Tara Macken

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Tara Macken
Born Kuwait[1]
Occupation Stunt woman, actress
Years active 2008−present

Tara Macken is a stunt woman and actress. She has done stunt work on more than 20 films and television series, including Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D as a stunt double for Alexa Vega, Nikita for Maggie Q, and G.I. Joe: Retaliation for Elodie Yung.[1] Macken has also been featured as an actress in the series Sons of Anarchy and Hawaii Five-O, among others. Additionally, she provided motion capture work for the 2012 video game Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City.[2] Macken appeared in the 2012 film The Hunger Games as the District 4 tribute,[1][3][4] and her stunt work was featured in Battleship and in Star Trek Into Darkness.[1] She is of Irish and Filipino descent.[1] She graduated from International School Manila in 2004.

Filmography[edit]

Year Program Notes
2008 When Zombies Attack! Stunt performer
2008 Step Brothers High school gymnast
2008 Battle Planet Stunt performer
2009 The Octo Circus Nurse #1 (short)
2009 Make It or Break It Gymnast (1 episode)
2009 Got Your Number Walking Girl (short)
2009 Victorious Dancer/Roller Skater #1 (2 episodes)
2010 Community Stunt performer (2 episodes)
2010 The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers Ox (1 episode)
2010 Nikita Stunt double for Maggie Q (1 episode)
2010 Hawaii Five-0 Sabrina James (1 episode)
2010 Sons of Anarchy Stunt performer (3 episodes), Luisa (7 episodes)
2010 Glee Stunt performer (1 episode)
2010 NCIS: Los Angeles Stunt performer (1 episode)
2010 Hawaii Five-0 Stunt performer (1 episode)
2010 Wizards of Waverly Place Stunt double for Samantha Boscarino (1 episode)
2011 College Humor Originals Annie
2011 In Time Stunt performer
2011 The Lincoln Lawyer Stunt performer
2011 Dragon Age: Redemption Lune
2011 The Middle Stunt performer (2 episodes)
2011 The Nine Lives of Chloe King Stunt performer (6 episodes)
2011 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D Stunt double for Alexa Vega
2012 The Girl from the Naked Eye Club Patron (uncredited), Stunt performer
2012 The Hunger Games District 4 Tribute Girl, stunt performer
2012 The World Is Watching: Making the Hunger Games Herself
2012 Kickin' It Tracy (uncredited)
2012 Donner Pass Stunt performer
2012 Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Stunt performer (motion capture)
2012 Battleship Stunt performer
2012 G.I. Joe: Retaliation Stunt double for Elodie Yung
2013 Iron Man 3 Extremis Soldier, stunt double for Stephanie Szostak
2013 Beverly Hills Cop stunt double for Sheila Vand
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness Stunt performer
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Stunt double for Meta Golding
2013–present The Mentalist Stunt performer (13 episodes)
2013 After Earth Stunt performer
2013 Bloodline Stunt performer
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction Stunt performer
2014 Life After Beth Stunt double for Aubrey Plaza
2014 The Hunted Stunt performer
2015 Fast & Furious 7 Stunt performer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Tara Macken". IMDb.com. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  2. ^ James, Jonathan (March 7, 2012). "Interview: Actress Tara Macken talks Resident Evil, Hunger Games, and Stunt Work". DailyDead. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ Semigran, Aly (April 28, 2011). "'The Hunger Games': District 4 tributes cast". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ Nemiroff, Perri (February 15, 2012). "Hunger Games District 4 Tribute Tara Macken On Gary Ross, Stunting And More". Cinema Blend. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 

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