Bob Anderson

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Robert James Gilbert Anderson was an English Olympic fencer and a renowned film fight choreographer, with a cinema career that spanned more than 50 years and included films such as Highlander, The Princess Bride, The Mask of Zorro, The Lord of the Rings, and Die Another Day. He was regarded as the premier choreographer of Hollywood sword-fighting,... read more

Robert James Gilbert Anderson was an English Olympic fencer and a renowned film fight choreographer, with a cinema career that spanned more than 50 years and included films such as Highlander, The Princess Bride, The Mask of Zorro, The Lord of the Rings, and Die Another Day. He was regarded as the premier choreographer of Hollywood sword-fighting, and during his career he coached many actors in swordsmanship, including Errol Flynn, Sean Connery, Antonio Banderas, Viggo Mortensen, Adrian Paul, and Johnny Depp. He also appeared as a stunt double for Darth Vader's lightsaber battles in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

Birth Name

Robert James Gilbert Anderson

Born

Friday, 15 September 1922

Died

Sunday, 01 January 2012

Actor Filmography

Reclaiming The Blade Himself 2009
How the Earth Was Made Himself - Geologist, University of Colorado at Boulder, Photographer, University of Colorado at Boulder 2009
1000 Ways to Die 2008
Who Wants to Be a Superhero? Man with diamond earring 2006
Punk'd Field Agent 2003
Welcome to Sherwood! The Story of 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' Himself - sword master 2003
The Three Musketeers 1993
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Imperial Officer 1980
Candleshoe Hood 1977
Hot Ice Erik 1977
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Actor Filmography

Reclaiming The Blade Himself 2009
How the Earth Was Made Himself - Geologist, University of Colorado at Boulder, Photographer, University of Colorado at Boulder 2009
1000 Ways to Die 2008
Who Wants to Be a Superhero? Man with diamond earring 2006
Punk'd Field Agent 2003
Welcome to Sherwood! The Story of 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' Himself - sword master 2003
The Three Musketeers 1993
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Imperial Officer 1980
Candleshoe Hood 1977
Hot Ice Erik 1977
Quincy M.E. M.C. 1976
The Protectors Assassin 1972
Quick Before They Catch Us Van Driver 1966
Secret Agent First Thug 1964
Doctor Who Fighting Guard 1963

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