Harley Durst is an international stunt performer and creature movement specialist. He has a physical background in Capoeira and Parkour and graduated from the University of Canberra with a Degree in Communications and Media.
With over a decade in the film industry Harley has not only found a niche for himself as a creature performer but also for getting into fights with the likes of Gal Gadot, Hugh Jackman, Jonny Depp, Tessa Thompson and Aaron Eckhart. He has also had the opportunity to be stunt double to some of the greats, all villains might I add, including:
· Charles Dance, as Karellen in Childhood's End.
· Bill Nighy, I, Frankenstein.
· David Thewlis, as Ares in Wonder Woman.
· Tom Hiddleston, as Loki in Thor Ragnarok.
Harley won a SAG award for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture, Wonder Woman 2017 and received a nomination for The Wolverine 2013.
Harley has also worked in theatre where he won a Helpmann Award for his role as the Voice of King Kong and Voodoo operator for King Kong live on stage.
His most recent career highlight was being cast as Moloch in Solo: A Star Wars Story, because let’s face it, having your own action figure and Lego set is pretty cool!