Terry Forrestal
Biographical information
Full name: Terrence Philip Julian Forrestal
Nationality: British
Birthdate: May 13th, 1948
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, U.K.
Died: June 10th, 2000
Cause of death: BASE jumping accident
Age: 52 (at time of death)
Occupation: Actor, stuntman, BASE jumper

Terrence Philip Julian Forrestal (May 13th, 1948 – June 10th, 2000) was an English actor, stuntman and BASE jumper. He portrayed Chief Engineer Joseph Bell in James Cameron's 1997 film, Titanic.

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 June 10th, 2000, in Lysefjord, Norway at age 52. This makes him the first actor to pass away from the Titanic's cast since the movie's premiere.

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