Sharlene Royer

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Sharlene Royer
Born
NationalityCanadian
OccupationActress, Stunt performer
Years active1995-present

Sharlene Royer is a Canadian actress and stunt performer.

Early life[edit]

Royer was born in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada.[1]

Career[edit]

Royer began her career as a child actor, at age 9 an agent came to her dance class looking for children interested in performing in a commercial.[2] Her stunt career began in 1999 when the stunt coordinator on The Adventures of Pluto Nash needed a stunt double for Rosario Dawson,[3] he recruited Royer offering to train her in stunt work.[2] She has been a stunt performer on films such as Warcraft: The Beginning,[2] X-Men: Days of Future Past,[2] Star Trek Beyond[2] and the television series Legends of Tomorrow.[1] Royer has also done motion capture work for video games, most notably on the Assassin’s Creed[2] series and the Far Cry series.[2]

In 2015 Royer, and her follow stunt performers, were nominated for the SAG Award Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture, for their work on X-Men: Days of Future Past.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sharlène Royer, cascadeuse". Magazine PORTRAIT (in French). Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Kicking Ass for a Living: Interview with Sharlene Royer". Girls on Games. 13 September 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  3. ^ "The favorites of ... Sharlène Royer". journaldemontreal.com. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  4. ^ "The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards | Screen Actors Guild Awards". www.sagawards.org. Retrieved 23 December 2016.

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