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See photos from Vic Armstrong performing stunts in Rambo, Superman, and Temple of Doom.

See our exclusive excerpt from The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman.  

As Hollywood’s premiere stuntman, Vic Armstrong spent decades filling the shoes of iconic roles such as Indiana Jones and James Bond. These photos—donated to Maxim from Armstrong’s personal stash—give a glimpse into the life of a stuntman, and its unique mix of rough-and-ready grunt work, and glitzy Hollywood glamour.

For more photos, check out Armstrong’s new book, The True Adventures of the World’s Greatest Stuntman (out May 17).

See our exclusive excerpt from the book.

Armstrong in the famous fedora, doubling as Indiana Jones in Temple of Doom.

Stuntman Vic Armstrong on the set of the Indiana Jones movies with Harrison Ford.

Armstrong on set with Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford during filming for Temple of Doom.

Armstrong teams up with a well-oiled Sylvester Stallone on the set of Rambo III.

Armstrong in costume as The Man of Steel. He doubled for Christopher Reeve in Superman I and Superman II.

On stage at the World Stunt Awards with Arnold Schwarzenegger, star of Last Action Hero.

For more photos, check out Armstrong’s new book, The True Adventures of the World’s Greatest Stuntman (out May 17). Read an exclusive excerpt.

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