Colin Skeaping (b. June 18, 1944) is a stuntman who doubled Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in the first three Star Wars films. Skeaping served as stunt coordinator on The Great Muppet Caper and doubled in various scenes (including serving as Beauregard's stunt double in the sequence where he crashes into the Happiness Hotel).[1]

Skeaping performed stunts in several other notable franchises, including James Bond (Live and Let Die, The Spy Who Loved Me, and Octopussy), Superman (the first three films with Christopher Reeve), and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Other credits included An American Werewolf in London, Spies Like Us, 28 Days Later, Without a Clue, and the TV series Poirot, Red Dwarf, and The Bill. He also appeared in Return to Oz (with Brian Henson, as a wheeler).

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  1. Call sheet for GMC exteriors shoot, October 1980. Jim Henson's Red Book, posted November 20, 2012
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