Who is Ricou Browning?
Ricou Browning is an American film director, actor, producer, screenwriter, underwater cinematographer and stuntman. He is best known for his underwater stunt work, playing the Gill-man in Creature from the Black Lagoon, Revenge of the Creature and The Creature Walks Among Us. Other actors portrayed the creature on land. He is also the only actor to have portrayed the creature more than once. He is the only surviving Gill-man actor, and the last surviving original Universal Monster.
Browning directed the underwater scenes in James Bond's Thunderball, underwater scenes in Caddyshack and coordinated marine stunts in an episode of "Boardwalk Empire". Iin 2006, Film Florida awarded him its first Florida Legends Award. A Florida native, Browning was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 2012.
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- Feb 16, 1930
- Also known as
- Riccou Browning
- United States of America
- Florida State University
on July 23, 2013
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