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Chris Nielsen (I)

Stunts | Transportation Department | Actor
KNOWN FOR 
Live Free or Die Hard (2007) | Due Date (2010) | The Expendables (2010)
AKA 
John C. Nielsen | John Christian Nielsen | Chris Nielson
HEIGHT *
6' 0" (1.83m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 40-55
GUILDS *
AFTRA | SAG | SAG-AFTRA
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Blond(e) (Short)
EYES *
Green
WEIGHT *
170 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Slim
UNIQUE TRAITS *
all expected stunt abilities | commercial stunt coordinator and top stunt driver
ATHLETICS *
Baseball | Golf | Track & Field | Basketball | Swimming | Soccer | Rollerblading | Football | Tennis | Cycling  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Live shows/ Car shows | Theater | Commercial | Music Video | Film | Industrial | Television | Internet  Less
JOB TYPES *
Directing | Acting | Stunts
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/chrisnielsen
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Free-RunningFree-Running Stunt Coordinator  Less 2015 $1.2MM Pre-Prod
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (90 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (19 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Sense8Sense8 (TV Series) Stunt Driver (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for Days of Our LivesDays of Our Lives (TV Series) Stunt Performer (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for My Long Distance RelationshipMy Long Distance Relationship (TV Movie) Stunt Coordinator  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Desperate HousewivesDesperate Housewives (TV Series) Stunt Double (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Devil's TradeDevil's Trade (TV Series) Stunt Coordinator (7 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 7
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  • Primary photo for EntourageEntourage (TV Series) Stunt Driver (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Crash and Burn (Jul 9, 2006) Stunt Driver (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Alien ExpressAlien Express (TV Movie) Stunt Coordinator (as Chris Nielson)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Stunt Driver (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Maniac MageeManiac Magee (TV Movie) Utility Stunts  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Ghost Dog: A Detective TailGhost Dog: A Detective Tail (TV Movie) Stunt Coordinator  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Worst Case ScenarioWorst Case Scenario (TV Movie) Stunts (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for SuddenlySuddenly (TV Movie) Teen #2 (as Chris Nielson), Stunts  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for My Son Is InnocentMy Son Is Innocent (TV Movie) Prison Inmate (uncredited)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Personal VendettaPersonal Vendetta (TV Movie) Stunts (as Chris Nielson)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Attack of the 50 Ft. WomanAttack of the 50 Ft. Woman (TV Movie) Stunts  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for A Mother's RevengeA Mother's Revenge (TV Movie) Stunts  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for AfterburnAfterburn (TV Movie) Stunts  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for SnoopsSnoops (TV Series) Stunt Double  Less 1989–1990
  • Primary photo for Rescue 911Rescue 911 (TV Series) Stunt Driver (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Freerunning * – stunt coordinator Rawn Hutchinson
  • sense 8 * – stunt driver Lana and Andy Wachowski
  • Redstone * – Stunt Coordinator New Wave Ent./Jay Chapman
  • Chuck Hank and the San Diego Twins * – stuntdriver/stunt double Jonathan Keevil
  • Man from Reno * – Stunt Coordinator/stuntdriver Dave Boyle
  • Dhoom 3 * – stunts Conrad Palmisano/Oliver Keller
  • Flight 7500 * – stunts Takashi Shimizu/Rawn Hutchinson
  • Inappropriate Comedy * – Assistant Stunt Coordinator/stunt performer Vince Offer/Vladimir Tevlovski
  • Like Father * – stunt coordinator Per Krogh
  • He Loves Me * – stunt driver Jon Dayton/Val Faris
  • Underground Comedy * – Stunt Coordinator/Stunt Actor Vince Offer/Vladimer Tevloski
  • A Fine Step * – Stunt Coordinator Jonathan Meyers
  • Due Date * – stunt driver Todd Phillips/Allan Graff
  • The Kane Files-Lite of Trial * – stunt double/stunt driver Ben Gourley/Chris Gann
  • Expendables * – stunt driver Terry Leonard/Sly Stalone
  • Halloween 2 * – stunts Rob Zombie
  • Angels & Demons * – stunts Ron Howard/Brad Martin
  • Born That Way * – stunt driver Tony McNeal
  • Legion * – stunt driver Scott Stewart/John Medlen
  • Super Capers * – stunt double, stunt driver, and stunt actor Ray Griggs
  • Street Racer * – stunt driver and stunt double Teo Konuralp
  • A Flower in Brazil * – stunt coordinator Jeff Kramer
  • White on Rice * – stunt coordinator and stunt driver Dave Boyle
  • Tandoori Love * – stunt coordinator and stunt driver Oliver Paulus
  • 2013 North American International Auto Show * – stunt driver Aquila productions
  • Acura * – stunt driver Gail & Rice
  • 2013 North American International Dealer Meeting * – stunt driver Kaliedescope/Karen
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike vs Ummet Ozcan - The Hum * – stunt double for jean claude van damme Mia/Rawn Hutchinson
  • 'The Brink' episode 108 * – Pierce stunt double Real Time Crisis/Michael Lehmann
  • Days of our Lives, Episodes 12528, 12529 * – stunt coordinator NBC/unknown
  • Scorpion "True Colors" * – stunt double Jim Vickers
  • Days of our Lives, Episodes #12456-12459, 12467-12468 * – stunt coordinator Williford/Stein/Johnson
  • Germanys Next Top Model * – Stunt Coordinator Michael/Heidi Klum
  • The Mentalsit * – stunt double McAllister /Kevin Derr
  • Justin Bieber 'Boyfriend' * – stunt double/stunt driver Director X
  • Days of our Lives episode#11894 * – stunt performer NBC/Albert Alarr
  • We Got Next * – stunt performer Denny Leiner/Kevin Beard
  • Justified "The Devil You Know" * – stunt double/stunt driver Woodbridge Prods Inc/Dean Parisot/Ben Scott
  • Whipped, multiple episodes * – stunt driver Alex Daniels
  • Britney Spears "I Wanna Go" * – stunt performer TJ White
  • I'm in the Band, "Iron Weasel vs. Mini Weasel" * – stunt double Disney/Victor Gonzalez/Rex Reddick
  • I'm in the Band, "Iron Weasel gets schooled" * – stunt double Disney/Shelley Jensen/Rex Reddick
  • I'm in the Band, "Kicked Out for Band Behavior" * – stunt double Disney/Shelley Jensen/Rex Reddick
  • I'm in the Band, "Pain Games" * – stunt double Eric Dean Seaton/Ray Siegle
  • Chemical Romance "My Chemical Romance" * – motorcycle stunt rider Roboshobo/G.Way
  • Young and the Restless 9514 * – stunt double CBS/Terry James
  • I'm in the Band, "Weaselgate" * – stunt double Sean Mulcahy/Rex Reddick
  • I'm in the Band, "Burning down the House" * – stunt double Disney/Victor Gonzalez/Rex Reddick
  • I'm in the Band "Weasels on Deck" * – stunt double Disney/Shelley Jensen/Rex Reddick
  • I'm in the Band, "Iron Weasel:The Video Game" * – stunt double Disney/Shelley Jensen/Rex Reddick
  • I'm in the Band, "Magic Trip" * – stunt double Disney/Adam Weissman/Rex Reddick
  • My Long Distance Relationship * – Stunt Coordinator The Long Road Home Prods./Ramsey Mellette
  • Desperate Housewives "City on Fire" * – stunt double David Grossman/Wally Crowder
  • Eastwick "Bonfire and Betrayal" * – stunt double Warner Bros/Troy Gilbert
  • Entourage "Crash and Burn" * – stunt driver Noon Orsatti
  • Scrubs "My Drive By" * – stunt driver Ernie Orsatti
  • Birds of Tokyo "Broken Bones" * – Stunt Coordinator
  • Heroes "It's Coming" * – stunt double NBC Universal/Greg Yaitanes/Tim Gilbert
CommercialsCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Nissan Maxima "withDad" 90 sec Superbowl * – actor/driver/stunt coordinator Park Pictures/Lance Acord
  • Chevy Silverado "Weekend" * – stunt driver Speck/Gordon
  • Chevy Silverado "Pirate" * – stunt driver Speck/Gordon
  • Chevy Silverado "Human Nature" * – stunt driver Speck/Gordon
  • Chevy Silverado "Hot spot Campground" * – stunt driver Speck/Gordon
  • Subaru "Jan My Year Cars Eng" * – stunt driver Lance Acord
  • Subaru "Fountain", "Bison" * – stunt driver Lance Acord
  • Nissan "Peels" * – stunt coordinator/Stunt driver Bob Industries/ Zach Math
  • Cadillac ATS "Slow motion" * – stunt driver Smuggler/Jaron Albertin
  • Nissan "Riser" * – stunt coordinator Bob Industries/ Zach Math
  • Nissan "Shovels" 'Winter Gear" * – stunt driver/stunt double Bob Industries/ Zach Math
  • Xarelto "Vickers" * – Brian Vickers driver double Elma Garcia Films/Elma Garcia
  • Dairy Queen 5 Buck Lunch "Rally Car" * – stuntdriver/stunt double Epoch films/Theresa Wingert
  • Top Gear "Where's Adam" * – stunt coordinator/Stunt driver double for Tanner Foust History Channel
  • Xarelto "Jim-On the Road" * – stunt double Elma Garcia
  • GE "Brilliant Machines" * – Stunt Coordinator/stuntdriver Jon Dayton/Val Faris
  • Carls Jr./Hardees "Boat" * – stunt coordinator David & Goliath/The Perlorian Brothers
  • Farmers * – stunt coordinator uber content/Fred Savage
  • Fastweb "Jogger" * – Stunt Coordinator Kantara/Dario Piana
  • Fastweb "Carpenter" * – Stunt Coordinator Kantara/Dario Piana
  • Degree "Wolverines" * – Stunt driver/double/Stunt Coordinator The Perlorian Brothers
  • Degree "Wolves" * – Stunt Coordinator The Perlorian Brothers
  • Orkin "Vacation" * – Rat puppeteer/stunt driver/stunt coordinator Bob Industries/Zach Math
  • Lincoln "Something New", "No Other Anything", "All Things Equal", "Everything", "Standard", "No Majic", "Want It All"," Afterthought", "Park It" * – Stunt driver/double/Stunt Coordinator Park Pictures/Lance Acord
  • Infiniti "Luxury" * – Stunt driver/double Daniel Barber
  • Infiniti "Around View Corner" * – Stunt driver/double Daniel Barber
  • Infiniti "Discover" * – Stunt driver/double Daniel Barber
  • Honda "Back Seat Driver" * – Stunt driver/double
  • Travelers "Driving Your House" * – Stunt driver/double The Glue Society
  • Lexus "Which One" * – stunt driver/actor Patrick Daughters/Directors Bureau
  • Orkin "Hot Tub" * – Stunt Coordinator Zach Math
  • Subaru "Reversal of Fortune" * – stunt coordinator/ stunt driver Jon Dayton/Val Faris
  • Subaru "Sunglasses" * – stunt coordinator/ stunt driver Jon Dayton/Val Faris
  • Subaru "Hero" * – stunt coordinator/ stunt driver Jon Dayton/Val Faris
  • Subaru "AWD for life" * – stunt coordinator/ stunt driver Jon Dayton/Val Faris
  • Subaru "Hand Me Down" * – stunt coordinator Jon Dayton/Val Faris
  • XBOX "LIps" * – stunt coordinator and stunt driver Tom Kuntz
  • Trilipix "ER" * – stunt driver Maurice Marable
  • Lincoln "The Launch" * – stunt driver Claudio Miranda
  • Lincoln MKS "Effects" "Touch" and "Lift Off" * – stunt driver Joseph Kosinski
  • Ford * – stunt driver
  • Playstation "Twisted Metal" * – stunt coordinator and stunt driver Rob Farber
  • Montana Meth * – stunt coordinator Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
  • State Farm Insurance "Tackle" and "Dive" * – stunt coordinator John Dolan
  • Allstate "In a Flash" * – stunt coordinator and stunt driver Leo Burnett
  • Chevrolet Malibu "Baby," "Wild Things" * – stunt coordinator and stunt driver Joseph Kosinski/ David Fincher
  • Talbots * – stunt driver Bob Industries
  • Chevrolet Impala "Switcheroo" * – stunt coordinator and stunt driver Ben Mor
  • Certina Swiss Watch "The Stuntman" * – stunt driver/Actor Oliver Keller
IndustrialCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Chevrolet, Find New Roads, Vegas 2015 * – stunt driver, '16 Volt/Avenir/Canyon Jack Morton Worldwide
  • Chevy, CamaroSix, Detroit,May,2015 * – stunt driver, '16 Camaro SS unknown
  • 2015 Detroit Auto Show * – stunt driver Buick Avenir reveal Aquila
  • 2014 Toyota National Meeting * – stunt driver Kaliedescope/Karen
  • Acura * – stunt driver Gail & Rice
  • Sema show 2014 * – stunt driver Chevrolet Jack Morton Worldwide/
  • Stan Lee 2013 Comikaze * – Stunt Performer panelist unknown
  • 2012 LA Auto show * – stunt driver unknown
  • 2012 New York Auto Show * – stunt driver Aquila Productions
  • 2011 LA Auto Show * – stunt driver unknown
  • 2008 Toyota National Dealer Meeting * – stunt driver kaleidoscope

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • University of Memphis * – n/a 1981 Memphis, Tn.
  • University of Tennessee * – n/a 1983 Knoxville, Tn.
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • Skip Barber Racing School Instructor * – Racing/advanced driving instructor, Chris Nielsen 1990 Sonoma,Ca.
  • Bob Bonderant Racing School Instructor * – Racing, myself 1995 Phoenix, Az.

References (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

NAMEPHONE
  • Available upon request * – n/a n/a

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Stunt Coordinator *
  • Stunt Driver *
  • 2nd Unit Director *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Bio
  • * Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, I began my career in 1983 with "Making the Grade". Moved to Hollywood in 1985 to continue a career in stunts and stunt coordinating. Always ready to discuss the next stunt project, I just want to make good films with good people. This industry is about passion!
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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