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'James Bond' stuntman Jerry Alan dies at 75

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Jerry Alan, a stuntman for three James Bond films and a number of other productions, has died at the age of 75.

Actor and producer Mark Terry, who worked with Alan on the 2009 film Live Evil, told The Hollywood Reporter of the stunt coordinator and stuntman’s death, having also tweeted about it earlier this month.

Alan worked on earlier Bond films Diamonds Are Forever and The Man With The Golden Gun. He also contributed more recent work in the franchise with Casino Royale. Alan also worked on the Burt Reynolds comedy Cop and a Half, as well as on television shows including Bonanza, The Dukes of Hazzard and Gunsmoke.

Alan died in Tampa, Florida of throat and mouth cancer on Sept. 26. Alan served in the U.S. Navy and Army, and also helped to found the Florida Motion Picture and Television Association. He is survived by six children, 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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