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Bob Anderson

Last updated 05 March 2013


Robert James Gilbert Anderson

Born: Fri 15th September 1922
Died: Sun 1st January 2012 (age: 89)

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Bob Anderson was an English Olympic fencer, and a renowned film fight choreographer, with a cinema career that spanned more than 50 years and included films such as HighlanderThe Princess BrideThe Mask of ZorroThe Lord of the Rings and Die Another Day

On of his early appearances was in the 1966 Doctor Who story The Enemy of the World.

He was regarded as the premier choreographer of Hollywood sword-fighting, and during his career he coached many actors in swordsmanship, including Errol FlynnSean ConneryAntonio Banderas and Johnny Depp. He also appeared as a stunt double for Darth Vader's light-saber battles in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.