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Thomas "Tom" Lee DuPont is a stuntman and stunt actor who performed stunts in three episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise. He received no credit for his appearances.
DuPont has doubled actors Geoffrey Rush and Jack Davenport on all three Pirates of the Caribbean films (2003, 2006, and 2007) and was injured by an accident filming a scene for the second film. He is specialized in sword stunts and works also as a sword trainer for actors. In 2007 he won a Taurus World Stunt Award for best fight in Pirates of the Caribbean III, shared with fellow stunt performers Tom Morga, Lisa Hoyle, Tony Angelotti, Kirk Maxwell and Mark Aaron Wagner. In 2002 he was nominated for another Taurus World Stunt Award for best work with an animal and won a second for the hardest hit in the film A Knight's Tale. He has also doubled for actors such as Heath Ledger and Gerard Butler.
Among his stunt resume are films such as To Be the Best (1993), The X-Files (1998, with John Neville, Terry O'Quinn, George Murdock, Steve Rankin, Scott Alan Smith, Michael Krawic, and stunts by Tommy J. Huff, Dennis Madalone, John Meier, Manny Perry, Nancy Thurston, and Gregory J. Barnett), Blade (1998), Coyote Ugly (2000), Planet of the Apes (2001, with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Erick Avari, David Warner, Kevin Grevioux, Eileen Weisinger, and Jay Caputo), The Scorpion King (2002, with The Rock), Men in Black II (2002), Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), and National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2008, with Alicia Coppola and stunts by Christopher Leps and Kurt D. Lott).
DuPont has also performed stunts in television series such as Soldiers of Fortune, Inc. (starring Melinda Clarke), V.I.P., Angel, Charmed, Deadwood (starring Leon Rippy and Brad Dourif), Las Vegas (2004, starring Nikki Cox), and Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2007, with Derek Mears).