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Jimmy N. Roberts is a stunt actor and driver that has had several roles on 24.

Biography and career Edit

James Nelson Roberts III is the son of legendary off-road motorcycle racer J.N. Roberts, and is a motorcycle racer himself. He is also co-founder of the film industry motocross race A Day in the Dirt, held annually on Thanksgiving weekend.

Through his career as a stunt performer he has worked on films like Fast Five, X-Men: First Class, The A-Team, Rush Hour 3, Godzilla, Independence Day, and countless others.

Role on 24 Edit

Roberts has appeared several times in 24:

  • In "Day 3: 6:00am-7:00am", he played one of the sentries at Saunders' building containing the phone switching node. He was shot and killed by Tom Baker.
  • In "Day 4: 12:00pm-1:00pm", he played one of the sentries at Omar's compound, who was shot by the marines in the lower area.

Gallery of roles Edit

24 creditsEdit

Saunders sentry

Compound terrorist

Haas's henchman

Powell

24-related appearances Edit

  • Lock and Load - in it, after seeing Troy Gilbert speaking on the phone while being told what to do, Jimmy explains that stuntmen have to take direction while on the phone, as they are constantly searching for their next job.

Selected filmography Edit

  • Venom (2018)
  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Nightcrawler (2014)
  • Jack Reacher (2012)
  • Takers (2010)
  • Valkyrie (2008)
  • Torque (2004)
  • Fight Club (1999)
  • Independence Day (1996)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
  • Hook (1991)

Television appearances

  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014-2019)
  • Scorpion (2014-2017)
  • Numb3rs (2005-2009)
  • Alias (2002-2005)
  • The X-Files (1999)
  • Beverly Hills, 90210 (1995)
  • Baywatch (1989)

See also Edit

External links Edit

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