Sad news arrives as Star Wars stuntman Frank Henson has passed away aged 83. Henson, a Lucasfilm veteran through his work on Return of the Jedi, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Willow, enjoyed a career that spanned almost fifty years, starting as a stunt driver in 1969 on Monte Carlo or Bust, directed by Ken Annakin and ending as a stunt co-ordinator on 2018’s Tomb Raider reboot.
Click here to visit the BFI page to view his extensive filmography which included Never Say Never Again with Irvin Kershner, An American Werewolf In London with John Landis and Who Framed Roger Rabbit with Robert Zemeckis.
The news of his passing was announced on the Behind The Stunts Twitter page.
Sadly we must announce the passing of Frank Henson a legendary stuntman with many credits to his name including @007 @indianajonesp @starwars and @CI5BDC and @Thesweeney70s where he and the late Peter Brayham created the action #stunts pic.twitter.com/Gmz6v0PsDh
— Behind The Stunts (@stuntcentral) April 25, 2019
We had the good fortune of meeting Frank a few years ago at London Film and Comic Con, and a true gentleman he was. Our condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.
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