Tom Europe

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Tommy Europe
No. 13
Date of birth (1970-07-27) July 27, 1970 (age 46)
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) DB
University Bishop's
CFL draft 1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 7
Drafted by BC Lions
Career history
As player
19931996 BC Lions
19971998 Montreal Alouettes
19992003 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
CFL West All-Star 2002
Career stats
Tackles 483
Fumble returns 12
Games played 175

Tommy Europe (born July 27, 1970) is a Canadian actor, stunt man, professional trainer and former professional Canadian football defensive back who played eleven seasons in the Canadian Football League. He played college football at Bishop's University.[1]

Professional career[edit]

BC Lions (1993-1996)[edit]

Europe was selected in the second round (7th overall) of the 1993 CFL draft by the BC Lions.[2][3]

As a rookie in 1993, Europe appeared in all 18 games for the Lions.[4] In 1994, he appeared in all 18 games.[5] The Lions won the 82nd Grey Cup in 1994. In 1995, he again appeared in all 18 games for the Lions.[6] In 1996, his final season with the BC Lions, Europe again appeared in all 18 regular season games.[7]

Montreal Alouettes (1997-1998)[edit]

In 1997, Europe joined the Montreal Alouettes. During his first season with the Alouettes he appeared in only nine games.[8] In 1998 he appeared in 15 games.[9]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1999-2003)[edit]

After spending two seasons with the Montreal Alouettes, neither of which were full 18 game seasons, Europe joined the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. During his first season with the Blue Bombers, he appeared in 18 games.[10] For the 2000 season, he appeared in 17 games.[11] In 2001, he appeared again in a full 18 game season.[12] The 2002 season would be Europe's final full season playing professional football, appearing in all 18 games.[13] The 2003 season would be his final season playing football. He appeared in only eight games.[14]

After the 2003 season, at the age of 33, Europe retired due to nagging injuries.[1] In his five seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, he recorded 483 defensive tackles, 212 interceptions and 12 fumble returns.[1]

Post-football career[edit]

Europe is the owner of TommyEurope.tv, an online fitness community that has videos, social networking, E-Books, meal plans and fitness programs. In 2009 he released his Target Training Series of E-Books. He was voted BEST personal trainer in The Georgia Straight,[citation needed] Best of Vancouver readers poll for 2006, 2007, and 2009.[citation needed] His book The 10-Pound Shred: From Flab to Fit in 4 Weeks was published by Harper Collins Canada in 2011.[15] He currently stars on the Slice reality show The Last 10 Pounds Bootcamp and Bulging Brides, working as a personal trainer and fitness coach[16] who helps participants lose weight for an upcoming special event.

He is also an actor and stuntman.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Scary Movie 4 Stunt performer
2006 Little Man Stunt double: Shawn Wayans
2006 Stargate Atlantis Stunt performer (uncredited) Episode "Sateda"
2006 Stargate SG-1 Stunt performer (uncredited) Episode "200"
2006 Battlestar Galactica Stunt double (uncredited) Episode "Hero"
2006 The Hard Corps Minion #2/Stunt performer (uncredited)
2006-2015 Supernatural Stunt performer/stunt double Episodes "Out of the Darkness, Into the Fire", "Death's Door", "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid", "The Magnificent Seven", "Bloodlust"
2006-2007 The 4400 Stunt performer Episodes "The Homefront" and "Try the Pie"
2007 White Noise: The Light Stunt performer
2007 Shooter Stunt performer
2007 Blood Ties Jean-Marc/Stunt performer Episode "Bad Juju"
2007 Painkiller Jane Munitions guard Episode "Toy Soldiers"
2007 Psych Kelly Episode "Zero to Murder in Sixty Seconds"
2007 Smallville Stunt Performer Episode "Progeny"
2007 Postal Stunt performer
2007-2012 The Last 10 Pounds Bootcamp Host
2008 Vice Stunts
2008 Stargate Continuum Stunts Direct-to-DVD film
2009 Battlestar Galactica: The Plan Rally TV movie
2009-2010 Bulging Brides Host
2010 The 12th Annual Leo Awards Himself Nominee: Best Host in an Information or Lifestyle Series
2010 Human Target Stunt performer Episode "Corner Man"
2010-2011 V Stunt double/Stunts Episodes "Red Rain", "Heretic's Fork" and "John May"
2011 True Justice Stunt performer/Fighter #2 ("Brotherhood Part 2") Episodes "Brotherhood Part 2" and "Yakuza"
2011 Chaos Police Man Episode "Pilot"
2011 Urban Rush Himself Episode dated March 3, 2011
2011 The Marilyn Denis Show Himself Episode 147
2012 Hell on Wheels Stunt performer Episode "Scabs"
2012 Alcatraz Stunt double Episode "Clarence Montgomery"
2012 Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Marine Parts 1-5
2013 Vendetta Stunts
2013-2014 Arrow Prison Guard/Security Guard/Stunts Episodes "Darkness on the Edge of Town", "The Man Under the Hood",
"Suicide Squad", "The Promise" and "Tremors"
2014 The Flash Stunt performer Episodes "Fastest Man Alive" and "Crazy for You"
2015 Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Motion capture Performer Video game
2015 Proof Frank McNeil Episode "Redemption"
2016 Lucifer Stunt double/stunt performer Episodes "Take Me Back to Hell", "Pops", "Manly Whatnots", "The Would-Be Prince of Darkness"
2016 iZombie Stunt double Episode "Fifty Shades of Grey Matter"
2016 Deadpool Stunt performer
2016 Legends of Tomorrow Bouncer #1 Episode "Blood Ties"
2016 Love on the Sideline Isaiah Howards TV movie

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Blue Bombers' Europe retires". CBC.ca. May 18, 2004. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  2. ^ "The BC Lions 1993 Season on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1993 Draft Results - CFL.ca". CFL.ca. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  4. ^ "The BC Lions 1993 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  5. ^ "The BC Lions 1994 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  6. ^ "The BC Lions 1995 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  7. ^ "The BC Lions 1996 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  8. ^ "The Montreal Alouettes 1997 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  9. ^ "The Montreal Alouettes 1998 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  10. ^ "The Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1999 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  11. ^ "The Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2000 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  12. ^ "The Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2001 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  13. ^ "The Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2002 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  14. ^ "The Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2003 Player Roster and Game Participation on CFLdb Statistics". CFLdb Statistics. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  15. ^ Europe, Tommy (2011-12-27). "The 10-Pound Shred". Harpercollins.ca. Retrieved 2016-09-05. 
  16. ^ Tom Europe: Body3 Personal Trainer and Fitness Coach

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