stunt man

noun Movies, Television.

a man who substitutes for an actor in scenes requiring hazardous or acrobatic feats.

Origin of stunt man

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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feminine stuntwoman

/ (ˈstʌntmən) /

noun plural -men or -women

a person who performs dangerous acts in a film, television programme, etc in place of an actor
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