From a young age, Jean Charles Rousseau dreamed of the movies – American action films like The Terminator, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis and the James Bond series of films.
It was the action – the fight sequences that inspired Jean to become an actor. As a boy, Jean planned and choreographed scenes with his friends. When the fighting and daredevil sequences were plotted, Jean filmed them, making his own movies.
Fifteen years later, Jean realized his boyhood dreams, when he was cast as a stuntman in the James Bond film, Spectre, directed by Sam Mendes.
“I was so happy to have Daniel Craig knock me down and slam a door in my face.”
Jean’s fighting performance is the result of nearly two decades of studies, training and experience. Jean has trained in judo and boxing, BMX racing, wake-boarding, skydiving, motocross and rollerskating, parkour, and martial arts: wing chin, American Kenpo, and fencing.
Jean’s appreciation for action filmmaking, drove him to pursue a successful career as an actor. Despite the absence of dialogue, Jean is an actor on the big screen – part of an ensemble cast and crew.
Jean stars in Hollywood blockbusters: 007 Spectre, Jason Bourne, and Fast and Furious 6. He was featured as a stunt double for Paul Walker in Fast & The Furious 6 and for Scott Eastwood in Overdrive. He is currently wrapping production in Mission Impossible 6, directed by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Tom Cruise.
Jean is proud of his work in the film industry. He believes, “Never forget that a stuntman is someone who take hits more than give.”
Jean Charles Rousseau is a fighter, an actor and an artist. His performance of incredible action sequences and seamless acting are indispensable parts of Hollywood’s biggest films like 007 Spectre, Jason Bourne, and Fast and Furious 6.