Monday, May 29, 2017

RIP Bret Davidson

American actor, stuntman Bret Davidson died in Vashon Island, Washington on April 19th. He was 58. Born Bret Lane Davidson in Glendale, California on February 28, 1959, he was an Arizona state motorcycle champion in the 125 Pro Class and then was sponsored by Bultaco and ranked 29th nationally. He was encouraged to become a stuntman and actor by Jocko Mahoney and made his first film appearance as a young desperado in 1980’s “The Kid and the Gunfighter”. He finished 2nd in a National Stuntman’s Competition in 1980. His career spanned from 1980 to 2009. He then retired and moved to Vashon Island to spend time with his girlfriend and children. Bret appeared as a stuntman in Terence Hill’s “Lucky Luke” TV series and film and also as an actor in 1994’s “Troublemaker”.

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