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Phil O'Dell is a stuntman, stunt actor, stunt coordinator, and second unit director who performed stunts in at least one episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He was uncredited for his work.
He has doubled for stars such as Lance Henriksen, Skeet Ulrich, and Ed Lauter and has performed stunts in several television commercials and live shows.
Among his stunt resume are television series such as Unsolved Mysteries, Jake and the Fatman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, V.R. Troopers (1994-1996), Models Inc., and Without a Trace (2006, with Enrique Murciano, Lawrence Monoson, and stunt coordinated by Dennis Madalone).
O'Dell has also appeared in films such as The Big Turnaround (1988), Hired to Kill (1990, with Brian Thompson), Lukas' Child (1993), Silent Fury (1994, with Charles Napier and Scott L. Schwartz), Schemes (1994, with Leslie Hope, John Glover, John de Lancie, and Henry Marshall), Dusting Cliff 7 (1996, with stunts by Chester E. Tripp III), As Good as It Gets (1997, with Matt Malloy and stunts by Gene LeBell, B.J. Davis, and Denise Lynne Roberts), Love Liza (2002, with Ernest Perry, Jr. and stunts by Tony Cecere), Glory Road (2006), and No Exit (2007).
He has also worked as a second unit director for television series and films such as V.R. Troopers (1994-1996) and Dilemma (1997).