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Bud George Davis is a stuntman, stunt actor, stunt coordinator, and director who was the stunt coordinator for Star Trek Generations.

According to IMDb he played also a Klingon assassin in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Sins of the Father". This has yet to be verified.

Davis has worked as stunt coordinator for several television commercials and music videos for stars such as Meat Loaf and Twisted Sister. He still holds two world records: 180 ft. fall from a helicopter into the ocean and 2000 ft. aerial neck suspension from a helicopter.

Among his stunt performing and stunt coordinating credits are films such as Policewomen (1974), Hollywood Man (1976), Stunts (1977, with Joanna Cassidy, Richard Lynch, and Malachi Throne), Mr. Horn (1979), Miracles (1986, with Teri Garr and Christopher Lloyd), Manhunter (1986), Who's That Girl? (1987, with Bibi Besch, Ron Taylor, Mike Starr, Laura Drake, Roy Brocksmith, Faith Minton, Darwyn Carson, Pat Romano, Lloyd Kino, and stunts by Monty Cox, Randy Hall, Don Pulford, and Branscombe Richmond), Child's Play (1988, with Catherine Hicks, Brad Dourif, Chris Sarandon, and stunts by Tony Cecere), Men at Work (1990), Nothing But Trouble (1991, with Bertila Damas and stunts by Ed Anders, Maria R. Kelly, Rex Pierson, and Lynn Salvatori), Wedlock (1991, with stunts by Patricia Tallman, J. Suzanne Rampe, Chuck Hicks, and Lynn Salvatori), Sleepwalkers (1992, starring Mädchen Amick and Alice Krige), Sliver (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), Larger Than Life (1996, with Harve Presnell, Earl Billings, Tracey Walter, Joseph Palmas, Christopher Darga, Mark Yerkes, Mark Chadwick, Jennifer Caputo, Darlene Williams, and stunts by Michael Haynes, Buck McDancer, Noon Orsatti, Lynn Salvatori, and Patricia Tallman), Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999), Cast Away (2000), House of Sand and Fog (2003, with Mark Chaet, Marco Rodriguez, Bonita Friedericy, Spencer Garrett, and Al Rodrigo), and D-War (2007, with Matthias Hues, Gregory Hinton, Derek Mears, and stunts by Brian Avery, Hugh Aodh O'Brien, Michael Owen, Dennis Scott, Brian Simpson, Ator Tamras, and Thom Williams).

He has also performed in or coordinated for television series such as CHiPs, Fame, Knots Landing (1986), The Twilight Zone, Red Shoe Diaries, Tales from the Crypt, and Strange Luck.

Davis has directed in the second unit for films such as King Kong Lives (1986), Child's Play (1988), The Stranger Within (1990), Wedlock (1991), Wagons East (1994), Blood and Wine (1996), and The Score (2001).

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