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Gary Hoptrough (born August 24, 1971; age 48) is a stunt performer and actor who doubled for Kiefer Sutherland in the role of Jack Bauer during 24: Live Another Day.

In "Day 9: 5:00pm-6:00pm", he drove the car during the chase to avoid Ian Al-Harazi's drone missiles.

Biography and career Edit

Gary Hoptrough is a stunt performer, driver, and actor. He was interested in athletic and physical activities from an early age, competing in Judo, Taekwondo, swimming, skiing and BMX racing. When Hoptrough became a teenager, he started racing motocross, winning the East Anglia Junior Adult Championship and Expert Adult Championship.

Hoptrough competed in several other motocross competitions becoming one of the Top 8 riders in the country. He also competed at Federal International Motocross (FIM) World Championship and the World Championship Grand Prix Level for 2 years. Eventually, Hoptrough decided to become a stunt driver and performer, training for 3 years until getting into the Equity Stunt Register in 2001.

Some of the films Hoptrough has worked in are Children of Men, Inception, Jason Bourne, Wonder Woman, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. He has also doubled for actors like Ben Crompton, David Thewlis, Riz Ahmed, and Rafi Gavron.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
  • Wonder Woman (2017)
  • Jason Bourne (2016)
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
  • RED 2 (2013)
  • Les Misérables (2012)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Atonement (2007)
  • Children of Men (2006)
  • Thunderbirds (2004)

Television appearances

  • Sherlock (2014-2017)
  • Black Mirror (2013)
  • Spooks (2011)
  • Silent Witness (2008-2016)
  • Primeval (2008-2009)
  • Torchwood (2006)
  • Monarch of the Glen (2004-2005)

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