Carey Loftin


Arguably Hollywood's greatest stunt driver ever, Carey Loftin's amazing driving and stunt skills were utilized in dozens of Hollywood productions over a period of nearly half a century. Loftin was born on January 31st, 1914 in Blountstown, Florida and broke into movie stunt work in the late 1930s. Loftin's expertise with motor vehicles, including cars, trucks & motorcycles, saw him involved in contributing his skills to numerous cult films of the 1960s / 1970s that featured thrilling car chase sequences including The Love Bug (1968), Bullitt (1968), Vanishing Point (1971)Diamonds Are Forever (1971), The French Connection (1971), Duel (1971), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974) and La route de la violence (1975). The versatile Loftin also appeared in front of the camera as an actor in over seventy minor roles during his long career. Loftin was still contributing stunt and driving work in feature films until his mid-seventies, and eventually retired from film in 1991. He died in March 1997, in Huntington Beach, California from natural causes.


Movie Name Release Date
Μονομαχία – Duel (1971) November 13, 1971