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Rick Sawaya (born 4 December 1951; age 68) is a stuntman and stunt actor who performed stunts in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. He received no credit for his appearances.

Sawaya is the son of the late stuntman and Star Trek: The Original Series actor George Sawaya. He has doubled for actors, including Billy Crystal, Richard Dreyfuss, and Jon Lovitz.

Among his stunt resume are films such as The Concorde...Airport '79 (1979, with David Warner, Nicholas Coster, Ed Begley, Jr., Robin Gammell, and stunts by Vince Deadrick, Jr.), The Beastmaster (1982, with Rod Loomis, Tony Epper, Diamond Farnsworth, Vince Deadrick, Tommy J. Huff, Chuck Hicks, and Gene LeBell), The Color Purple (1985, with Whoopi Goldberg), Alien Nation (1988, with Leslie Bevis, Jeff Kober, Roger Aaron Brown, Brian Thompson, Keone Young, Earl Boen, and Tom Morga), RoboCop 2 (1990, with Peter Weller and Gabriel Damon), Batman Forever (1993, with Rene Auberjonois), Conspiracy Theory (1997, with Patrick Stewart), and Freaky Friday (2003, with Rosalind Chao).

His resume also includes stunts and stunt coordination in television series such as Charlie's Angels, Quincy, M.E. (starring Robert Ito), The Fall Guy, Ohara (starring Madge Sinclair), The X-Files, ER, Charmed, and Deadwood (starring Brad Dourif and Leon Rippy).

Star Trek appearances

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