Dar Robinson

Dar Robinson

Actor + Stunt Performer
Born Mar 26, 1947

Dar Allen Robinson was an American stunt performer and actor. Robinson broke 19 world records and set 21 "world's firsts. " He invented the decelerator (use of dragline cables rather than airbags for stunts that called for a jump from high places) which allowed a cameraman to film a top-down view of the stuntman as he fell without accidentally showing the airbag on the ground. The original decelerator can still be seen on display in Moab, Utah.… Read More

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1947 Birth Born on March 26, 1947.


1973 26 Years Old One of Robinson's first major stunts was a 100 foot jump from a cliff into a river for actor Steve McQueen in the 1973 film, Papillon. … Read More


1979 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1979 he set the world record for a free-fall from a helicopter, dropping 311 feet (95 m) onto an airbag. … Read More


1986 40 Years Old Died on November 21, 1986.
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