robert chapin
Stuntman / Fight Coordinator / Second Unit Director (SAG)
6'4" 190lbs, Blond Hair, Blue Eyes
KSR 818 769-9111

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Tips for Aspiring Stunt Professionals

Robert Chapin

on the set of Hirokin

on set in India
Meenu Neeku Telusa

Hook


Army of Darkness

doubling Hasselhoff on
Ring of the Musketeers

Magnificent Seven

The Duel

Soldier of God

World Stunt Awards

With over thirty years of experience in the stunt industry, Robert "Bob" Chapin has worked with some of Hollywood's finest stuntmen, combat choreographers, and directors including Steven Spielberg ("Hook"), Sam Raimi ("Army of Darkness"), Mel Brooks ("Robin Hood:  Men in Tights"), and Penny Marshall ("Renaissance Man"). 

He has worked with stars such as Placido Domingo, Robin Williams, David Hasselhoff, John Saxon, Marc Singer, Richard Grieco, Dante Basco, Richard Lynch, Mike Norris, James Lew, Olivier Gruner, Karl Urban, Jeff Conaway, Gene Lebell, Raye Hollitt, Tessie Santiago, and Angelica Bridges.

In addition to his stunt experience, Bob is an accomplished Second Unit Director, Visual Effects Supervisor, and Actor with starring roles in "Ring of Steel" (MCA/Universal), "Dragon Fury I & II," and leading roles in "Night of the Hyena," "Lancelot: Guardian of Time," and "Sinbad: The Battle of the Dark Knights."

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FEATURE FILMS / TV
HOOK
ARMY OF DARKNESS
ROBIN HOOD: MEN IN TIGHTS
BLOOD RING
LORD PROTECTOR
CIRCUIT II
RENAISSANCE MAN
RING OF STEEL *
SINBAD *
DRAGON FURY I & II
BASEMENT JACK *
THE DUEL *
SOLDIER OF GOD *
DEADLOCK *
KILL YOUR DARLINGS
SCOOBY DOO

HIROKIN
BOUNTY HUNTER 2002
RING OF THE MUSKETEERS
TENACIOUS D
LANCELOT - GUARDIAN OF TIME *
TATTOOED TEENAGE ALIEN FIGHTERS *
MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
BEETLEBORGS
THE KINDRED
BAYWATCH
MAD MEN
HAPPY ENDINGS
CONAN
OCR ROMEO AND JULIET *
WORLD OF DISNEY
THE HUNTED *
PRIVATEERS *
NEXT ACTION STAR

* fight/stunt coordinator/choreographer/instructor


DOUBLES
David Hasselhoff
Alexander Skarsgard
Rob Huebel
Matthew L
illard
Jeff Conaway
Ivan Sergei
Aaron Staton
Seth Morris


COORDINATORS
Scott Leva
John Cade
John Moio
Vladimir Tevlovski
Gary Hymes
Julius Leflore
Victor Paul
Dick Butler
Isaac Florentine
Walter Scott
Michi Yamamoto
Chris Howell
Greg Barnett
Peewee Piemonte
Mike Gaines
Steve Picerni
Anothony DeLongis
Mario Perez
Shane Dixon
Alan Rubin
David Wooley
Steve Rankin
John Moio
Dan Speaker
Eric Chen
Tim Storms
Sean Donahue
Jeri Habberstad
Scott Sproule


THEATER

Extensive theatrical training and performances with the LA Opera, Mark Taper, Hollywood Bowl, and Renaissance Fairs across the country performing swordplay, jousting, and living chessgames.


SPECIAL SKILLS

SWORDPLAY: Broadsword, Rapier and Dagger, Smallsword, Katana, Competitive Fencing (Saber, Epee, Foil)

MARTIAL ARTS: Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Karate, Aikido, Wushu, Iado, Kendo, Kali, Staff, Nunchaku

OTHER: Gymnastics, Stunts, Falls to 30ft, Horsemanship/Jousting, Bullwhip, Rock Climbing/Rigging, Rope Walking, PADI Certified, Visual Effects Artist/Supervisor, Mocap Performer/Coordinator, Motorcycle, Spring Stilts, Snowboarding, Russian Swing


CREDENTIALS/TRAINING

SAFD, SBFD, FDC Certification
(Society of American, British, and Canadian Fight Directors)
Hawaiian Martial Arts Hall of Fame
Academy of Theatrical Combat
Hee Il Cho
Dan Inosanto
Eric Chen
Anthony DeLongis
Rick Jacobs


STAGE COMBAT INSTRUCTOR
Inosanto Academy
Westside Fencing Center
University of Central Florida
National Wushu Training Center
Gascon Center for Stage Combat
Hollywood Clash Workshop
Strausberg
LA Wushu
UCLA

VIRTUAL STUNTS

Check out Bob's Article on CG Stunts
in November's Issue of Inside Stunts Magazine:
Page 1   Page 2   Page 3  Page 4

Ring of Steel


Gerald Okamura and
friends at Dragonfest

Tattooed Teens

Lancelot



training Marc Singer
and John Saxon

training Karl Urban on Privateers

on location in Jordan
training Dante Basco
for Sinbad


with John Cade, Anthony Delongis and Mickey Rooney

LA Opera

hangin with Bill Hobbs

Early days with the
Royal Chessmen