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Christopher "Chris" Leps (born 20 November 1971; age 48) is a stuntman and stunt actor who served as the stunt double for Alec Newman in the Star Trek: Enterprise fourth season episodes "Borderland", "Cold Station 12", and "The Augments". He received no credit for his work.
Leps was born in Washington, DC and was married to fellow Star Trek: Enterprise stuntwoman Gail Monian (2002-2005), has been nominated for a Golden Trailer Award (2005 for Shadow), and is a martial arts expert. In 2010, Leps won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series for his work on 24, shared with Jeff Cadiente, Dustin Meier, Brian Hite, John Meier, Erik Stabenau, and Justin Sundquist.
Among his stunt resume are television series such as Port Charles, Martial Law, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1999-2001), V.I.P. (2000-2002, with Darlene Williams), Firefly, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Birds of Prey (2002-2003, with Dina Meyer), Angel (2001-2003), Alias (2002-2005, created by J.J. Abrams), and 24. He was a regular stunt performer in Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998-1999, with Kristanna Loken and Dana Hee).
He also did stunt work for films such as Beowulf (1999) and Highlander: Endgame (2000, both as stunt double for Christopher Lambert), Pearl Harbor (2001), Sorority Boys (2002, with Monica Staggs, Mark Metcalf, and Bruce French), Daredevil (2003, as stunt double for Colin Farrell, starring Leland Orser, Erick Avari, Jude Ciccolella, and stunt work by Kane Hodder, Shauna Duggins, Tim Sitarz, Jeff Imada, and Mark Chadwick), all three Pirates of the Caribbean films (2003, 2006 and 2007, with Tom Morga), Sin City (2005, with Jude Ciccolella and stunts by Mic Rodgers and Tommy J. Huff), and The Island (2005, with Ethan Phillips, Noa Tishby, Katy Boyer, Randy Oglesby, Glenn Morshower, Michael Canavan, and stunts by Scott Workman, Spice Williams-Crosby, Bridgett Riley, Justin Sundquist, Denney Pierce, Steve Kelso, and Kevin Derr).