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Eddy Donno

Birth name: Edward Donno
Gender: Male
Date of birth: 24 July 1935
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of death: 19 October 2014
Place of death: Los Angeles, California, USA
Roles: Stunt Actor
Character(s): Regula I's chef

Edward "Eddy" Donno (24 July 193519 October 2014; age 79) was a stuntman, stunt actor, second unit director and stunt coordinator from Pennsylvania who performed stunts in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, and Star Trek: First Contact. In Star Trek II Donno appeared as Regula I's chef and an Enterprise trainee. [1] [2]

He was the father of stuntman Tony Donno. Donno has won two Stuntman Awards (1985 best vehicular stunt for Beverly Hills Cop and 1986 best vehicular stunt for To Live and Die in L.A.), and was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2003 (for outstanding stunt coordination for the television series 24).

Among his extensive stunt resume are films such as The Green Berets (1968, with George Takei and Irene Tsu), Chisum (1970, with Andrew Prine), Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold (1975, with stunts by Frank Orsatti), The Blues Brothers (1980, with Henry Gibson, Charles Napier, and stunts by Janet Brady, Jophery C. Brown, Jean Coulter, Kenny Endoso, Gary Epper, Freddie Hice, Tommy J. Huff, Dave Perna, Sharon Shaffer, and Dick Ziker), Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983, with John Larroquette, William Schallert, Dick Miller, Bill Mumy, and Larry Cedar), Invaders from Mars (1986, with Louise Fletcher), Big Trouble in Little China (1986, with Kim Cattrall), The Untouchables (1987, with stunts by Robert Herron and Jeffrey S. Jensen), Die Hard 2 (1990, with William Sadler, Ben Lemon, Colm Meaney, and stunts by Janet Brady, Gary Epper, Gene LeBell, and Danny Rodgers), Point Break (1991, with Lori Petty), The Tomorrow Man (1996, with Craig Wasson, Deborah May, James Saito, Cameron, and Marcy Goldman), The Rock (1996), Volcano (1997), Money Talks (1997, with Larry Hankin, Robertson Dean, David Warner, Daniel Roebuck, Paul Sorvino, and Johnny Martin), Godzilla (1998), The Kid (2000, with Jeri Ryan), Showtime (2002, with William Shatner), Daredevil (2003), Deja Vu (2006), and Norbit (2007, with Jeanette Miller and stunts by Gregory J. Barnett, Andy Gill, Austin Priester, and Darlene Williams).

Donno has also performed and coordinated stunts in television series such as The Wild Wild West, The A-Team (starring Dwight Schultz and Melinda Culea), Knight Rider (starring Patricia McPherson), Airwolf, Monk, Supernatural, and 24 (2001-2002, with Leslie Hope).

Donno passed away in his sleep on 19 October 2014. He was 79 years old. [3]

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