(written from a Production point of view)
Ronald "Ron" Stein is a stuntman, stunt actor, stunt coordinator, and director who worked as a stunt coordinator on Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.
In 1986 he won a Stuntman Award for his stunt coordination in the television series Airwolf.
Stein has performed and coordinated in films such as Stay Away, Joe (1968), MASH (1970, with Sally Kellerman, Rene Auberjonois, and Fred Williamson), The Magnificent Seven Ride ! (1972), Bound for Glory (1976), The Hills Have Eyes (1977, with Michael Berryman), Body Heat (1981), Rocky III (1982), Power (1986), Action Jackson (1988), Road House (1989, with Kevin Tighe, Anthony De Longis, and Patricia Tallman), Predator 2 (1990), Death Becomes Her (1992), Last Action Hero (1993), Courage Under Fire (1996), Godzilla (1998), The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000, with Joan Collins, Kevin Grevioux, Ted Rooney, Jacqueline Case, Scott L. Schwartz, and stunts by Elle Alexander, Bobby Bass, Mark Chadwick, Max Daniels, Leslie Hoffman, Buddy Joe Hooker, Tommy J. Huff, Joel Kramer, Manny Perry, Monica Staggs, Spice Williams-Crosby, and Scott Workman), Pearl Harbor (2001), High Crimes (2002), and Runaway Jury (2003).
He has also performed and coordinated in television series such as Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964-1967), Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1975, with Gene LeBell), Charlie's Angels (1976, with David Ogden Stiers and Jean Coulter), Fantasy Island (1980, with Ricardo Montalban), Planet of the Apes (1974, with Mark Lenard, John Hoyt, Biff Elliot, Gail Bonney, Michael Strong, Hal Baylor, Harry Townes, Lee Delano, Ron Soble, Percy Rodrigues, Joseph Ruskin, Gary Combs, Tom Troupe and Nick Dimitri, cinematography by Jerry Finnerman, writing by Art Wallace and Edward J. Lakso, and direction by Ralph Senensky, John Meredyth Lucas and Don McDougall), Airwolf (1984-1985), Married with Children (1988, with Raymond D. Turner), Jake and the Fatman (1992), Mike Hammer, Private Eye (1997-1998), and Blind Justice (2005, with Saul Rubinek).
As a director and second unit director he has coordinated films such as The Last Song (1980), Heart Condition (1990), and Here on Earth (2000), television series such as Airwolf (1984-1986) and Jake and the Fatman, and video games such as Prize Fighter (1993, with Dick Miller, Jimmy Nickerson, and Manny Perry) and Slam City with Scottie Pippen (1994).