Tip Tipping

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Tip Tipping
Tip Tipping

(1958-02-13)13 February 1958
Died5 February 1993(1993-02-05) (aged 34)
Brunton, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Cause of deathParachuting accident
OccupationStunt performer, actor
Years active1981–1993
Known forAliens

Tip Tipping (13 February 1958 – 5 February 1993) was an English film and television stuntman and actor.

Prior to his career as a stuntman, Tipping served in the Royal Marines and 21st SAS Regiment. He appeared in television series such as Doctor Who, The New Statesman, Bottom, The Bill and Poirot, and films including Never Say Never Again (1983), Batman (1989), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and Aliens (1986, in a credited role as Private Crowe).[1]

Tipping died on 5 February 1993, aged 34, in a parachuting accident at Brunton, near Alnwick, Northumberland, while filming for the BBC documentary series 999.[2] He is interred in the churchyard at the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Wadhurst, East Sussex.


Year Title Role Notes
1985 Lifeforce Man Attacked by Zombies Uncredited
1985 Death Wish 3 Creep Uncredited
1986 Aliens Private Crowe
1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Tank Crewman / First grenade throwing Nazi Uncredited
1989 Batman Smylex Poisoned Punk Uncredited
1991 Twenty-One Pub Boy
1992 Blue Ice Hit Man #2 Uncredited
1985 Return to Oz Stunts


  1. ^ Webb, Chris (15 February 1993). "Obituary: Tip Tipping". The Independent. Retrieved 1 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Stuntman Killed in Parachute Jump". The Independent. 6 February 1993. Retrieved 1 October 2010.

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