About Brad Martin
January 14, 1970
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Brad Martin is a native of Sun Valley, Idaho. He grew up alpine ski racing on an international level and practicing martial arts (he has his Black Belt Tae Kwon Do and well versed in numerous other styles) as well as mastering other sporting and athletic endeavors. After graduating with a degree in Philosophy from the University of Washington, Brad made the move to Los Angeles to pursue his lifetime passion of becoming a Hollywood stuntman. Through hard work and dedication, Brad quickly became one of the top stunt professionals in the business. He has stunt doubled for some of the industry's elite actors, including exclusive stunt double for George Clooney in movies: Batman & Robin, The Perfect Storm, Three Kings, Out of Sight, O Brother, Where Art Thou? and The Peacemaker. Along with Batman, Brad has also doubled for a several other superheroes: Chris O'Donnell in Batman Forever, Ben Affleck in Daredevil and Toby Maguire in Spider-Man 2. Since the early 2000's Brad began focusing on stunt coordinating, action directing and action design. He is best recognized for his work designing, coordinating and directing the action units in Underworld, Underworld Evolution and Underworld Awakening. Brad has also stunt coordinated countless other blockbusters like Live Free or Die Hard, Tropic Thunder, The Other Guys and Expendables 3 to name a few. In 2008, Brad won the Red Bull Taurus Stunt Award for best Stunt Coordinator for his work in Live Free or Die Hard. Second Unit directing is really Brad's main focus nowadays. With the Underworld franchise, Total Recall, I, Frankenstein and most recently, Night at the Museum 3, Brad is finding a new niche in the action film genre.