Born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire to Irish parents, he attended Finchley Catholic Grammar School. He served in the British Armed Forces in Northern Ireland, among other places.
He was a stuntman and stunt coordinator since the 1970s. He was also a technical adviser and occasionally an actor in films and TV series. His best-known work includes Bond films Moonraker, Octopussy, Never Say Never Again, GoldenEye, as well as Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Batman (1989), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Braveheart, Titanic and Elizabeth.
He died in a BASE jumping accident on 10 June 2000, in Lysefjord, Norway at age 52. This makes him the first and second overall actor to pass away from the Titanic's cast since the movie's premiere.
- Terry Forrestal on Wikipedia
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