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"Like most stunt performers working for months on a movie, you will see me all over the place, fighting Indiana, falling off the bridge and getting blown up in a German truck." - [http://starwarsinterviews1.blogspot.com/2010/04/dickey-beer-interview-barada-star-wars.html Dickey Beer]
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'''Dickey Beer''' (born September 16, [[1955]] in the [[Netherlands]]), sometimes spelled '''Dickie Beer''', is a stunt performer, stunt coordinator, 2nd unit/assistant director, stunt driver, stunt rigger and occasional actor who performed stunts as various [[Thuggee]] guards for ''[[Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom]]'' during the rail car chase and bridge cutting sequences where he was dispatched by [[Kate Capshaw]]'s [[Willie Scott]] (who was doubled by [[Wendy Leech]]) and [[Harrison Ford]]'s [[Indiana Jones]] (doubled by [[Vic Armstrong]]) respectively. He played the [[Second Man]], and doubled as [[Kazim]] during the fight with Jones on the boat chase in ''[[Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade]]'' as well as playing a [[Troop carrier passenger|German truck occupant]] that got blown up by [[Sean Connery]]'s character [[Henry Walton Jones, Senior|Henry Jones]] during the tank combat scene.
   
'''Dickey Beer''' is a stunt performer who performed stunts as various [[Thuggee]] guards for ''[[The Temple of Doom]]'' and doubled as [[Kazim]] and appeared as a blown up German truck occupant in ''[[The Last Crusade]]''.
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Outside of his work with the ''Indiana Jones'' franchise, Beer has a wealth of behind the scenes stories.<ref>http://www.thenafsocal.org/pages/events/?action=page&id=B6FACDF536</ref> He has provided stunt work on blockbuster films such as 1983's ''Superman III'' and ''Krull'', 1984's ''Dune'', 1985's ''A View to a Kill'', 1988's ''Rambo III'', 1990's ''Total Recall'' and ''Air America'', 1995's ''Rob Roy'', 2003's ''Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines'', 2008's ''Pineapple Express'' and ''Hancock'', 2011's ''Transformers: Dark of the Moon'' and 2012's ''The Bourne Legacy''.
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[[File:Dickey_Beer_with_Harrison_Ford_on-set_of_Last_Crusade.jpg|Behind the scenes on ''Last Crusade''|thumb]]
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He's also better known by fans of [[George Lucas]]' ''Star Wars'' sequel ''Return of the Jedi'' where he not only portrayed various aliens and biker scout characters but also was one of various stunt performers to double as the fan favorite villain Boba Fett in his demise and worked with ''Indiana Jones'' stuntman [[Glenn Randall, Jr.]] on that film. He also took over as stunt double for Mark Hamill's character Luke Skywalker after the original stunt performer Colin Skeaping was injured during rehearsals.<ref>http://forum.rebelscum.com/t1008935-3/</ref> Beer has been to several fan conventions along with the other Fett portrayers and talked about the difficult experiences filming the stunts and signing autographs of the famous sequence.
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Beer also is known for his main and assistant stunt coordination for the James Bond film ''Tomorrow Never Dies'', the SciFi satire ''Starship Troopers'', ''Death Race 2'' and various Steven Seagal action pictures. He also did stunt aerial rigging for the 1993 blockbuster ''Cliffhanger''. Beer also details on his official website what other challenges lie ahead in his profession while also clarifying better what exactly a stunt coordinator and 2nd unit director's responsibility.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
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Indy_2-_Dickey_Beer_role_-1.jpg|First role as a Thuggee guard punched off of the railcar to his death by [[Willie Scott]]
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Indy_2-_Dickey_Beer_role_-1.jpg|Beer played several Thuggee guards including the one punched off of the railcar by [[Willie Scott]]
Indy_2-_Dickey_Beer_role_-2.jpg|Plays another Thuggee guard kicked off of a work zone ledge to his death by Indy
 
Indy_2-_Dickey_Beer_role_-3.jpg|Plays various guards who fall to their deaths during the bridge scene
 
Dickey_Beer_with_Harrison_Ford_on-set_of_Last_Crusade.jpg|BTS on ''Last Crusade''
 
 
Indy Last Crusade- Dickey Beer doubling Kevork Malikyan's Kazim.jpg|Doubling as the Kazim character in ''Last Crusade''
 
Indy Last Crusade- Dickey Beer doubling Kevork Malikyan's Kazim.jpg|Doubling as the Kazim character in ''Last Crusade''
RiffTrax- Dickey Beer as a blown up Nazi in the film.jpg|Appearing in other role for ''The Last Crusade''
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RiffTrax- Dickey Beer as a blown up Nazi in the film.jpg|Appearing as a Nazi in ''The Last Crusade''
 
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==Notes and references==
==Notes==
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{{Reflist}}
* Despite claiming in an interview with the IndyCast podcast group that he didn't provide any stunts for ''[[Raiders of the Lost Ark]]'', Beer's Facebook fan page has found a German agent character during one scene that appears to resemble Beer.
 
[[File:Raiders-_Dickey_Beer_as_a_secret_German_agent.jpg|thumb|An unknown German agent character who appears to resemble Beer in ''Raiders'']]
 
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://theindycast.com/indycast-episode-197/ IndyCast interview]
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*[http://www.dickeybeer.com/ Dickey Beer's website]
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*{{Wookiee|Dirk Yohan Beer|Dickey Beer}}
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Revision as of 00:22, October 21, 2018

"Like most stunt performers working for months on a movie, you will see me all over the place, fighting Indiana, falling off the bridge and getting blown up in a German truck."
―Dickey Beer[src]
Indy Jones stuntman Dickey Beer

Dickey Beer

Dickey Beer (born September 16, 1955 in the Netherlands), sometimes spelled Dickie Beer, is a stunt performer, stunt coordinator, 2nd unit/assistant director, stunt driver, stunt rigger and occasional actor who performed stunts as various Thuggee guards for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom during the rail car chase and bridge cutting sequences where he was dispatched by Kate Capshaw's Willie Scott (who was doubled by Wendy Leech) and Harrison Ford's Indiana Jones (doubled by Vic Armstrong) respectively. He played the Second Man, and doubled as Kazim during the fight with Jones on the boat chase in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade as well as playing a German truck occupant that got blown up by Sean Connery's character Henry Jones during the tank combat scene.

Outside of his work with the Indiana Jones franchise, Beer has a wealth of behind the scenes stories.[1] He has provided stunt work on blockbuster films such as 1983's Superman III and Krull, 1984's Dune, 1985's A View to a Kill, 1988's Rambo III, 1990's Total Recall and Air America, 1995's Rob Roy, 2003's Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, 2008's Pineapple Express and Hancock, 2011's Transformers: Dark of the Moon and 2012's The Bourne Legacy.

Dickey Beer with Harrison Ford on-set of Last Crusade

Behind the scenes on Last Crusade

He's also better known by fans of George Lucas' Star Wars sequel Return of the Jedi where he not only portrayed various aliens and biker scout characters but also was one of various stunt performers to double as the fan favorite villain Boba Fett in his demise and worked with Indiana Jones stuntman Glenn Randall, Jr. on that film. He also took over as stunt double for Mark Hamill's character Luke Skywalker after the original stunt performer Colin Skeaping was injured during rehearsals.[2] Beer has been to several fan conventions along with the other Fett portrayers and talked about the difficult experiences filming the stunts and signing autographs of the famous sequence.

Beer also is known for his main and assistant stunt coordination for the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies, the SciFi satire Starship Troopers, Death Race 2 and various Steven Seagal action pictures. He also did stunt aerial rigging for the 1993 blockbuster Cliffhanger. Beer also details on his official website what other challenges lie ahead in his profession while also clarifying better what exactly a stunt coordinator and 2nd unit director's responsibility.

Gallery

Notes and references

External links

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