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Overview (4)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Died in Goleta, California, USA
Birth NameHarry Joe Canutt
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joe Canutt was born on January 19, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Harry Joe Canutt. He is known for his work on The Omega Man (1971), Soylent Green (1973) and Papillon (1973). He died on March 16, 2018 in Goleta, California.

Trivia (2)

Son of director/stuntman Yakima Canutt, brother of stuntman Tap Canutt.
Joe doubled for Charlton Heston in the famous chariot race in Ben-Hur (1959). Joe was driving in the sequence in which Heston's chariot is launched over the wreck of another chariot and the driver is seen falling almost under the horses. Joe suffered a four-stitch cut to his chin while filming that sequence.

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