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J.J. Perry (born October 25, 1967; age 53) is a stunt performer, martial artist, film director, film producer, stunt coordinator and film actor who has made several uncredited appearances on 24.

Biography and career[edit | edit source]

J.J. Perry began his martial arts training in 1975 when he was seven years old. He studied at Dulles High School in Sugarland, Texas, graduating in 1986. After that, he joined the Army, serving with the 82nd Airborne Corps from 1986 to 1990.

After completing his military service, Perry started working as a stunt performer. Through his career, he has more than 100 credited stunt roles. He has worked on films like Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, Batman & Robin, Three Kings, Beowulf, and Argo, among many others.

Perry has trained, worked with and helped choreograph fight scenes for the likes of Hugh Jackman, Gina Carano, Jason Statham, Lucy Liu, Michael Jai White, Chuck Norris, Shannon Lee, Ernie Reyes, Jr., Will Smith, Arnold Chon, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Loren Avedon, Milla Jovovich, Tom Hardy, Kate Beckinsale, Scott Adkins, Ron Yuan, Aaron Norris and Gerard Butler.

Perry has a 5th-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a 2nd-degree on Hapkido and has experience with all kinds of weapons. He got his black belt for Tae Kwon Do at the age of 12 and competed from the age of 7 to 24. Besides martial arts, J.J. is also skilled in riding bikes, rodeo and does weight lifting. He is the co-founder of Taekwondo West martial arts schools in Inglewood, California, and Venice, California.

Perry shared in the Male Stuntman of the Year Award at the 2004 World Stunt Awards for his work in the 2003 action comedy film The Rundown.

Role on 24[edit | edit source]

Perry has appeared in numerous roles on 24:

  • In Day 5: 9:00pm-10:00pm, he played one of Vladimir Bierko's men. He and another man staged a fight in the street and drew two officers' attention. After successfully luring the officers out of the police car, Bierko's other men ambushed the cops and Perry's character shot and killed one of them. Later, he went to Wilshire Gas Company and posed as a sentry inside. He was shot by Curtis Manning during latter's infiltration operation to stop Bierko from releasing Sentox nerve gas.


Gallery of roles[edit | edit source]

24 credits[edit | edit source]

Kingsley's mercenary

Bierko's man

Secret Service agent

FBI SWAT agent

Stokes' man

FBI helicopter gunner

24-related appearances[edit | edit source]

24 Exposed DVD Feature ScreenShot

  • 24: Exposed - He was interviewed briefly for this Season 2 DVD special feature, during which he compliments the professionalism of Kiefer Sutherland when a prop pistol accidentally hits the latter in the face. Several takes of the scene with Perry and Sutherland are also shown.

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