Stunt Memorial: Cullen, Kerrie (RIP)

Kerrie K. Cullen

Born: 1946

Passed: 2016

Kerrie K. Cullen (died December 2016) [1] was a stuntwoman, stunt actress, and stunt coordinator who served as stunt coordinator for the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Last Outpost". Cullen was among the group of stunt coordinators hired prior to Dennis Madalone's employment on the series. She received no on-screen credit for her work. Cullen was the only known female stunt coordinator who ever worked on Star Trek, beside the position of an assistant stunt coordinator for Leslie Hoffman.

Cullen served as stunt double for Rosanna Arquette in the 1986 comedy Nobody's Fool (with Louise Fletcher and Ronnie Claire Edwards) and for Bonnie Bedelia in Heart Like a Wheel (1983, with Michael Cavanaugh, Ellen Geer, Bob Minor, Byron Thames, and stunts by Vince Deadrick, Sr., Eddie Hice, Gene LeBell, and Rick Seaman) and Judicial Consent (1994, with Henry Brown, stunts by Keii Johnston, and coordinated by Michael Haynes).

She also served as stunt coordinator for projects, including the academy award winning The Accused (1988), the two time academy award nominated Fried Green Tomatoes (1991, with Richard Riehle and stunts by Joy Hooper), and the drama Brokedown Palace (1999, with Jacqueline Kim, Bahni Turpin, and stunts by Robin Bonaccorsi and Anita Hart).

Other projects she performed in include Bound for Glory (1976, with Ronny Cox), Honky Tonk Freeway (1981, with Teri Garr), The Beastmaster (1982), Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Poltergeist III (1988), Die Hard (1988), Michael Jackson's Moonwalker (1988, with Nikki Cox), RoboCop 2 (1990, with Peter Weller, Gabriel Damon, and John Glover), Taking Care of Business (1990, with John de Lancie and Gates McFadden), Of Mice and Men (1992, with Richard Riehle and Noble Willingham), Holy Matrimony (1994, directed by Leonard Nimoy), Camp Nowhere (1994, with John Putch, Christopher Lloyd, Kate Mulgrew, and Jonathan Frakes), Copycat (1995), and Money Train (1995).

Cullen had also performed in several television series such as Riptide (1984, episode Something Fishy, with Allan Graf and Christopher McDonald) and Tales from the Crypt (1990, episodes Judy, You're Not Yourself Today and Korman's Kalamity, both featuring John Kassir). 

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