What is Bob Anderson's full name?

Robert James Gilbert Anderson

Bob Anderson date of birth:

September 15, 1922

How old was Bob Anderson when died?


Where was Bob Anderson born?

Gosport, Hampshire, England, UK

When did Bob Anderson die?

January 1, 2012

Where did Bob Anderson die?

West Sussex, England, UK

How tall is Bob Anderson?

6' 1" (185 cm)

What is Bob Anderson nationality?


What is Bob Anderson's occupation?

Fencer, Cinematic Fight Choregraph

Bob Anderson claim to fame:

English Olympic Fencer

Bob Anderson family:

Pearl Anderson (wife until his death), 3 Children

Short Biography

Robert James Gilbert "Bob" Anderson (15 September 1922 – 1 January 2012) was a British Olympic fencer, and a renowned film fight choreographer, with a cinema career that spanned more than 50 years and included films such as Highlander, The Princess Bride, The Mask of Zorro, The Lord of the Rings, and Die Another Day. He was regarded as the premier choreographer of Hollywood sword-fighting, and during his career he coached many actors in swordsmanship, including Errol Flynn, Sean Connery, Antonio Banderas, Viggo Mortensen and Johnny Depp. He also appeared as a stunt double for Darth Vader's lightsaber battles in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.