JOHN A. STONEHAM JR. worked as a stunt coordinator for the 30 years, in addition to a notable career as a stunt performer, dating back to his 1st professional job in 1977.
As a stunt performer, some of his countless credits include X-Men: The Last Stand,The Crow, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Bedtime Stories,, Fantastic Four 2 and Salt to name a few..
John originally wanted to be a firefighter as a boy, until seeing his first film on the big screen made him want to grow up to be part of making movies..… John has always been a well-rounded sports athlete, participating in everything from Wing Chung Martial Arts to hockey. John was offered Hockey scholarships but he eventually went with Golf. On a golfing Scholarship to Alabama and during college, he continued to work in film, where his passion grew from performing into a deep desire to create and design the action parts of the story. Recognizing the importance of all aspects of filmmaking, John applied himself to learn camera, editing, and directing. He quickly found himself working closely with established directors on feature films where he has learned from them immensely, this allowed him to focus his talents behind the camera.
With the craziness of Covid....... John decided to retire in 2020 AND IS ENJOYING FRESH NEW ADVENTURES.