David Forman

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For the American general, see David Forman (general).

David Forman is an English internet entrepreneur who has played several suit roles in Jim Henson's Creature Shop, notably as the character of Leonardo in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film (1990).[1] He also served as a stunt performer for The Bear (1988), The NeverEnding Story III (1994), The Flintstones (1994) and Muppet Treasure Island (1996).


Forman represented England on the tumbling squad of the 1980 World Games. Soon after, he was introduced to Rick Baker, who hired him to play an ape in Greystoke (1984). He had also appeared, sans suit, in such films as Nuns on the Run (1990) (with Robbie Coltrane) and Empire State (1987) (with Martin Landau). Forman has also appeared on television, notably in The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes episode The Creeping Man.

Stunt credits include work on Spies Like Us (1985), Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) and The World Is Not Enough (1999). More recently, he served as fight arranger on Batman Begins (2005) and stunt coordinator for the new Doctor Who series.[2]

Partial filmography[edit]

As actor
As stuntman

Awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ "'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles': THR's 1990 Review". Hollywood Reporter. 2015-03-30. Retrieved 2016-07-25. 
  2. ^ "Dr Who episode guide". Drwho-online.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-07-25. 

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