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Bob Anderson

Actor / Stunt Performer | * 09/15/1922 († 89, 01/01/2012) | Gosport, Hampshire, England, UK
Robert James Gilbert Anderson (15 September 1922 – 1 January 2012) was an English Olympic fencer and a renowned film fight choreographer, with a cinema career that spanned more than 50 years and included films such as Highlander, The Princess Bride, The Mask of Zorro, The Lord of the Rings, and Die Another Day. He was regarded as the premier choreographer of Hollywood sword-fighting, and during his career he coached many actors in swordsmanship, including Errol Flynn, Sean Connery, Antonio Banderas, Viggo Mortensen, Adrian Paul, and Johnny Depp. He also appeared as a stunt double for Darth Vader's lightsaber battles in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Science Fiction | Adventure

Known for these Movies & Shows

Movies with Bob Anderson as Actor(3)

as Imperial Officer (uncredited)1980 The Empire Strikes Back

Movies with Bob Anderson as Crew(2)

Crew/Stunts1980 The Empire Strikes Back

Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Friday, 09/15 1922 (September) in Gosport
Died: Sunday, 01/01 2012 (January) in West Sussex (aged: 89)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Participant of: 1952 Summer Olympics
Other names for Bob Anderson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Robert James Gilbert Anderson"
"Robert Anderson"
"Bob Anderson (fencer)"
"Bob Anderson (Fechter)"
Bob Anderson frequently works together with these people:
George Lucas (3x, Crew)
Steven Spielberg (3x, Crew)
Jeff Kurtti (3x, Crew)
John Williams (2x, Crew)
Gary Rydstrom (2x, Crew)
Alan Harris (2x, Actor)
Phil Tippett (2x, Crew)
Chris Haarhoff (2x, Crew)
Doug Robinson (2x, Cast)
Stuart Fell (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:429661, Added: 09/22/2018, Last updated: 06/20/2019