Gary McLarty

 

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: veteran Hollywood stunt performer who was nicknamed the "Whiz Kid" for his stunt abilities and performed stunts in over 150 films between 1966 and 2004 including Hellfighters, the True Grit follow-up Rooster Cogburn starring John Wayne and Katharine Hepburn, The Longest Yard, The Terminator, two Lethal Weapon films, Waterworld, Showgirls and the Gone In Sixty Seconds remake, and who was also stunt coordinator on such movies as The Blues Brothers, the first two Beverly Hills Cop movies, Animal House (he rode the motorcycle up the stairs at the toga party) and the ill-fated Twilight Zone: The Movie, which saw an infamous on-set accident claim the lives of actor Vic Morrow and two children.

 

 

Cause of Death: Car accident

 

Born: January 16, 1941

 

Died: October 11, 2014

 

Location: Rancho Cordova, California