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Action P.A.C. Stunts, L.L.C.
Stunt Coordination / Performance / Equipment

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Bondable Motion Picture/TV Stunt Coordination • Stunt Performance • Stunt Equipment rental, sales and fabrication • Stunt Training • Corporate Team Building • Motivational Speaking

John Cann Mkv

Meet John Cann, Professional Stunt Coordinator, Stunt Performer, Actor and Stunt Equipment Innovator

John Cann

John Cann

President / CEO / Primary Stunt Coordinator

John Cann is a veteran of the entertainment industry for over 30 years. He has appeared in 100's of feature films, television, and live shows as stunt performer and/or actor, including such hits as Machete, 11-22-63, LBJ, Parkland, Alamo, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hoodlum, Batman Forever, Tango & Cash, Home Fries, Predator 2, Blood In Blood Out, Miss Congeniality, Streets of Blood, Exit Speed, Killer Women, The Good Guys, Chase, Lying Game, Dallas, The Walking Dead, Walker Texas Ranger (50+ episodes). His most recent stunt coordinating credits include 9th Floor; Quest for the Ancient Relic, A Haunting at the Beacon, Universal Squadrons, The Last Ride, and the upcoming films Jerico, and Elsewhere Texas.

Some of John's specialties include stunt coordination, high falls, air rams, fire gags, stunt driving, fights (3rd degree black belt in Tae kwon do), swordplay (S.A.F.D. certified), and rigging. He has designed and fabricated all of the stunt equipment used by Action P.A.C. Stunts, including air rams, ratchets, and airbags. Action P.A.C. Stunts' equipment is some of the safest, most dependable in the world. In over 30 years of performing stunts, John has never been seriously injured nor caused injury to another performer. His safety record is flawless.

John is an avid actor and has always loved the stage as well as film. While living in California, he helped establish several theater companies, including The Two Roads Theater in Studio City and Theater III in Hollywood. His most recent acting role was as "Osmund" in the feature film, 9th Floor; Quest for the Ancient Relic, which he also stunt coordinated. John is a prolific writer and has written, edited, and published three editions of The Stunt Guide, which was an internationally recognized standard for information pertaining to the stunt business before the internet made it obsolete. He has written many lyrics and poems and several complete screenplays.

John resides in Dallas, Texas. He hopes to remain in the area, serve the Lord, and continue working in the growing Texas film industry.

Affiliations Include:

  • Member - Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

  • Charter Member - Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Stunts Peer Group (Emmy Awards Voter)

  • Charter Member - World Stunt Academy (Taurus World Stunt Awards Voter)

  • President - Action P.A.C Stunts, L.L.C.
  • Producer/Senior Mentor - The Movie Institute

For more complete list of credits and equipment, click here.

John Cann and Chuck Norris

About Us

Action P.A.C. Stunts, L.L.C. offers high-quality stunt coordination, stunt performance and rigging as well as stunt equipment rental, sales, design, and fabrication for TV, film and live productions. We also offer high-level professional stunt performer training, motivational speaking and summer kids camps.

Action P.A.C. Stunts, L.L.C. was founded in 1987 by John Cann, a professional stunt coordinator, stunt performer and actor with more than 30 years of experience and a flawless safety record. John moved to Los Angeles after graduating high school to pursue a career as a stunt man in the TV and film industry. While there, under the guidance of such luminary stunt performers as Greg Elam, Conrad Palmisano, Gary Davis, Tony Epper, Gene LeBele, and many others, he learned about the stunt business and was able to take his career to the next level. John spent 14 years in Hollywood and eventually found success appearing in feature films including Lost Angels, Predator 2, Batman Forever, Tango & Cash, Marked for Death, Child's Play III, Puppetmaster II; Toulon's Revenge, Blood in Blood Out and many others.

After his time in Hollywood, John moved to Dallas to work on Walker: Texas Ranger, where he performed stunts in more than 50 of the TV show's episodes. While in Texas, he has worked on films like Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hoodlum, Miss Congeniality, Exit Speed, Parkland, Machete, 11-22-63, LBJ and more. He has had the opportunity to cultivate his stunt coordinating career on films such as A Haunting at the Beacon, The Last Ride, 9th Floor: Quest for the Ancient Relic, Universal Squadrons, and the new civil rights movie, Jericho.

John's Live show stunt coordinating credits include Baskin Robbins Yogurt Stunts Gone Crazy I, II and III, and The Actionfest Film Festival Live Stunt Show Extravaganza I, II and III and the Frito Lay Chester Cheetah convention promo.

John Cann's career has spanned over 30 years and he has over 200 film, television, and live show credits. He is an avid educator, and participates in summer camps for kids throughout the Texas education system."

Mark De Alessandro

Mark De Alessandro

Associate Stunt Coordinator

Mark has been in over 140 feature films including:
The Dark Night Rises, Mission Impossible 3, The Amazing
Spiderman, Pirates of the Caribbean I, II & Ill.
He has been a stunt double for many lead actors including; Sylvester
Stallone. Mark has been featured in 30 Stallone films. He is a well-established stuntman,  stunt coordinator and character actor for over 30 years.

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