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Michael "Mike" R. Smith is a stuntman, stunt actor, stunt coordinator, and second unit director who performed stunts in Star Trek: Insurrection.

Smith was three times nominated for a Taurus World Stunt Award (2001 for best fight in Charlie's Angels shared with Al Goto; 2004 for best work with a vehicle and for best overall stunt by a stuntman in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines shared with Monte Rex Perlin and Tim Trella). He has also coordinated music videos for artists such as N*Sync ("Girlfriend") and Sum 41 ("In too Deep").

Among his resume are films such as Batman Forever (1995, with Rene Auberjonois), Eraser (1996, with Vanessa Williams), Independence Day (1996, with Brent Spiner), Anaconda (1997), Conspiracy Theory (1997, with Patrick Stewart, Brian J. Williams, Saxon Trainor, Bert Remsen, Lincoln Simonds, Stephen Liska, Kenneth Tigar, and stunts by Richard L. Blackwell, Steve Blalock, Eddie Braun, Mark Donaldson, Danny Downey, Christopher Doyle, Tabby Hanson, Bob Minor, Mic Rodgers, and Paul Sklar), Executive Power (1997, with Joanna Cassidy and Denise Crosby), Starship Troopers (1997, with Dina Meyer and Clancy Brown), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The X-Files (1998), Rush Hour (1998), Wild Wild West (1999, with Musetta Vander), Charlie's Angels (2000), Pearl Harbor (2001), Jeepers Creepers (2001, with Gina Philips), Spider-Man (2002, with Kirsten Dunst), Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003, with Ray Wise and stunts by Elle Alexander, Chris Blackwood, Bobby Burns, Mark Chadwick, Kiante Elam, Oliver Keller, Angela Meryl, Austin Priester, and Lane Leavitt), D.E.B.S. (2004, with Tony Cecere and stunts by Gail Monian, Lynn Salvatori, Monica Staggs, and Boni Yanagisawa), xXx: State of the Union (2005), Ultraviolet (2006), Mission: Impossible III (2006), The Kingdom (2007), Beowulf (2007, with Dominic Keating, Shay Duffin, and stunts by Paul Eliopoulos and Brian Simpson) and The Town (2010 with Christopher Leps) as Helicopter pilot.

He has also performed in television series such as Days of Our Lives, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993, with Joe Lando, Erika Flores, Colm Meaney, Helene Udy, Nick Ramus, Chad Allen, Frank Collison, and Adrian Sparks), The X-Files (1993, with Cliff DeYoung, Leon Russom, Jim Jansen, and stunts by Tanner Gill and Scott Workman), JAG (1995), Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Charmed, Angel, Crossing Jordan (starring Miguel Ferrer), and 24 (2007, with Tzi Ma, Matt McKenzie, and stunts by Jon Braver and Christopher Leps).

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