Sunday, May 28, 2017

RIP Dragomir Stanojevic

In memoriam: Dragomir Stanojevic - Bata Kameni (1941-2017)

Film Center Serbia
By Djordje Bajic
May 24, 2017

RTS reports that after 76 years Dragomir Stanojevic has died, a famous Serbian stuntman, better known as Bata Kameni.  Stanojevic’s filmography has several hundred films, in which he appeared as a stuntman and or supporting actor.  He worked with numerous national and international greats of the seventh art, among others with John Huston, Clint Eastwood, Lee Marvin, Richard Burton ... He made his film debut in 1964 in the film “The Long Ships”, after which his stunt skills were demonstrated in films: “March or Die, “Kelly's Heroes”, “Ekspers Balkans” ... Among the many awards he received is noted for his Lifetime Achievement Award at the film festival in Nis and a plaque for outstanding contribution to the Yugoslav cinema awarded by the Yugoslav film Archive.

Born: 7/30/1941, Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Died: 5/24/2017, Belgrade, Serbia

Dragomit Stanjevic’s westerns – actor, stuntman:
Apaches Last Battle – 1964 [stunts]
Treasure of the Aztecs - 1965 [stunts]
Ballad of a Gunman – 1967 (Wheeler)

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