Oct 19, 2012

Dar Robinson

Dar Robinson (1947-1986) was one of the greatest stuntmen of all time. Dar was a high fall specialist and got his start demonstrating trampolines for his father's gymnastic supply company.






Below: Dar made the cover of this two issue magazine published by John Hagner. Dar doubled David Soul riding his motorcycle off an aircraft carrier in Clint Eastwood's "Magnum Force" (1973)









Below: Dar doubled actor Zalman King in this high fall stunt for the TV movie, "Smile Jenny, You're Dead" (1974) starring David Janssen and Jodie Foster.











Below: Dar appeared in "Rollerball" (1975) starring James Caan.







Dar (right) played a sandman in the sci-fi classic "Logan's Run" (1976)







Below: Dar (center) appeared in "Airport '77" with Brenda Vaccaro







Dar became more interested in acting. He had a featured role in "Stick" (1985) with Burt Reynolds.




Dar Robinson performing a high fall stunt for the film, "Sharky's Machine" (1981)