Tony Epper

Actor, Stunts, Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Actor, Stunts, Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


Tony Epper was born on October 1, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Anthony Epper. He is known for his work on The Hitcher (1986), Volcano (1997) and To Live and Die in L.A. (1985). He was married to Donna. He died on July 20, 2012 in Salmon, Idaho, USA.
Birth date
1938-10-01
Death date
2012-07-20
Height
6' 4" (1.93 m)

Known For


The Hitcher
The Hitcher
Trooper Conners (1986)
Volcano
Volcano
Stunts (1997)
The Rock
The Rock
Stunts (1996)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorJohns
Santa Claus
1996
ActorStar Trek: Deep Space Nine
(TV Series) Drunken Klingon - Apocalypse Rising (1996) ... Drunken Klingon
1996
ActorThe Sunchaser
Hay Hauler
1996
ActorThe Good Old Boys
(TV Movie) Melvin the Goon
1995
ActorGround Zero Texas
(Video Game) Slade
1993
ActorTales from the Crypt
(TV Series) Bartender - Till Death Do We Part (1993) ... Bartender
1993
ActorExcessive Force
Delivery Man
1993
ActorSex, Love and Cold Hard Cash
(TV Movie) Haynes
1993
ActorArmy of One
Transport Guard #1
1993
ActorNowhere to Run
Fire Thug Al
1993
ActorFreejack
Hungry Diner
1992
ActorSuburban Commando
Teeth
1991
ActorKid
Truck
1990
ActorThe Boyfriend School
Gas Station Thug
1990
ActorDick Tracy
Steve the Tramp
1990
ActorJake and the Fatman
(TV Series) Mick / Drunk #2 - Danny Boy (1990) ... Mick - My Shining Hour (1989) ... Drunk #2
1989-1990
ActorNational Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Bozo #1
1989
ActorParadise
(TV Series) Federal Marshal Burnette / Bouncer - A Proper Stranger (1989) ... Federal Marshal Burnette - Childhood's End (1988) ... Bouncer
1988-1989
ActorFalcon Crest
(TV Series) Biker #1 - God of the Grape (1989) ... Biker #1
1989
ActorHomer and Eddie
Gas Station Attendant
1989
ActorCBS Summer Playhouse
(TV Series) - B-Men (1989)
1989
ActorBeauty and the Beast
(TV Series) Tranck - The Outsiders (1989) ... Tranck
1989
ActorLonesome Dove
(TV Mini-Series) Dixon - The Plains (1989) ... Dixon
1989
ActorSimon & Simon
(TV Series) Thug / Virgil / Sandusky - Beauty and Deceased (1988) ... Virgil - Forever Hold Your Piece (1988) ... Sandusky - Yes, Virginia, There Is a Liberace (1984) ... Thug (uncredited) - I Heard It Was Murder (1983) ... Thug
1983-1988
ActorAlien from L.A.
Terminating Hood
1988
ActorThe Law and Harry McGraw
(TV Series) - Dead Men Don't Make Phone Calls (1987)
1987
ActorGunsmoke: Return to Dodge
(TV Movie) Farnum McCloud
1987
ActorShy People
Jake
1987
ActorOutrageous Fortune
Russell
1987
ActorHunter
(TV Series) Truck Driver - Bad Company (1987) ... Truck Driver
1987
ActorMacGyver
(TV Series) Harley / Bartender - Three for the Road (1986) ... Harley - Thief of Budapest (1985) ... Bartender (uncredited)
1985-1986
ActorBad Guys
Biker in Bar (uncredited)
1986
ActorHamburger: The Motion Picture
Biker Gang Leader
1986
ActorAirwolf
(TV Series) Horn's #2 man / Burke / Soldier at Horn's base - Discovery (1986) ... Horn's #2 man (uncredited) - Annie Oakley (1985) ... Burke - The Horn of Plenty (1985) ... Soldier at Horn's base (uncredited)
1985-1986
ActorThe Hitcher
Trooper Conners
1986
ActorKnight Rider
(TV Series) Nicholas Farrell - Killer K.I.T.T. (1986) ... Nicholas Farrell
1986
ActorCondor
(TV Movie) 2nd Cop
1985
ActorRunaway Train
Hitman
1985
ActorThe A-Team
(TV Series) Thug / Baker / Curly Watkins - Timber! (1984) ... Thug (uncredited) - Diamonds 'n Dust (1983) ... Baker - A Nice Place to Visit (1983) ... Curly Watkins
1983-1984
ActorThe Wild Life
Redneck Drunk #1
1984
ActorHighway to Heaven
(TV Series) Hal - Highway to Heaven: Part 1 (1984) ... Hal
1984
ActorRiptide
(TV Series) Sid - Conflict of Interest (1984) ... Sid (uncredited)
1984
ActorHardcastle and McCormick
(TV Series) Thug #1 - Rolling Thunder: Part 2 (1983) ... Thug #1 (uncredited)
1983
ActorThe Fall Guy
(TV Series) Jake - Mighty Myron (1982) ... Jake
1982
ActorVoyagers!
(TV Series) Junior - Created Equal (1982) ... Junior
1982
ActorThe Devlin Connection
(TV Series) - Brian and Nick (1982)
1982
ActorThe Beastmaster
Jun Leader
1982
ActorSizzle
(TV Movie) Bobby
1981
ActorVega$
(TV Series) James Thorton - French Twist (1981) ... James Thorton
1981
ActorThe Greatest American Hero
(TV Series) Gunman - Saturday Night on Sunset Boulevard (1981) ... Gunman (uncredited)
1981
ActorCutter's Way
Guard #2
1981
ActorCharlie's Angels
(TV Series) Big Teddy / Canty - Stuntwomen Angels (1981) ... Big Teddy - Angels in the Wings (1977) ... Canty
1977-1981
ActorMore Wild Wild West
(TV Movie) Juanita's Brother
1980
ActorFor the Love of It
(TV Movie) Warren
1980
ActorJake's Way
(TV Movie)
1980
ActorA Man Called Sloane
(TV Series) Penfold - The Shangri-La Syndrome (1979) ... Penfold
1979
ActorThe Last Ride of the Dalton Gang
(TV Movie) Charlie Montgomery
1979
ActorBuck Rogers in the 25th Century
(TV Series) Drunk - Cosmic Whiz Kid (1979) ... Drunk - Awakening (1979) ... Drunk (uncredited)
1979
ActorThe Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo
(TV Series) Vaughn - Run for the Money: Part 2 (1979) ... Vaughn
1979
ActorB.J. and the Bear
(TV Series) Vaughn / Gunsel - Run for the Money (1979) ... Vaughn - Wheels of Fortune (1979) ... Gunsel
1979
ActorBuck Rogers in the 25th Century
Drunk
1979
ActorBorn Again
Scanlon's Friend #2
1978
ActorThe Rockford Files
(TV Series) Jerry / Sherm / Broder - Kill the Messenger (1978) ... Jerry (uncredited) - Feeding Frenzy (1976) ... Sherm (uncredited) - Find Me If You Can (1974) ... Broder (uncredited)
1974-1978
ActorCentennial
(TV Mini-Series) Bar Fighter with Pasquinel - Only the Rocks Live Forever (1978) ... Bar Fighter with Pasquinel (uncredited)
1978
ActorMan from Atlantis
(TV Series) Hollister's Henchman - Shoot-Out at Land's End (1977) ... Hollister's Henchman (uncredited)
1977
ActorBad Georgia Road
Jessie
1977
ActorMost Wanted
(TV Series) Herbert - The Two Dollar Kidnapper (1976) ... Herbert
1976
ActorPolice Story
(TV Series) Manning - The Witness (1975) ... Manning
1975
ActorKung Fu
(TV Series) First Bounty Hunter / Deputy Dirk - Full Circle (1975) ... First Bounty Hunter (uncredited) - A Dream Within a Dream (1974) ... Deputy Dirk (uncredited)
1974-1975
ActorThe Six Million Dollar Man
(TV Series) Man at Pier / Ranch Hand - Look Alike (1975) ... Man at Pier (uncredited) - Run, Steve, Run (1974) ... Ranch Hand
1974-1975
ActorThe Manhunter
(TV Series) Callo - Terror from the Skies (1974) ... Callo
1974
ActorKolchak: The Night Stalker
(TV Series) Andrew Garth - The Vampire (1974) ... Andrew Garth (uncredited)
1974
ActorGunsmoke
(TV Series) Townsman - A Game of Death... An Act of Love: Part 1 (1973) ... Townsman (uncredited)
1973
ActorThe Streets of San Francisco
(TV Series) Norris' Henchman - Before I Die (1973) - Deathwatch (1973) ... Norris' Henchman
1973
ActorSearch
(TV Series) Leonard Crawford - The Mattson Papers (1973) ... Leonard Crawford
1973
ActorUlzana's Raid
Trooper
1972
ActorThe Great Northfield Minnesota Raid
Lumberjack (uncredited)
1972
ActorThe Cowboys
Rustler
1972
ActorValdez Is Coming
Bodyguard (as Tony Eppers)
1971
ActorThe High Chaparral
(TV Series) Haney - Auld Lang Syne (1970) ... Haney
1970
ActorPaint Your Wagon
Miner (uncredited)
1969
ActorThe Gay Deceivers
Vince
1969
ActorDaniel Boone
(TV Series) Tate / Charley Pete / Morgan / ... - The Patriot (1968) ... Charley Pete (as John Anthony Epper) - The Value of a King (1967) ... Morgan - The Williamsburg Cannon: Part 2 (1967) ... Tate - The Williamsburg Cannon: Part 1 (1967) ... Tate - First in War, First in Peace (1966) ... Sergeant (uncredited)
1966-1968
ActorThe Scalphunters
Scalphunter
1968
ActorBatman
(TV Series) Marlow / Goon / Tutling - I'll Be a Mummy's Uncle (1968) ... Tutling - Scat! Darn Catwoman (1967) ... Marlow - That Darn Catwoman (1967) ... Marlow - Dizzoner the Penguin (1966) ... Goon (uncredited) - Hizzonner the Penguin (1966) ... Goon (uncredited)
1966-1968
ActorCimarron Strip
(TV Series) Marko / Dave Kerny - The Judgement (1968) ... Marko - Nobody (1967) ... Dave Kerny
1967-1968
ActorHondo
(TV Series) Running Bear - Hondo and the Apache Trail (1967) ... Running Bear
1967
ActorIron Horse
(TV Series) One-Armed Man - T Is for Traitor (1967) ... One-Armed Man
1967
ActorThe Green Hornet
(TV Series) Nixie - Ace in the Hole (1967) ... Nixie
1967
ActorI Spy
(TV Series) Rundig - Father Abraham (1966) ... Rundig
1966
ActorMail Order Bride
Cowboy (uncredited)
1964
ActorThe Gallant Men
(TV Series) German Soldier / Soldier - One Puka Puka (1963) ... German Soldier (uncredited) - Robertino (1962) ... Soldier (uncredited)
1962-1963
ActorBuchanan Rides Alone
Townsman (uncredited)
1958
ActorBachelor Father
(TV Series) Steve Berry - Bentley's Prospective Son-In-Law (1958) ... Steve Berry
1958
ActorMa and Pa Kettle at Home
Donny Kettle (uncredited)
1954
ActorCarbine Williams
Wesley Williams (uncredited)
1952
ActorElopement
Reagan Boy (uncredited)
1951
RoleTitleYear
StuntsFire Down Below
(stunts)
1997
StuntsMoney Talks
(stunts)
1997
StuntsCon Air
(stunts)
1997
StuntsGone Fishin'
(stunts)
1997
StuntsVolcano
(stunts)
1997
StuntsJudge and Jury
(stunts)
1996
StuntsJingle All the Way
(stunts)
1996
StuntsThe Glimmer Man
(stunts)
1996
StuntsThe Rich Man's Wife
(stunts)
1996
StuntsThe Rock
(stunts)
1996
StuntsSpy Hard
(stunts - as Tony Eppers)
1996
StuntsHeaven's Prisoners
(utility stunts)
1996
StuntsExecutive Decision
(stunts)
1996
StuntsMoney Train
(stunts)
1995
StuntsWaterworld
(stunts)
1995
StuntsThe River Wild
(stunts)
1994
StuntsIn the Army Now
(stunts)
1994
StuntsBaby's Day Out
(stunts)
1994
StuntsExtreme Justice
(stunts)
1993
StuntsTrouble Bound
(stunts)
1993
StuntsForever Young
(stunts)
1992
StuntsBram Stoker's Dracula
(stunts)
1992
StuntsPatriot Games
(stunts)
1992
StuntsLethal Weapon 3
(stunts)
1992
StuntsWhite Sands
(stunts)
1992
StuntsAmerican Me
(stunts)
1992
StuntsServants of Twilight
(stunts)
1991
StuntsThelma & Louise
(stunt player)
1991
StuntsDriving Me Crazy
(stunts)
1991
StuntsMy Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys
(stunts)
1991
StuntsKid
(stunt coordinator)
1990
StuntsGypsy Angels
(stunt coordinator)
1990
StuntsLethal Weapon 2
(stunts)
1989
StuntsRoad House
(stunts)
1989
StuntsListen to Me
(stunts)
1989
StuntsPolice Academy 6: City Under Siege
(stunts)
1989
StuntsAll's Fair
(stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
1989
StuntsBeauty and the Beast
(TV Series) (stunts)
1987
StuntsNightforce
(Video) (stunts)
1987
StuntsKidnapped
(stunts)
1987
StuntsVendetta
(stunt player)
1986
StuntsThrashin'
(stunt coordinator)
1986
StuntsFoxtrap
(stunts)
1986
StuntsHamburger: The Motion Picture
(stunts)
1986
StuntsTo Live and Die in L.A.
(stunt player)
1985
StuntsBeverly Hills Cop
(stunts)
1984
StuntsA Breed Apart
(stunts)
1984
StuntsAirwolf
(TV Movie) (stunts - uncredited)
1984
StuntsNational Lampoon's Vacation
(stunts)
1983
StuntsThe Sword and the Sorcerer
(stunts)
1982
StuntsJust Before Dawn
(stunts)
1981
StuntsSoggy Bottom, U.S.A.
(stunts)
1981
StuntsThe Greatest American Hero
(TV Series) (stunts - 1 episode) - Saturday Night on Sunset Boulevard (1981) ... (stunts)
1981
StuntsCutter's Way
(stunt person)
1981
StuntsCattle Annie and Little Britches
(stunt double: Burt Lancaster) / (stunts)
1981
StuntsDer Schatz von Caboblanco
(stunts)
1980
Stunts1941
(stunts - uncredited)
1979
StuntsBuck Rogers in the 25th Century
(TV Series) (stunts)
1979
StuntsBeyond the Poseidon Adventure
(stunts - uncredited)
1979
StuntsTilt
(stunts)
1979
StuntsEvery Which Way but Loose
(stunts - uncredited)
1978
StuntsCentennial
(TV Mini-Series) (stunts - uncredited)
1978
StuntsHooper
(stuntman)
1978
StuntsCorvette Summer
(stunts)
1978
StuntsFM
(stunt policeman)
1978
StuntsThe Island of Dr. Moreau
(stunts)
1977
StuntsTwilight's Last Gleaming
(stunt double - uncredited)
1977
StuntsBound for Glory
(stunts)
1976
StuntsThe Master Gunfighter
(stunts)
1975
StuntsDoc Savage: The Man of Bronze
(stunt coordinator - as Toni Eppers) / (stunts - uncredited)
1975
StuntsThe Towering Inferno
(stunts - uncredited)
1974
Stunts99 and 44/100% Dead!
(stunts - uncredited)
1974
StuntsPlanet Earth
(TV Movie) (stunts - uncredited)
1974
StuntsBlazing Saddles
(stunts - uncredited)
1974
StuntsSoylent Green
(stunts - uncredited)
1973
StuntsUlzana's Raid
(stunts - uncredited)
1972
StuntsThe Streets of San Francisco
(TV Series) (stunts)
1972
StuntsConquest of the Planet of the Apes
(stunts - uncredited)
1972
StuntsJeremiah Johnson
(stunts - uncredited)
1972
StuntsThe Great Northfield Minnesota Raid
(stunts - uncredited)
1972
StuntsThe Cowboys
(stunts - uncredited)
1972
StuntsThe Ωmega Man
(stunts - uncredited)
1971
StuntsValdez Is Coming
(stunts - uncredited)
1971
StuntsHitched
(TV Movie) (stunt coordinator)
1971
StuntsLawman
(stunts - uncredited)
1971
StuntsRio Lobo
(stunts - uncredited)
1970
StuntsBeneath the Planet of the Apes
(stunts - uncredited)
1970
StuntsPaint Your Wagon
(stunts - uncredited)
1969
StuntsThe Good Guys and the Bad Guys
(stunts - uncredited)
1969
StuntsThe Wild Bunch
(stunts - uncredited)
1969
StuntsThe Scalphunters
(stunt coordinator) / (stunts - uncredited)
1968
StuntsPlanet of the Apes
(stunt double - uncredited)
1968
StuntsThe Professionals
(stunts - uncredited)
1966
StuntsThe War Lord
(stunts - uncredited)
1965
StuntsI Spy
(TV Series) (stunts - uncredited)
1965
StuntsThe Hallelujah Trail
(stunts - uncredited)
1965
StuntsMail Order Bride
(stunts - uncredited)
1964
StuntsSpartacus
(stunts - uncredited)
1960
StuntsThey Came to Cordura
(stunts - uncredited)
1959
StuntsThe Story of Will Rogers
(stunts - uncredited)
1952
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Gladiator
(TV Movie) (second unit director)
1986
RoleTitleYear
Archive footage19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
(TV Special) Self - In Memoriam
2013
Archive footageHighway to Heaven
(TV Series) Hal - Love and Marriage: Part 1 (1986) ... Hal
1986