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David Leitch 2014

Leitch in 2014.

David Leitch
is an American filmmaker, stunt coordinator, second unit director, stuntman, actor and producer. He made his directorial debut on the 2014 action film John Wick with Chad Stahelski, though only Stahelski was credited. Leitch then directed the 2017 thriller film Atomic Blonde, starring Charlize Theron, and 2018's Deadpool 2, the sequel to the 2016 film. He is currently directing Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, a spin-off from The Fast and the Furious franchise.

CareerEdit

He was a stunt double for Brad Pitt five times and two times for Jean-Claude Van Damme. Leitch and his crew won two awards for The Bourne Ultimatum at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. He also shared a 2008 Taurus World Stunt Award with fellow stunt-person Kai Martin for high work.

He wrote and starred in Confessions of an Action Star, a parody of action films and the action film industry released in 2009.

Leitch and Chad Stahelski opened an action design production company called 87Eleven in 1997. Then both directing John Wick (2014)

He has moved on to direct movies such as Atomic Blonde and Deadpool 2 with his wife and creative partner, Kelly McCormick. Currently working on the Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw

FilmEdit

Year Film
Director Producer Writer Notes
2005 Confessions of an Action Star No No Yes
2007 Fetch No Executive No Short film
2014 John Wick Uncredited Yes No Directorial Debut
Co-directed with Chad Stahelski
2017 John Wick: Chapter 2 No Executive No
No Good Deed Yes No No Short film
Atomic Blonde Yes No No
2018 Deadpool 2 Yes No No
2019 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Yes No No Post-production
TBA The Division Yes Yes No Pre-production

Second-unit directorEdit

Acting creditsEdit

Year Title
Role Note
2002 Nine Lives Paul
2003 In Hell Paul
2005 Confessions of an Action Star Frank Sledge
2007 Fetch John "Fetch" Fetcher Short film
2010 The King of Fighters Terry Bogard
2011 The Mechanic Sebastian
2012 The Bourne Legacy The Driver
2018 Deadpool 2 Cain Marko / Juggernaut Provided motion-capture performance on-set, while Ryan Reynolds
provided facial motion-capture and voice performances

Stuntwork creditsEdit

TelevisionEdit

StuntsEdit

Year Title Notes
1995 Sherman Oaks Season 1
1996 7th Heaven Season 1
1997-2001 Buffy the Vampire Slayer]] Season 1 - Episodes "The Harvest", "Teacher's Pet", "Angel" and "The Puppet Show";
Season 2 - Episodes "Some Assembly Required", "Reptile Boy", "The Dark Age", "Phases" and "Killed by Death";
Season 3 - Episodes "Faith, Hope & Trick", "Homecoming", "Revelations", "The Wish", "Helpless" and "Doppelgangland";
Season 5 - Episodes "No Place Like Home", "Listening to Fear", "Checkpoint" and "Intervention"
1998 CHiPs '99 TV movie
1999 The Practice Season 4 - Episode "Day in Court"
The Strip Season 1
2000 The President's Man TV movie
2001 The Pretender 2001 TV movie
Scrubs Season 1
2006 2006 MTV Movie Awards TV Special;
Stunt double
General Hospital Season 1 - "Episode #1.10967"

Acting CreditsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Martial Law David Hasbro Season 1 - Episodes "Diamond Fever", "Dead Ringers", "Funny Money" and "Trackdown"
2000 Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue Brian Season 1 - Episode "Up to the Challenge"
2001 Walker Texas Ranger Floyd Jessop Season 9 - Episode "Medieval Crimes"
2003 L.A. County 187 Earnest Cop TV movie
2004 Charmed Innocent Season 7 - Episode "There's Something About Leo"

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Credited as Notes
1999 007: Tomorrow Never Dies Stunts Sony PlayStation release
Developed by Black Ops Entertainment
Co-published by Electronic Arts and MGM Interactive
2000 HBO Boxing Stunt coordinator Sony PlayStation release
Developed by Acclaim Sports and Osiris Studios
Published by Acclaim Entertainment

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