Aug 4, 2014

Craig Baxley

Craig Baxley (b. 1949) is the son of stunt legend Paul Baxley. Craig has excelled as a stuntman (Rollerball, Close Encounters of the Third Kind), stunt coordinator (The Warriors, The Long Riders), second unit director (Predator, The A-Team), and director (Action Jackson, Kingdom Hospital).





Below: Craig performed this car jump in "The Parallax View" (1974) starring Warren Beatty. Craig was Beatty's stunt double for several years.




Below: Craig (right) played the title role in the "Mr. R.I.N.G." episode of "Kolchak: The Night Stalker" (1975). On the left is Darren McGavin as Carl Kolchak.


Below: In the "Legacy of Terror" episode of "Kolchak," Craig played Staff Sgt. Rolf Anderson.





Below: A couple of action shots of Craig.



(Note the reflection in the window)






Below: Craig doubled Roger Hill, who played Cyrus, in the 70's classic, "The Warriors" (1979).



Below: In "The Warriors," Craig also played one of the "Punks" gang. Left to right: Konrad Sheehan, Craig Baxley, and Rob Ryder.





Below: Craig was one of the stunt drivers on the popular TV series, "The Dukes of Hazzard."