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In a career spanning nearly fifty years, stuntman, actor, producer and director Peter Diamond has worked on many of the films and series, and with many of the performers that have defined modern cinema and television.

His early projects included working with the legendary Errol Flynn in The Dark Avenger and on the series Errol Flynn TV Theatre. More recently, as well as constant work on series like Heartbeat, Peter was brought in to train Sir Anthony Hopkins for his role in The Mask of Zorro.
Star Wars - Tusken Raider.

As well as arranging the action for the first three 'Star Wars' films, Peter played the Tusken Raider who attacks Luke Skywalker.

He also featured as Garouf Lafoe and Cprl. Prescott.

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Peter taught Harrison Ford how to throw a screen punch for Raiders of the Lost Ark, used a torn pair of trousers to convince Mark Hammil and Carrie Fisher to swing across the Death Star chasm in Star Wars, fought on behalf of Robert Duvall on top of a speeding train in The Seven Per Cent Solution, and got his head lopped off by Christopher Lambert in a car park in Highlander.
Highlande - Fasil.

Peter choreographed the swordplay and battle scenes for the first 'Highlander' movie. He also played the role of Fasil, who has his head cut off in the underground car park!

Mr Diamond has directed episodes of the TV series' Zorro and Highlander, worked with new Bond villain Robert Carlyle in Looking After Jo-Jo, and has been involved in many episodes of Z-Cars, Dr. Who, Danger Man, The Prisoner, The Avengers, The Saint, and The Return of the Saint, Sherlock Holmes, and many, many more.
The Princess Bride - Cliff top fight.

Peter choreographed the cliff-top swordfight in'Princess Bride' - considered one of the finest film fights of recent years...

Three Carry On films, more appearances in the original Star Wars films than the main cast, a Muppet movie, a Tarzan film, Dracula films with the great Christopher Lee, and a turn on a windmill for a Solvite advert.
The list of Peter's achievements is endless. So, if you've ever wanted to learn how to use a lightsabre, then try learning from the original Jedi Master; the one who instructed Luke Skywalker.
And Darth Vader. And Obi Wan.

Thanks go to Mark Dermul for the bulk of the text..