John ‘Bud’ Cardos dies at 91: Animal handler, stuntman and director has handed away at his Californian ranch
John ‘Bud’ Cardos died in his sleep on the age of 91 on Thursday.
The leisure trade veteran stuffed many roles throughout his profession, and labored as an animal wrangler, a stuntman and a director.
In memoriam: John ‘Bud’ Cardos, who labored as an animal handler, an actor and a director, died on Thursday; he’s seen in between two followers
The multitalented performer is survived by his two daughters.
The director began within the leisure trade by working as an actor and stuntman on varied exploitation movies.
He notably appeared in varied options that had been helmed by veteran director Al Adamson, together with Devil’s Sadists, 5 Bloody Graves and Blood Of Dracula’s Citadel, amongst varied others.
After turning into well-known for his bodily talents on digicam, Sam Peckinpah employed Cardos to carry out stunts and act as a second unit director on the 1969 revisionist western movie The Wild Bunch.