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Buddy Joe Hooker (born May 30, 1942; age 77) is a stunt performer and actor who had two roles in Season 1 of 24.

Biography and career Edit

Hooker is a veteran stunt performer and co-ordinator who has been working since the 1950's. He was born in Vallejo, California to legendary stunt performer Hugh Hooker. Buddy has a brother, Billy Hank, who also works as a stunt performer.

Through his career, Hooker has worked on numerous films and TV shows. He was a stunt coordinator on renowned films like Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather Part III. He has also performed stunts on films like Batman & Robin, From Dusk Till Dawn, and the Lethal Weapon franchise.

In recent years, Hooker has focused on TV work. He was stunt coordinator on TURN: Washington's Spies, Dexter, and Common Law. He has also doubled for actors like Al Pacino, Kurt Russell, and Sam Shepard.

Role on 24 Edit

1x02 Mandy driver

As Jeep driver

Hooker played two roles during Season 1 of 24:


24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • The Fate of the Furious (2017)
  • The Final Destination (2009)
  • The 40 Year-Old Virgin (2005)
  • Spy Kids (2001)
  • Executive Decision (1996)
  • Last Action Hero (1993)
  • Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
  • Scarface (1983)
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
  • Blazing Saddles (1974)
  • The Omega Man (1971)
  • Ice Station Zebra (1968)
  • The Littlest Hobo (1958)

Television appearances

  • TURN: Washington's Spies (2015-2017)
  • Rake (2014)
  • Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
  • Dexter (2008-2009)
  • Lost (2008)
  • Threat Matrix (2004)
  • Boomtown (2002)
  • Baywatch (1998)
  • Sweet Poison (1991)
  • MacGyver (1985)
  • Knots Landing (1980)
  • Wonder Woman (1974)
  • Mission: Impossible (1972)
  • Wagon Train (1965)
  • The Twilight Zone (1962)
  • Leave It to Beaver (1957-1960)

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