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Nick Dimitri

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Nick Dimitri is a stuntman and actor best known as Charles Bronson's veteran bare-knuckle black leather coat wearing opponent in the climax of "Hard Times", often considered one of the best fights ever put on film. The 6' 2", 200 pound Dimitri was a U.S. Navy veteran and former muscleman in a Mae West Las Vegas Revue. He played many tough guy parts from the late 1950s on, joining the Stuntmen's Association in the late 1960s. In addition to fisticuffs, his speciality was dying violently on screen. He was a regular stuntman on the World War II TV series "The Rat Patrol" and a double for action actors Sean Connery and William Smith. He helped set up the great fights in "Darker Than Amber" and "Any Which Way You Can", although tough guy Smith ended up doing all his own stunts. Dimitri was also memorable playing Angie Dickinson's undead husband in the 1973 cult TV Movie "The Norliss Tapes". He later became a fixture in many of Arnold Schwarzenegger's films, stood up to Steven Seagal in "Out for Justice", and doubled for the one arm man in the big screen version of "The Fugitive". Description above from the Wikipedia article Nick Dimitri, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Dec 22, 1932 In USA
Movie/TV Credits:
24
First Appeared:
In the series 77 Sunset Strip 1958-10-10
Latest Project:
Movie Back to Back 1996-08-29
Known For
Poster of Last Action Hero
Poster of Rapid Fire
Poster of 48 Hrs.
Poster of No Way Back
Filmography
Movie Back to Back Vince 1996-08-29
Movie Last Action Hero Funeral Doctor 1993-06-18
Movie Rapid Fire Serrano Henchman (uncredited) 1992-08-21
Movie Dangerous Passion Security Guard #2 1990-02-28
Movie Kill Me Again Marty 1989-10-27
Movie Foxtrap Hank 1986-02-01
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Commando Guerrilla Guarding Plane (uncredited) 1985-10-03
Series The A-Team Solly 1983-01-23
Series Knight Rider Duke 1982-09-26
Series Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Movie 48 Hrs. Torchy's Patron 1982-12-07
Movie My Favorite Year Thug #4 1982-10-01
Movie Bustin' Loose Frank Munjak 1981-05-22
Movie No Way Back Unknown 1976-05-01
Movie Scorchy Steve 1976-10-08
Movie Hard Times Street 1975-08-11
Series Switch Unknown 1975-09-09
Movie Black Samson Milo 1974-08-14
Movie The Norliss Tapes James Raymond Cort 1973-02-21
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Series Branded Unknown 1965-01-24
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10