(written from a Production point of view)
Gary L. Guercio is a stuntman, stunt actor, stunt coordinator, and second unit director who performed stunts in Star Trek: First Contact.
In 2002 he was nominated for a Taurus World Stunt Award for best water work in The Animal and has won another for best fire stunt in The Last Castle. He is the main stunt double for actor Rob Schneider is most of his films and has doubled for actors such as Edward Furlong, Joe Pesci, Frank John Hughes, and Breckin Meyer.
Guercio has performed stunts in films such as Hook (1991), Poison Ivy (1992, with Time Winters and stunts by Tim Trella and Merritt Yohnka), Batman Returns (1992, with Vincent Schiavelli, Anna Katarina, Branscombe Richmond, and Diane Salinger), The Beverly Hillbillies (1993), Jimmy Hollywood (1994, with Christian Slater), Stargate (1994, with Leon Rippy, Erick Avari, Derek Webster, Scott Alan Smith, Frank Welker, and stunts by Simone Boisseree, Charlie Brewer, George Colucci, and Mark De Alessandro), Strange Days (1995), Vampirella (1996), Mars Attacks! (1996, with Paul Winfield), Austin Powers: International Man of Mysteries (1997), Batman & Robin (1997), Titanic (1997), Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999), Galaxy Quest (1999), Charlie's Angels (2000), Rat Race (2001, with Whoopi Goldberg and Lanei Chapman), Spider-Man (2002, with Kirsten Dunst), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005), Bewitched (2005, with stunts by Patricia Tallman), Gridiron Gang (2006, with The Rock and Leon Rippy), Grindhouse (2007), and Live Free or Die Hard (2007, with Tim Russ and stunts by Johnny Martin).
He has also performed stunts in television series such as Cheers (1992, with Kirstie Alley, Kelsey Grammer, and Bebe Neuwirth), Weird Science (1996, with Brian Thompson and Andrew Prine), Players (1997-1998), Ally McBeal (1998, with John Fleck, Louis Giambalvo, and Renee E. Goldsberry), Six Feet Under (2005, with James Cromwell, Ed Begley, Jr., Anne Ramsay, and Abby Brammell), and The Unit (2007, with Abby Brammell, Don McManus, and Vyto Ruginis).