Bob Anderson (fencer), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Bob Anderson (fencer)

actor, fencer

Date of Birth: 15-Sep-1922

Place of Birth: Gosport, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 01-Jan-2012

Profession: actor, stunt performer, choreographer, film actor, fencer

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Bob Anderson (fencer)

  • Robert James Gilbert Anderson (15 September 1922 – 1 January 2012) was an English Olympic fencer and a renowned film fight choreographer, with a cinema career that spanned more than 50 years and included films such as Highlander, The Princess Bride, The Mask of Zorro, The Lord of the Rings, and Die Another Day.
  • He was regarded as the premier choreographer of Hollywood sword-fighting, and during his career he coached many actors in swordsmanship, including Errol Flynn, Sean Connery, Antonio Banderas, Viggo Mortensen, Adrian Paul, and Johnny Depp.
  • He also appeared as a stunt double for Darth Vader's lightsaber battles in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

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