What does it really take to walk in someone else’s shoes – especially if that person is a famous actor or actress, and you’re doing stunts to make them look good on the big screen? It takes fearlessness, guts, careful planning, and knowledge about how to heal. Lisa Loving Dalton shares these with us as she talks about the stars for whom she did stunts, the challenges of those stunts, and the injuries and recovery process that also became part of her life. Lisa shares the life lessons being a stunt double brought her way.
Beginning as a naïve, insecure actress, trying to use extra work and stunts as a way into the Hollywood firmament, Dalton rises to become one of the top stunt professionals, ultimately reaping the economic rewards and the ego gratification—while denying her true desire to act full time. Dalton appeared in more than 200 films, television shows and commercials in New York, Hollywood and Texas, including work in Ghostbusters, Money Pit, Crocodile Dundee, Married to the Mob, FX, Legal Eagles, and Splash on the big screen and ER, HBO’s Carnivale, Dr. Quinn and Melrose Place among her many TV credits. Click here to visit Lisa Loving Dalton’s website!