though to be fair, he did do some of his own scary stuff! ).
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