Movies Made in Moab:
STAR TREK-2009: This is an American science fiction action film directed by J.J. Abrams. It is the eleventh film of the Star Trek film. It follows James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) and Spock (Zachary Quinto) aboard the USS Enterprise as they combat Nero (Eric Bana), a Romulan from their future who threatens the United Federation of Planets. The story takes place in an alternate reality due to time travel by both Nero and the original Spock (Leonard Nemoy). The alternate timeline was created in an effort to free the film and the franchise from established continuity constraints while simultaneously preserving original story elements. Plot: In 2233, the Federation starship USS Kelvin is investigating a “lightning storm” in space. A Romulan ship, the Narada, emerges from the storm and attacks the Kelvin. Narada’s first officer, Ayel, demands that the Kelvin’s Captain Robau come aboard to negotiate a truce. Once aboard, Robau is questioned about the current stardate and an “Ambassador Spock”, whom he professes not to know. Narada’s commander, Nero, kills him, and continues his attack on the Kelvin
Star Trek Part Two: George Kirk, the Kelvin’s first officer, orders the ship’s personnel, including his pregnant wife Winona, to evacuate the ship while he pilots the Kelvin on a collision course with the Narada, as the auto-pilot function has been damaged. At the cost of his life, Kirk ensures Winona’s survival as she gives birth to James T. Kirk.
He was born in Los Angeles. His parents are actors, Robert Pine and Gwynne Gilford, and his maternal grandparents were Max M. Gilford, a President of the Hollywood Bar Association, and actress Anne Gwynne. His sister, Katherine Pine, has also acted. Chris’s ancestry is Russian Jewish (from his maternal grandfather), English, German, Welsh, and French. Pine attended Oak School in the San Fernando Valley and went on to study English at the University of California, Berkeley where he received a bachelor’s degree. During this time, he spent one year studying at the University of Leeds in England. Pine also studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. After embarking on an acting career, Pine won guest roles in many television series, and made his feature film debut opposite Anne Hathaway in The Princess Diaries 2. He became an international star when he was cast as James T. Kirk.
He wrote the Introduction in my first book, “Falling For Stars”, in 1964.
“Since the dawn of time there have always been men among men who have sought to persevere in areas of excitement and danger where the minute exactness of coordination between mind and body can mean the difference between having been sung about by the bards, the origin of legends and the cornerstone for historians, I’m not speaking of the death seeker or the suicide bent self destruction mal-adjusted individual. On the contrary this type of man and oft-times women feel that to receive any kind of personal injury is an insult to their ability to perceive objectively with perfection to take all into consideration and arrive unscathed. Among a few other groups in this 20th Century, the Motion Picture Stuntman is a prime example. Their ability to face possible injury or death is all in a day’s work. These ‘Unsung Heroes’ behind the Stars are the backbone of the physical excitement of our entertainment industry today. It is an honor to pay tribute to this small group of men and women who have given the world so much and without whom the Motion Picture and Television Industry would be able to present only a shadow of reality.” - Jock Mahoney
I also wrote a book on him ... “JOCK MAHONEY -Kangaroo Legs!”
|If interested in learning more about the Hall of Fame, please contact John Hagner (Founder) at 435 260-2160.
Hall of Fame website: www.stuntmen.org
John Hagner (Founder) is also the Artist of the Stars.
His Celebrity Portrait Drawings are available at telephone 435-259-7000,
50 W. 400 N, Moab, Utah 84532.
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