Dar Robinson
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Dar Robinson

Actor + Stunt Performer
Male
Born Mar 26, 1947
Hometown Los Angeles
Died Nov 21, 1986
Death Place Page, Arizona
Other Names Robinson, Dar Allen

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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dar Robinson.

CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born on March 26, 1947.

TWENTIES

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

THIRTIES

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

FORTIES

1986 40 Years Old Died on November 21, 1986.
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