Steve Truglia

Steve Truglia
Born 1962 (1962)
London, England
Died 17 November 2016(2016-11-17) (aged 53–54)
Wulong, China
Occupation Stunt coordinator, stunt performer, television presenter, magician

Steve Truglia (1962 – 17 November 2016) was a stunt coordinator, stunt performer and action unit director in the UK. Truglia was killed when he fell while attempting to abseil from a helicopter.

Forces career

Truglia had a long background in UK Special Forces, as a reservist, from 1980–2000. In 1988 he joined 289 Commando (RA) (V), and in 1994 joined the Royal Marines Reserves SBS and qualified as a Swimmer/Canoeist (SC3), He was a qualified army physical training instructor (A grade). He was an armed and unarmed combat instructor and an evasive driving instructor, and worked in close protection in the private sector at the highest level (formerly Saladin and KMS).[1]

Other interests

His show called 'The Card Shark Show' opened in November 2012 and was running every Friday night.


Truglia died on 17 November 2016 while attempting an abseil race from a helicopter above Wolong National Nature Reserve in China. He fell 300 feet (91 m) and was killed.[2]


  1. Biography on his website
  2. Taylor, Carri-Ann; Pisa, Nick (of The Sun) (20 November 2016). "Daredevil James Bond stuntman falls to his death". NewsComAu. News Limited. Retrieved 20 November 2016.

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