Timothy L. Raynor

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Timothy L. Raynor (born March 15, 1950) is an American actor, stuntman, and stunt choreographer who is best known for his work on Jimmy Huston's 1981 slasher film Final Exam , where he portrayed "The Killer" as well as acting as a fight choreographer. [1] [2] Raynor has also appeared on television shows such as Life , My Name Is Earl , Do Not Disturb , and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles .


Personal life

Raynor is married to actress Chelsea Bond. They have been together since 2004.

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  1. "LA Horror Presents: Timothy L. Raynor". LA Horror. 2012-04-13. Retrieved 2019-03-30.
  2. Muir, John Kenneth (2007). Horror Films of The 1980s. McFarland. p. 163. ISBN   9780786455010.