See Actors and Their Stunt Doubles, Side-by-Side

The best pics of actors alongside the stunt people who do their daring dirty work

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Kaley Cuoco

Kaley Cuoco Pregnant
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The actress's stunt double on Role Play, Monette Moio, was doing stunts for two! After revealing her pregnancy in Oct. 2022, Cuoco shared a look back at her previous few months, which included filming the action movie while battling morning sickness — and relying on her stunt double to keep the action going while she was laid out.

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Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt stunt doubles Jurassic World
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"It takes a village of me's to be me," the actor (surrounded by Clay Chamberlin, Alistair Whitton and Chris Romrell) captioned this photo from the Jurassic World: Dominion set. And his loyalty to his doubles is no stunt: He followed up with a funny video from the Terminal List set showing Romrell and Chamberlin responding in unison to an off-camera voice calling for "Chris."

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Ryan Gosling

06/27/2022 Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie Head to Venice Beach wearing outrageous fluorescent outfits. The co-stars hit the boardwalk roller skating and having a blast wearing hot pink and bright green outfits.
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Twice the Ken, twice the fun! Gosling and his blond stunt double donned their neon '90s best — and in-line skates! — on the set of the Barbie movie in L.A. in June 2022.

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Margot Robbie

Actress Margot Robbie Filming "Barbie" Rollerblading Scenes at Venice Beach
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Meanwhile, his costar Robbie (a.k.a. Barbie herself!) grabbed a cup of coffee from her rad double.

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Malin Akerman

Malin Akerman and her stunt double Maria Rådman
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The star joked she was "seeing double" when standing next to her stunt stand-in Maria Rådman on the set of Ett sista race.

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Aaron Taylor-Johnson spotted filming "Kraven the Hunter" in London with his lookalike stunt double this morning.
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Taylor-Johnson was photographed on May 8 in London on the set of Sony/Marvel's upcoming superhero film Kraven the Hunter as the titular Spider-Man villain, alongside a stunt double.

Both men were dressed in a pair of dark pants and white button-up collared shirt, each wearing a necklace with a large ivory tooth hanging from the middle.

Taylor-Johnson's casting in the lead role was announced back in May 2021. The movie will follow Kraven (born Sergei Kravinoff), an enemy of Spider-Man known for his tracking and hunting abilities.

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Natasha Lyonne

Natasha Lyonne
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As if Russian Doll wasn't trippy enough, seeing the show's star and her two stunt doubles in one place might really mess with your head.

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Tom Holland

Tom Holland Thanks His Spider-Man Stunt Doubles with Sweet Photo
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Following the release of Spider-Man: No Way Home, the actor thanked his stunt doubles, Luke Scott and Greg Townley, for their work on the film.

"Without these legends this movie wouldn't be half as good," Holland wrote on Instagram. "Thank you lads for your hard work and dedication. From Luke's crash into the stairs to Greg's falling through the floor to me stubbing my little toe on the glider. It's been an adventure. Love you lads."

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Isla Fisher

Isla Fisher
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The Australian actress marked National Redhead Day 2021 in November by posting a photo of herself and two of her nearly identical stunt doubles. "Happy National Redhead Day from me and my two sisters," she captioned the photo.

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Vanessa Lachey

Vanessa Lachey
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Lachey (third from left) thanked the NCIS: Hawai'i stunt team, including her double Ellette Craddock, "for making us look good" during a night shoot in the water. "We get to play the bad asses, but these are the real bad asses!" she wrote.

(Also pictured, from left: costar Alex Tarrant, his double Anthony Nanakornpanom, costar Ron Yuan and his double Sonny Sison.)

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Awkwafina

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Awkwafina thanked her stunt double for Jumanji: The Next Level, Lee Chesley, for "making [her] look way cooler than [she] is, being a total inspirational badass, and making sure [her] crotch harness was adequately fit." The actress also called Chesley, "the real hero."

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Awkwafina

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Awkwafina joined forces with stunt star Lee Chesley again, this time for Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

"Thank you everyone who went to see @shangchi, out in theaters now. And here's to badass stunt women everywhere !! ❤️❤️ So happy to work with you again @bgirlmislee," she captioned a shot of the two posing on set. The pair worked together previously in 2019 for Jumanji: The Next Level.

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Candace Cameron Bure

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Cameron Bure was "seeing double" on the set of her latest Hallmark movie alongside her stunt double. (For true double vision, check out the pic she posted of her with costar Ellie Harvey and her double, too.)

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Mindy Kaling

celeb stunt doubles Mindy Kaling, Donisha Walker
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Kaling wished "kind and lovely" pal Donisha Walker, her stand-in on The Mindy Project, a happy birthday on Twitter.

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Brie Larson

Brie Larson and stunt doubles
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Larson honored her two Captain Marvel stunt doubles Renae Moneymaker and Joanna Bennett at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, bringing them on stage with her to accept the award for best fight.

"I could not have made this film without them. They are really the baseline for who she is. They are the living embodiment of Captain Marvel," she said.

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Halle Berry

Halle Berry stunt double Anisha Gibbs

Berry has talked about how hard she trained for action flick John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum, and her stunt double Anisha Gibbs can confirm Berry is all business when it comes to her workouts.

"Halle's work ethic is absolutely incredible and I admire her so much," Gibbs told PEOPLE in May 2019. "Halle loves the craft as much as I do, which made training that much more intense, and her work ethic, drive and determination were impeccable."

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Reese Witherspoon

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Witherspoon introduced fans and followers to her body double Marilee Lessley for the first time on Instagram, and the resemblance is uncanny.

"I want to introduce you to someone who has been working with me for years. This is Marilee and she's my double. Don't we look alike? We totally do," Witherspoon said in a selfie video from the set of her HBO series Big Little Lies.

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Reese Witherspoon

WOMEN IN UNIFORM
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Witherspoon was thankful to have stuntwoman Marny Eng to "make her look tough" in Hot Pursuit.

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

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The Rock posted a heartwarming video on Instagram revealing that he gifted his stunt double Tanoai Reed a custom pickup truck to thank him for 17 years of work. Reed, who is also Johnson's cousin, thought he was doing a behind-the-scenes interview and instead was surprised with the token of appreciation.

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

SOLID AS THE ROCK
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Neither The Rock nor his double seemed to be too pleased by whatever was cooking on the set of Pain and Gain.

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Ben Affleck

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Ben Affleck gave a sweet shoutout to his longtime stunt double and "legend" Rich Cetrone while filming their fifth movie together, Triple Frontier, in Hawaii. Affleck expressed his appreciation in his Instagram caption, writing, "Grateful to work with such incredible people."

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Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra Rehearses With Stunt Double on the Set of Quantico
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Chopra and her stunt double, Aja Frary, scoped out the Brooklyn, New York, set of Quantico ahead of filming their scenes.

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Jaimie Alexander

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She's got her full support! Blindspot star Alexander supported her stunt double, Heidi Schnappauf, at the 10th Annual Action Icon Awards, where the actress's lookalike was serving as presenter.

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Amy Schumer

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"2nd movie with @bamastunts and couldn't love her more!" Schumer captioned a since-deleted post on Insta of Meredith Richardson, who stood in for her in I Feel Pretty.

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Chris Hemsworth

POUT PARTNERS
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Hemsworth and his double Bobby Holland Hanton practiced their pouts on the set of The Huntsman: Winter's War. Hanton goes way back with the actor — they also worked on the Thor movies and In the Heart of the Sea together.

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Emilia Clarke

JUST LIKE SISTERS
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Clarke a.k.a. Daenerys Targaryen, twinned with stand-in Rosie Mac on season 5 of Game of Thrones — and they were both total queens.

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Jared Padalecki

BROTHERLY LOVE
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Mike Carpenter and actor Padalecki of Supernatural have shown each other a lot of love — and teasing — on Twitter.

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Lena Dunham

MIRACLE MAKER
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"Any time I need to crash a car [or] fly off a bike, this bad b---- appears," Dunham captioned these pics of herself and Girls stuntwoman Dakota Brown on Instagram.

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Tom Hardy

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Talk about double trouble! Hardy and his handsome Mad Max: Fury Road double, Jacob Tomuri, were the spitting image of one another — right down to those matching, model-esque pouts.

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Ellie Kemper

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"Triple Threat Monday!!," Kemper, star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of herself sandwiched between two of her stunt doubles.

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Adrianne Palicki

BETTER TOGETHER
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Palicki and stunt woman Alicia Vela-Bailey cozied up on the set of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Shailene Woodley

PEAS IN A POD
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Vela-Bailey also helped Woodley out with stunts for Divergent.

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Kate Mara

OUT OF THIS WORLD
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Professional double Casey Michaels called the astronaut get-up she got to wear for Mara in The Martian her "favorite costume so far" on a since-deleted post on Instagram.

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Anna Kendrick

FIERCE FAIRYTALES
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... and that's really saying something, because Michaels also doubled for Kendrick in Into the Woods and Scarlett Johansson in Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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Zac Efron

THAT TIME HE OUT-SIX-PACKED HIS STUNT DOUBLE ON THE SET OF DIRTY GRANDPA
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Zac Efron and his stunt double proved that two six-packs are definitely better than one as they filmed scenes for Dirty Grandpa in Georgia.

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Robert De Niro

HAT TRICK
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Are you looking at him? Or him? De Niro watched his stuntman closely as he executed a full-body lift on the Dirty Grandpa set.

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Anthony Mackie

READY TO FLY
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Mackie and his double made sure to look before they leaped into the Falcon's high-flying stunt on the set of Captain America: Civil War in Atlanta.

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Chris Evans

AYE AYE, CAPTAIN
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Is anyone else feeling patriotic all of a sudden? Chris Evans and his double suited up to save the world once more in Captain America: Civil War.

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Daniel Craig

DOUBLE THE 007
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No, James Bond didn't change his look! 007's stuntman proved himself to be a master of disguise as he wore a mask of Daniel Craig's face while filming some dangerous water scenes for Spectre.

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Andrew Garfield

BUGGING OUT
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Andrew Garfield and his double synced their Spidey senses (and hairstyles!) as they rehearsed a scene for The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

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Taylor Lautner

TO A TEE
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Taylor Lautner sized up his stuntman as they took a walk on the New York City set of Tracers (though to be fair, he did do some of his own scary stuff!).

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