Tanoai Reed

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Tanoai Reed (born February 10, 1974) is a Hollywood stunt man.

Reed was born in Honolulu, Hawaii of Samoan and Norwegian, Swedish and Irish descent. He is the cousin[1][2] and stand-in double of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

He is featured in the video "Pump It" by The Black Eyed Peas, playing one of the villains Fergie fights. Reed appears in the 2008 relaunch of American Gladiators as the gladiator Toa. In the first 2008 episode of Gladiators, Toa delivered an abbreviated version of Ka Mate, a New Zealand Maori haka before beginning his defense of the top of the pyramid.

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  1. ^ Liane Bonin (2003-09-24). "Rock Candy". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2008-01-09. "...The Rock's double, his cousin Tanoai Reed, shattered an ankle." 
  2. ^ Tenley Woodman (2008-01-03). "Red, white and bruised". Boston Herald. Retrieved 2008-01-09. "Among the new gladiators are Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's cousin Tanoai Reed as Toa, an island warrior who intimidates opponents by performing a tribal war dance..." 

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