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Alf Joint
Occupation: Stunts
Also: Actor, Stunts coordinator
Birthname: Alfred Joint
Died: July 25, 2005

In his autobiography Stunt Man, the pioneering Where Eagles Dare Second Unit Director Yakima Canutt described Alf Joint as "one of the world's great high fallers". Joint's movie work includes Where Eagles Dare and Kelly's Heroes, while for TV he devised and performed (doubling for Eric Porter's Moriarty) the climactic plunge in the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem for Jeremy Brett's Granada series. He was credited as the (masked) Big Man in A Touch of Brimstone. He also had small roles, for example in the James Bond movie Goldfinger.

Selected Films
Doctor Who (TV-series) - 1963
Goldfinger - 1964
Heroes of Telemark, The - 1965
On Her Majesty's Secret Service - 1969

Where Eagles Dare - 1969
Kelly's Heroes - 1970
Russian Roulette - 1975
Space: 1999 (TV-series) - 1975

Omen, The - 1976
Bridge Too Far, A - 1977
Superman - 1978
MisŽrables, Les (TV) - 1978

Money Movers - 1979
Superman II - 1980
Bear Island - 1980
Gšta kanal - 1981

Keep, The - 1982
GrŠsŠnklingar - 1982
Hunchback of Notre Dame, The (TV) - 1982
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi - 1983

Supergirl - 1984
Lady Jane - 1986
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace - 1987
London's Burning (TV-series) - 1988

Twist of Fate (TV) - 1989
Mountains of the Moon - 1990
Knock, The (TV-series) - 1994
Clockwork Mice - 1995

User Comments:

Mikael S. (2010-01-23)
The one and only; One of the best stuntmen in brittain. I met him once, but then i was young and didn´t understand how big he was. He was the trainer/mentor for Sedens first/best known stuntman - Johan Thorén, who also worked with Mr. Joint in a couple of films.
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