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Eddie Matthews is a stuntman, stunt actor, and stunt coordinator who performed stunts in Star Trek: Insurrection and in two episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise.

Matthews started his career as a stand-in and bit actor in films such as Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985, with Todd Bryant, Richard Lineback, and stunts by Gene LeBell and Tom Morga) before he entered the stunt business.

He has doubled for stars such as Matthew Broderick, Mark Wahlberg, Robert DeNiro, Stephen Root, Richard Gere, Casper Van Dien, Charlie Sheen, Dennis Hopper, Chris Farley, and Christian Slater.

Among his stunt resume are films such as Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986, with Alan Ruck and Jonathan Schmock), Highlander II: The Quickening (1991, with Clancy Brown), Wayne's World (1992), Speed (1994, with Carlos Carrasco, Alan Ruck, Richard Lineback, Jordan Lund, Bruce Wright, and stunts by Patricia Tallman, Janet Brady, Jophery C. Brown, Gary Epper, Tommy J. Huff, Chuck Hicks, and Jimmy Ortega), Murder in the First (1995, with Christian Slater), Independence Day (1996, with Brent Spiner), Three Kings (1999), The Way of the Gun (2000), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003, with Tom Morga), Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004, with Stephen Root, William Shatner, Matt E. Levin, and stunts by Joey Box, Peewee Piemonte, Spice Williams-Crosby, and Jeff Wolfe), Miami Vice (2006), The Guardian (2006, with Clancy Brown, Alex Daniels, Neal McDonough, Gregory J. Barnett, Tanner Gill, Leigh Hennessy, and stunts by Oliver Keller), and The Hitcher (2007, with Neal McDonough, and stunts by Mark De Alessandro, Denney Pierce, and Michael Owen).

His resume also includes television series such as L.A. Law (1993, with Corbin Bernsen), Northern Exposure (1995), Reno 911 (1994), Six Feet Under (2004, with James Cromwell, Andrew Prine, Matt Malloy, Matt Winston, and Pat Healy), Numb3rs (2005), and Prison Break (2006, with Robert Knepper and Wade Williams, and stunt coordinated by Eric Norris).

Star Trek appearances

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