Stunt Memorial: Escobar, John (RIP)


John Escobar

Born: 1970

Passed: 2018


Born in Madrid, Spain. Grow up in Tarzana, California and attended J. Sutter school, graduated from Le Conte Jr. High 1970, Hollywood High school in 1973 attended L.A. Valley College and USC. First feature "Killing of a chinese bookie", first TV show "Police Story "the mal flores", first cordinating feature, "Boulevard nights" directed by Michael Pressman. Loves all sports, specially car precision driving.


In Valencia, California. Will be traveling to Mexico City in Mid June 2006, for the Film "Vantage Point" with Denis Quaid, and will be working with Spiro Razatos (Stunt Coordinator for the film) [June 2006]


John Eskobar (2 January 19556 August 2018; age 63) was a stunt performer, stunt coordinator and stunt actor who performed stunts in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and portrayed a security officer in the Star Trek: The Next Generation first season episode "Heart of Glory".

Eskobar was born in Madrid, Spain and grew up in Tarzana, California and entered the stunt business in 1973. His resume includes films such as 1941 (1979, with Elisha Cook, Jr., J. Patrick McNamara, Michael McKean, Jerry Hardin, and Geno Silva), Critters (1986, with Scott Grimes, Ethan Phillips, Vince Deadrick, Jr., and John Nowak), Critters 2: The Main Course (1988, with Scott Grimes, Tom Hodges, Herta Ware, Sam Anderson, Christopher Doyle, and Noon Orsatti), Darkman (1990, with Larry Drake, Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, Nicholas Worth, Aaron Lustig, Neal McDonough, Dennis Madalone, Spiro Razatos, and Christopher Doyle), Independence Day (1996, with Brent Spiner, Patricia Tallman, Tom Morga, Bill Smitrovich, Leland Orser, Tim Kelleher, Lynn Salvatori, and Dana Hee), Mimic (1997, with F. Murray Abraham, Doug Coleman, and Kurt D. Lott), Swordfish (2001, with Rudolf Martin, Zach Grenier, Denney Pierce, Dana Hee, Tim Storms, Mark Riccardi, Mark Chadwick, and Scott Burkholder), Spider-man 2 (2004, with Kirsten Dunst, Donna Murphy, Daniel Dae Kim, Rachelle Roderick, and Katie Rowe), and Vantage Point (2007, with Justin Sundquist, Denney Pierce, and Spiro Razatos). 

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