Tip Tipping

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Tip Tipping
Born Tip Tipping
(1958-02-13)13 February 1958
England, UK
Died 5 February 1993(1993-02-05) (aged 34)
Brunton, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Cause of death Parachuting accident
Occupation Stunt performer, actor
Years active 1981–1993
Known for Aliens

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.

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  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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