(PRBuzz) August 18, 2010 -- Fleur De Lis Film Studios proudly congratulates Dorenda Moore as the first female Stunt Coordinator to receive the prestigious Emmy Award. The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were held on June 27, 2010, hosted by Regis Philbin. For the first time the Academy recognized excellence in Daytime Stunt work with the addition of a Daytime Stunt Coordination Emmy(R) in this year's competition. In August, the Academy of Arts and Sciences hosted the series of gala events, re-uniting seasoned industry professionals.
President of Fleur De Lis Film Studios BJ Davis said, "We sincerely congratulate all winners of this year's Emmy Awards. As advocates of women's issues, we're especially thrilled that Dorenda Moore received an Emmy Award, as she is the first female Stunt Coordinator to ever win this prestigious recognition for outstanding stunt coordination."
Dorenda Moore received an Emmy Award for her work on "Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight."
37th Daytime Emmy Awards
Dorenda Moore is a board member of the Stuntwomen's Association of Motion Pictures and also a two-time nominee for the Taurus World Stunt Awards. She performed stunts in numerous outstanding feature films and TV shows, such as "Star Trek Enterprise", "Heroes", "Charmed", "My Name Is Earl", "House Bunny", "The Hot Chick", "Men in Black 2", "Planet of the Apes" and hundreds of other film and television projects. She doubled Alyssa Milano(eight seasons on Charmed), Tori Spelling, Marina Sirtis, Jennifer Grey, Gina Philips, Rose McGowan, Lara Flynn Boyle, Dolly Partonand Winona Ryder, to name a few. Moore has been involved with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the past three years, serving on the Stunts Peer Group Executive Committee.
Stunt Coordinators have lobbied for decades to be recognized by their peers for their film accomplishments. Stunt Coordinator, member of the Stuntman Hall of Fame Spice Williams-Crosby succeeded in her plight to have Stunt Coordinators acknowledged in the TV division of the Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The gala event organized by the Academy this year re-united Dorenda Moore, Spice Williams-Crosby and BJ Davis, all of whom performed in numerous episodes of Star Trek, as well as hundreds of other famed entertainment industry shows.
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Stuntman Hall of Fame member BJ Davis, who holds two world records, was joined at the Emmy's event by his wife, Julia Davis. Julia stunt doubled Academy Award winners Angelina Jolie and Helen Hunt. BJ Davis stunt doubled five Academy Award winners (Jack Nicholson, Tom Hanks, Tommy Lee Jones, Michael Caine and Art Carney).
Stuntman Hall of fame member Spice Williams-Crosby performed and coordinated sensational stunts in numerous motion pictures and television productions. She has worked on "Star Trek V", "From Dusk Till Dawn", "For The Love Of The Game" and "Million Dollar Baby". Williams-Crosby guest-starred on numerous TV shows, including "Roseanne", "The Bold And The Beautiful", "Diagnosis Murder", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Srcubs".
Spice Williams-Crosby was joined at the event by her husband, screenwriter Gregory Crosby, a grandson of the late, great Hollywood and music icon Bing Crosby.
BJ Davis, Julia Davis, Spice Williams-Crosby, Gregory Crosby and Mimi Aiello are currently producing the TV show, "I Fight For My Life". The show strives to empower women, turning victims into victors.
I Fight For My Life
BJ Davis was instrumental in ensuring the contractual representation of Stunt Coordinators by the Screen Actors Guild over a decade ago. Davis said, "It's time for female and male stunt performers to receive the proper recognition for their contribution to making film and television productions creatively and commercially successful. We are happy to see the Academy of Arts and Sciences leading the way in that regard."
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Emmy Awards Gala Celebrates Award Winners, Re-Unites Star Trek Performers