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Pete Antico is an actor, stunt coordinator, producer, writer and director who portrayed Barnes during Season 1 of 24.

Biography and career[]

Pete Antico was born in New York City. He attended California Lutheran University. During his time in college, he was a baseball player and a pole-vaulter on the track team. Later, he attended UCLA’s Screenwriting program and studied acting with Allan Rich, as well as improvisation at The Groundling Theater.

Antico started his career as a stunt performer working on Steven Spielberg's 1941. After that, he has worked on numerous films and TV shows, both as an actor and a stunt performer. Antico has worked as a stunt double for actors like Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, and Antonio Sabato, Jr. Aside from that, he has also worked as a director and writer.

Antico suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by sudden involuntary movements and repeated vocalizations called tics.

In 2017, Antico ran for president of the SAG-AFTRA, a labor union that represents 160,000 entertainment professionals.[1] Esai Morales was also a candidate for the position, but both were defeated by Gabrielle Carteris.[2]

24 credits[]

Selected filmography[]

  • Fury of the Fist and the Golden Fleece (2018)
  • Wild Card (2015)
  • The Other Guys (2010)
  • Hood of Horror (2006)
  • Timecop: The Berlin Decision (2003)
  • Pray Another Day (2003)

Television appearances

  • Revolution (2014)
  • Blind Justice (2005)
  • V.I.P. (2002)
  • Walker, Texas Ranger (2000)
  • Jake and the Fatman (1991)
  • The Renegades (1983)


  1. McNary, Dave (March 14, 2017). Stuntman-Actor Peter Antico Running for SAG-AFTRA President. Variety.
  2. McNary, Dave (August 24, 2017). Gabrielle Carteris Re-Elected SAG-AFTRA President. Variety.

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