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The Finding Aid of the Chuck Waters Papers 0122
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Description
Chuck Waters is an American stuntman and actor who has worked on more than 130 films, including The Deer Hunter, Apocalypse Now, The Exorcist, the Indiana Jones trilogy, and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. The collection includes scripts, notes, photographs, stunt reels, articles, and ephemera relating to Waters' career in the stunt industry.
Background
Chuck Waters is an American stuntman and actor who has worked on more than 130 films. Waters was born on September 14, 1934, in Libertyville, Illinois and grew up in Waukegan, Illinois. Even as a child, he was known for his adventurous nature: as early as five years old, he could be found climbing on the roof of his house and jumping to a nearby tree to get down. In high school, Waters could often be found scaling fire escapes or hopping trains. At 17, Waters and a friend hitchhiked to California and back, then Waters hitchhiked to New Jersey and back on his own, just for the adventure of it.
Extent
2.92 linear feet (7 boxes)
Restrictions
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Availability
Advance notice required for access. Pepperdine has digital surrogates of Series 3. Photographs, and the last file in Series 2. Career, "Thank You Letters from Actors and Producers." The file name for each of these items is located following the item's title in parentheses. The originals have been retained by Chuck Waters. The rest of the materials are housed in Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives. The digital surrogates can be accessed through Pepperdine's Digital Collection: http://pepperdine.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15730coll12.