Sean Button
Assistant Stunt Coordinator/Performer

Casting Details
Height: 178cm
Chest: 98cm
Waist: 86cm
Shoe Size: US 8
Hair Color: Blond

Contact Details
Email: button.stunts@xtra.co.nz
Cell: +64 274 288 866 (NZ)
Cell: +447534093411 (UK)
Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Recent Credits
FF: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Stunt Dbl/Performer (Barbossa: Geoffrey Rush) 2015
FF: Mechanic: Resurrection - Stunt Dbl/Performer (Sam Hazeldine) 2014-2015

FF: Born to Dance – Additional Stunt Co-ordinator 2014
FF: San Andreas - Stunt Dbl/Performer (Colton Haynes) 2014
FF: Fury - Stunt Dbl/Performer (Shia LeBeouf/Xavier Samuel) 2013
TV: Lumen – Additional Assistant Stunt Co-ordinator (2014)

FF: The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies – Stunt Dbl/Performer (Aidan Turner) 2011 – 2012
FF: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Stunt Dbl/Performer (Aidan Turner) 2011 – 2012
FF: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Stunt Dbl/Performer (Aidan Turner) 2011 – 2012
FF: The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn – MOCAP Stunt Performer 2011
FF: Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away – Stunt Rigger 2010
FF: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – Stunt Dbl/Performer/Rigger (Aus) 2009
FF: Aliens in the Attic– Stunt Dbl/Rigger 2008
FF: Underworld: Rise of the Lycans – Stunt Dbl/Performer/Rigger 2008
FF: Prince Caspian – Stunt Dbl/Performer/Rigger 2007 (Czech Rep.)
FF: 30 Days of Night – Stunt Dbl/Performer/Rigger 2006
FF: Number 2 – Stunt Performer 2005
FF: King Kong – Stunt Dbl/Performer 2005
FF: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe – Stunt Dbl/Performer 2004
FF: Alexander –Stunt Dbl/Performer 2003-2004 (Morocco/Thailand)
FF: Boogeyman – Stunt Dbl/Performer 2003
FF: Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – Stunt Performer 2001
FF: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Stunt Performer 2000-2002
FF: Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – Stunt Performer 2000-2001
TVF: Hercules – Stunt Performer 2004
TVF: Ozzie – Stunt Performer 2003
TVF: Superfire – Stunt Performer 2001
TV: Spartacus: Gods of the Arena – Stunt Performer 2010
TV: Spartacus: Blood and Sand – Stunt Performer 2009-2010
TV: Legend of the Seeker: Season 2 – Stunt Performer 2009-2010
TV: Legend of the Seeker: Season 1 – Stunt Dbl/Performer 2008-2009
TV: Power Rangers: 4 Seasons – Stunt Dbl/Performer 2002-2006
TV: Xena: Warrior Princess – Stunt Performer 1997-2001

Show Reel and Full Credit List Available on Request

Capabilities
Stunt Fighting
Stunt Rigging
Martial Arts/Weaponry
Actor Fight/Stunt Training
Fight Choreography
Falls – Acrobatic/Technical/Stairs
Car Hits
Horse Hits/Drags
Acrobatics/Gymnastics
High Falls – Water/Box Rigs/Air Bags
Fire Burns – Full/Partial
Air Rams
Harness/Wire/Ratchet Work

Qualifications and Training
ITF Tae kwon-Do – 1st Degree Black Belt
ADT Advanced Car Control Course (Aus)
National Gymnastics Representative
PADI Rescue Diver
NZ Firearms Licence
NZQA Certificate in Applied Work Practice – including
- NZQA Fall Arrest Systems Certificate
- NZQA Fire Safety Certificate
- NZQA Hazard ID & Risk Assessment Certificate
- NZQA Safety Observer Certificate
- NZQA Advanced Driver Handling Certificate
- NZQA Elevated Work Platform Certificate
- NZQA First Aid Certificate
- NZQA Workplace Safety Certificate

Additional Details

2015 Taurus World Stunt Award winner in the “Best Specialty Stunt” category
2009 Taurus World Stunt Award nominee in the “Best Fight” category
SAG Award nominee for best Stunt Ensemble in a film for “Fury”
SAG Award nominee for best Stunt Ensemble in a film for “The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies”
Holds NZ and UK/EU Passports
MEAA Equity Graded Australian SAP
Member of Equity UK
Full Personal SCUBA Dive Kit and Dry Suit
Experienced Full Prosthetics Performer


SGNZ Assistant Coordinator additional information.  
This member holds the rank and qualification of an Assistant Stunt Coordinator and is deemed suitably experienced to be contracted as an Assistant Stunt Coordinator and coordinate other stunt personnel and actors. This member is also a qualified Senior Stunt Performer.