Stunt Performer Spotlight: Scotty

Featured Interview With Stunt Performer: Scotty

Tell about yourself and your background! *

Grew up on wheels of any kind you name it I rode it.  Big wave rider for 10 years. 18 youngest Dr Pepper route Driver then Pepsi. Was pointed the direction of the movie industry by a keen eyed person who recognized talent. Made a splash in 1983 carving a path specializing as a wheel man. Raised a family while climbing ever higher. Not without set backs. At some point my Career Skyrocketed. God has given me a giant platform to help others look incredible

What inspired you to become a stunt performer?

Love of speed, power and motion

What is your greatest skill as a stunt performer, is there a stunt behind it?

Knowing what the audience needs to see to tell the Directors vision.  implementing the visual on the fly. No more no less

What is the best part about being a stunt performer?

Being recognized for your individual talent and making others relieved enough to smile.

Tell your all-time favorite stunt story!

Sooooo many. Becoming dear friends with and Teaching Anthony Hopkins how to drive a manual transmission on the set of Fractured only for him to ask that I hit the mark for him and cut away. He then proceeded to take even more company time to graciously hand me a painting..." Scotty I like to paint and I want you to accept thus gift of appreciation. " We went on to work together again on Solace 7 years later

What advice would you give other stunt performers?

In Driving Stunts try to perform at 70 % of your ability leaving room to recover an error. Train hard. Listen

Anything else you'd like to tell the community about?

I can't believe and do humbly accept all the respect and Love from our diverse, extremely talented world wide Stunt Family. ❤🐅

Please share your social media handles and how we can follow you!

Instagram - scottys_drivers


Please include any links to stunt reels or videos you'd like to share!