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Joni Avery is a stuntwoman and stunt coordinator who doubled Marina Sirtis in Star Trek Generations and played one of the escaping Ba'ku in a stunt scene in Star Trek: Insurrection.

She was married to stuntman and stunt coordinator Rick Avery. They have two sons, both stuntmen, Brian Avery and Mike Avery.

Avery doubled actresses such as Genie Francis – wife to Jonathan Frakes, Alicia Silverstone in the "Cryin" music video by Aerosmith, Pamela Anderson in Baywatch, Drew Barrymore in Boys on the Side and Never Been Kissed, Marg Helgenberger in Species, Olivia d'Abo in The Big Green, Cyndi Lauper in Vibes, Bette Midler in First Wives Club, Christina Applegate in The Sweetest Thing, Christina Ricci in Cursed, Kathy Bates in Little Black Book, and is the main stunt double for actress Patricia Arquette in most of her films as well as in the television series Medium.

She is also a stunt coordinator for films and television series such as V.I.P. (1998-1999), The Handler (2003, with Mary Mara), and White Oleander (2003, with John Billingsley).

Among her stunt performing credits are films such as True Romance (1993, with Christian Slater), Addams Family Values (1993, with Christopher Lloyd, and Patricia Tallman), The Mask (1994, with Kevin Grevioux), Broken Arrow (1996, with Christian Slater and Mark Riccardi), Titanic (1997, with Michael Ensign, Jenette Goldstein, Tricia O'Neil, and Anita Hart), Deep Impact (1998, with James Cromwell and Denise Crosby), Scream 3 (2000), Planet of the Apes (2001, with Cary-Hiroyuki, David Warner, and Simone Boisseree), Showtime (2002, with William Shatner), Hulk (2003, with Regi Davis and Boni Yanagisawa), Taxi (2004. with Denney Pierce and Katie Rowe), Bewitched (2005, with Patricia Tallman), and Poseidon (2006, with Caroline Lagerfelt and Darlene Williams).

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