|Born||Brayton Walter Yerkes
February 11, 1932
Bob Yerkes (born Brayton Walter Yerkes on February 11, 1932) is an American stuntman. Beginning a life of acrobatics in the circus at the age of 15, Yerkes went on to work as a stuntman in such films as Back to the Future, Return of the Jedi, and Hook. Yerkes currently hosts stunt training days, on an invitation-only basis at his home in Los Angeles.
|1954||The Silver Chalice||Stunts, Actor|
|1959||The Big Circus||Actor [Uncredited], Technical Advisor|
|1974||The Towering Inferno||Stunts|
|1983||Return of the Jedi||Stunts|
|1986||Ferris Bueller's Day Off||Stunts|
|1988||Who Framed Roger Rabbit?||Stunts|
|1989||Honey, I Shrunk the Kids||Stunts|
|1990||Back to the Future Part III||Stunts|
|1993||Robin Hood: Men in Tights||Stunts|
|1995||Batman Forever||Technical Advisor|
|2002||Adaptation||Actor [Charles Darwin]|
|2009||Angels & Demons||Actor [Cardinal Guidera]|
|2009||The Butterfly Circus||Actor [Poppy]|
|2009||Up in the Air||Executive Producer|
- "He falls for scripture". Los Angeles Times. February 19, 1977.
- "But the elephant missed it". Los Angeles Times. August 10, 1977.
- "Stuntman Bob Yerkes talks about his dangerous profession". Chicago Tribune. January 6, 1985.