Professional Stuntwoman and UNL Alum Jessie Graff (B.A. Theatre 2007) returned to UNL on May 9, 2014, to present a masterclass for students in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film.

Michael E. Reinmiller Author
05/12/2014 Added
272 Plays

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Professional Stuntwoman and UNL Alum Jessie Graff (B.A. Theatre 2007) returned to UNL on May 9, 2014, to present a masterclass for students in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. Graff was in town to receive the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts' Early Achiever Award from the Nebraska Alumni Association.   Graff has done stunts or performed as a stunt double on such TV shows as “Leverage,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “Castle,” “Modern Family,” “Criminal Minds” and “Southland.” Her film credits include “Transformers:  Dark Side of the Moon,” “X-Men: First Class,” “Bridesmaids” and “Live Free or Die Hard.”   She was part of a group of stunt actors to receive a 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination for “Transformers:  Revenge of the Fallen.”  And in 2013, she was featured on CBS News during its Eye Opening Extremes Week.   Her “Epic Chick Fight” video, which is a live-action parody of the chicken fight from the TV series “Family Guy,” has more than one million views on YouTube.

 


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