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John C. Rottger is a stuntman and stunt actor who performed stunts in Star Trek: First Contact.
Rottger served a long time in the US Navy and earned the rank of a lieutenant. With this background he has supported several films as a technical and military adviser. He is specialized in underwater work, fights, car stunts, and is a weapon expert.
Rottger has performed stunts in films such as Under Siege (1992, with Colm Meaney, Glenn Morshower, Bernie Casey, Raymond Cruz, Peewee Piemonte, and stunts by Richard L. Blackwell, Kane Hodder, and Brian J. Williams), Executive Decision (1996), The Fan (1996), Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997, with Francis Guinan, Enrique Murciano, Tommy J. Huff, Don Pulford, and stunts by Janet Brady, Mark Chadwick, Phil Chong, Max Daniels, Mark De Alessandro, Kenny Endoso, Tabby Hanson, Marjean Holden, Steve Holladay, Henry Kingi, Jr., Henry Kingi, Sr., John Meier, Ian Quinn, Jeff Mosley, Michelle Sebek, Mike Smith, Scott Workman, and Dick Ziker), Sphere (1998), Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), Wild Wild West (1999, with Musetta Vander), Double Take (2001), Impostor (2002, with Golden Brooks, Brian Brophy, Scott Burkholder, Maury Sterling, Tracey Walter, Rosalind Chao, Clarence Williams III, and stunts by Elle Alexander, Chino Binamo, Eddie Braun, Phil Culotta, Jarrid Eddo, Kim Koscki, Irving E. Lewis, Hugh Aodh O'Brien, Jimmy Ortega, and Lou Simon), Slackers (2002), and The Guardian (2006, with Clancy Brown and Alex Daniels).
He has also performed stunts in television series such as Crossing Jordan, Baywatch, The X-Files, and Fear Factor.
As an adviser he has served on films such as Under Siege (1992), Eraser (1996), Three Kings (1999), and The Bourne Identity (2002).