David R Ellis, a former stuntman-turned Hollywood director, has passed away. Mr Ellis is best known for helming the big-budget features Snakes On A Place, Final Destination 2, as well as The Final Destination, Shark Night, Cellular and Homeward Bound 2.
Mr Ellis began his career as a stuntman with Baby Blue Marine, after a period of appearing in supporting roles in films. Following a career in stuntwork, he worked on projects such as The Matrix Revolutions and Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone.
David R Ellis passed away in South Africa, on January 7th, from undisclosed causes.