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Louie Elias, Stuntman on 'Spartacus' and 'F Troop,' Dies at 84

Louie Elias, a veteran Hollywood stuntman who is seen leaping from a blown-up guard tower during the opening credits of the 1960s ABC comedy F Troop, has died. He was 84.

Elias, the older brother of the late actor James Stacy and Emmy-nominated hairstylist Carolyn Elias, died Dec. 13, his family announced.

Elias doubled for Charles McGraw in Stanley Kubrick's Spartacus, getting pushed into a giant vat by Kirk Douglas in a stunt that left a scar on his chin for life. He also served as Rod Taylor's double throughout the Australian actor's career.

On television, Elias stepped...

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