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Thursday, January 10, 2019
Harry 'Joe' Canutt
Stuntman; son of stunt legend Yakima Canutt, brother of stuntman Tap Canutt. It was he wh famously doubled for Charlton Heston in Ben-Hur's chariot race; a stunt gone wrong during filming nearly killed him (at 47 seconds in clip provided). Via the Santa Ynez Valley News.