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Mark Aaron Wagner (born 3 November 1975; age 40) is a stuntman and stunt actor who performed stunts in Star Trek: Insurrection and in several episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise. He received no credits for his television appearances.
Wagner was born in Fullerton, California, is an acrobat and athlete and was a member of the "Cirque du Soleil" for several years. Wagner has doubled for stars such as Orlando Bloom, Tobey Maguire, Dean Cain, Jon Bon Jovi, Tom Cruise, Eric Roberts, David Arquette, Gil Bellows, Nicholas Brendon, Colin Farrell, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, and Jay Mohr. In 2003 he was nominated for a Taurus World Stunt Award for best fight in Spider-man. He won two Taurus Awards for best fight for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl in 2004, shared with Tony Angelotti and for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End in 2007, shared with Tony Angelotti, Lisa Hoyle, Tom Morga, and Thomas DuPont.
He has also performed stunts and acrobatics in several television commercials (Honda, Diet Pepsi, Nintendo) and music videos such as for The Corrs and N*SYNC (as Eminem stunt actor).
Wagner's resume includes films such as Small Soldiers (1998, with Kirsten Dunst, Robert Picardo, Dick Miller, Wendy Schaal, Michael McKean, Frank Langella, Gregory Itzin, and stunts by Pat Romano, Michael Owen, and Robert Herron), American History X (1998, with Avery Brooks and Jennifer Lien), Galaxy Quest (1999), Bedazzled (2000), Spider-man (2002, with Kirsten Dunst), Minority Report (2002, with Neal McDonough), The Village (2004), Cursed (2005), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Mission: Impossible III (2006, with Ellen Bry, Tracy Middendorf, Bruce French, Douglas Price, stunts by Dana Dru Evenson, Gregory J. Barnett, Steve Blalock, Joey Box, Mark Riccardi, Ator Tamras, Scott Workman, Spice Williams-Crosby, written by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, and written and directed by J.J. Abrams), and I Am Legend (2007, with Salli Elise Richardson and stunts by Mark Chadwick and Joey Box).
He has also performed stunts in television series such as Ally McBeal, Veronica's Closet (starring Kirstie Alley and Wallace Langham), V.I.P., Angel, Pretender, Snoops, Boston Public (starring Jeri Ryan), 24, Crossing Jordan (2004, with Miguel Ferrer and Jonathan del Arco), Alias, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1998-2003), and Heroes (2007, with George Takei).