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Eddie Yansik (also Eddie Yansick) is a stuntman, stunt actor, and stunt coordinator who performed stunts in Star Trek: Insurrection.

Yansik won a Taurus World Stunt Award 2001 for best driving sequence in the film Gone in Sixty Seconds shared with fellow stuntman Chuck Picerni, Jr.. He is the personal stunt double for actor Nicolas Cage and doubled him in most of his films.

Among his resume are films such as Into the Sun (1992), Airheads (1994), Speed (1994, with Alan Ruck, Richard Lineback, Carlos Carrasco, Jordan Lund, Patrick Fischler, Bruce Wright, Robin McKee, and stunts by Scott Wilder, Patricia Tallman, Janet Brady, Jophery C. Brown, Gilbert Combs, Gary Epper, Tommy J. Huff, Jeffrey S. Jensen, Eddie Matthews, Pat Romano, Ronald R. Rondell, Brian Stewart, John Cade, Frankie Garbutt, Chuck Hicks, John Hugh McKnight, and Jimmy Ortega), A Very Brady Sequel (1996, with Olivia Hack), Con Air (1997), Alien: Resurrection (1997, with Ron Perlman, Brad Dourif, Raymond Cruz, Leland Orser, and stunts by Todd Bryant, Mark Chadwick, Edward Conna, Mark De Alessandro, Dorenda Moore, Noon Orsatti, and Mary Peters), City of Angels (1998), Meet Joe Black (1998), Bringing Out the Dead (1999), Tomcats (2001, with David Ogden Stiers, Christopher Darga, Nikita Ager, Scott L. Schwartz, and stunts by Mark Chadwick, Kevin Foster, Lisa Hoyle, Buck McDancer, Noon Orsatti, and Monica Staggs), Pearl Harbor (2001), Windtalkers (2002), Daredevil (2003), National Treasure (2004, with Christopher Plummer, Ron Canada, Don McManus, and stunts by Richard L. Blackwell, Alex Chansky, Phil Culotta, Paul Eliopoulos, Bob Minor, Tom Morga, Brian J. Williams, and Harry Wowchuk), Ghost Rider (2007), and Bangkok Dangerous (2007).

He has also performed stunts in television series such as Nurses (1993, with Carlos Lacamara and Ada Maris) and The Practice (1998 and 1999, with John Larroquette).

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