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Meet the Irish stunt doubles working with Hollywood A-listers

From Jennifer Aniston to Kit Harrington, highly regarded Irish stunt artists are doubling for the biggest names in film and TV

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Stunt couple Orlaith Doherty and Marc Redmond pictured at their training centre in West Cork. Photo: John Allen/Provision

Stunt couple Orlaith Doherty and Marc Redmond pictured at their training centre in West Cork. Photo: John Allen/Provision

Stunt double Jordan Coombes. Photo: Frank McGrath

Stunt double Jordan Coombes. Photo: Frank McGrath

Orlaith Doherty and Jennifer Aniston. Via @orlaithdohertystunts

Orlaith Doherty and Jennifer Aniston. Via @orlaithdohertystunts

Orlaith Doherty with Jane Seymour. Picture via @orlaithdohertystunts

Orlaith Doherty with Jane Seymour. Picture via @orlaithdohertystunts

Orlaith Doherty with Sophie Turner. Photo via @orlaithdohertystunts

Orlaith Doherty with Sophie Turner. Photo via @orlaithdohertystunts

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Stunt couple Orlaith Doherty and Marc Redmond pictured at their training centre in West Cork. Photo: John Allen/Provision

Aside from Tom Cruise, most Hollywood actors don’t leap with joy when they turn the page of a script and read about their character jumping from a burning building or getting clocked square in the face.

Most of them prefer to bypass the rough and tumble and call in the experts — the stunt doubles.


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