Taran Howell
Senior Stunt Performer

Casting Details
Height: 183cm
Chest: 109cm
Waist: 86cm
Shoe Size: US 11
Hair Color: Brown

Contact Details
Email: taran.stunts@xtra.co.nz
Cell: +64 21 746 324
Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Recent Credits
FF: The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies – Stunt Performer 2011-2013
FF: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Stunt Performer 2011-2013
FF: Players (Bollywood) - Stunt Performer/Rigger 2011
FF: Sione's Wedding 1 & 2 - Stunt Performer/Assistant Co-ord 2010
FF: Perfect Creature - Stunt Dbl 2004
FF: Boogyman - Stunt Performer/Rigger 2003
FF: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King - Stunt Performer 2003
TVF: Hope & Wire - Stunt Assistant Co-ord 2013
TVF: Field Punishment - Stunt Assistant Co-ord 2013
TVF: Siege - Stunt Performer/Assistant Co-ord 2011
TVF: Bird Flu - Stunt Performer 2005
TVF: Madagans Fantasia - Stunt Performer 2006
TVF: Treasure Island Trilogy - Stunt Performer 2006
TVF: Wendy Wu - Stunt Performer/Rigger 2006
TVF: Ozzie - Stunt Performer 2003
TV: Jack of all Trades - Stunt Performer 1999
TV: Cleopatra 2525 - Stunt Performer 1999
TV: Xena Warrior Princess - Stunt Dbl/Performer 1998-2001
TV: Power Rangers: 9 Seasons - Stunt Dbl/Performer/Rigger/Assistant Co-ord 2003-2013
TV: The Almighty Johnsons - Stunt Double 2013
TV: Spartacus: War of the Damned - Stunt Dbl/Performer 2012
TV: Spartacus: Vengeance - Stunt Dbl/Performer 2010
TV: Spartacus: Blood and Sand -Stunt Performer 2009
TV: This is not my Life - Stunt Dbl/Performer (Charles Mesure) 2009
TV: Legend of the Seeker: 2 Seasons - Stunt Performer 2008-2010
TV: Outrageous Fortune: 5 Seasons - Stunt Performer/Rigger/Assistant Co-ord 2003-2008
TV: Underbelly - Stunt Performer/Assistant Co-ord 2010
TVC: Samsung - Stunt Performer/Actor/Rigger "Lead Roman" 2013
TVC: Old Spice: Jungle Fever Stunt Dbl/Rigger 2010
TVC: Band Aid: Pirates - Stunt Performer 2007

Capabilities
Stunt Fighting
Swordplay & Weaponry
Stunt Rigging
Basic High Falls
Close Explosions/Squib Hits
Fire Burns – Full/Partial
Basic Gymnastics
Harness/Wire/Ratchet Work
Air Rams
Skiing (snow)

Additional Details
UK Passport


SGNZ Senior Stunt Performer   
These members have attained a Level 3 "Senior Stunt Performer" grading with the SGNZ. These members are deemed suitably experienced to self-coordinate, but not coordinate other stunt personnel or actors. A "Senior Stunt Performer" can also be designated as a rigging assistant or stunt safety.