Date of Birth:
29 November 1895
Yakima Canutt played in 12 movies in the Romance, Western, Music, Action, Adventure, Crime, Sport genres.
Yakima Canutt got succeed with average imdb rating 5.6.
Starting out as a rodeo cowboy and then becoming a stuntman in silent westerns, Yakima Canutt later doubled for such stars as 'Clark Gable' (qv) and 'John Wayne (I)' (qv), among others, in such dangerous activities as jumping off the top of a cliff on horseback, leaping from a stagecoach onto its runaway team, being "shot" off a horse at full gallop and other such potentially life-threatening activities. He became expert at staging massive events involving livestock, such as cattle stampedes and... Read more