Jery Hewitt, Stunt Coordinator for ‘Law & Order’ and Coen Brothers Films, Dies at 71

Jery Hewitt, Stunt Coordinator for ‘Law & Order’ and Coen Brothers Films, Dies at 71
Longtime stunt coordinator Jery Hewitt, known for his work on the Coen Brothers’ films, including “The Big Lebowski” and the Academy Award-winning “No Country for Old Men,” along with Wolf Entertainment shows such as “Law & Order,” died Saturday, his family confirmed. He was 71.

Over the past 30 years, Hewitt worked on more than 300 episodes of Dick Wolf programming, including “Law & Order,” “New York Undercover” and “Law & Order: Svu.” Known as one of New York’s most prominent stunt coordinators and performers, he was working on the 22nd season of “Law & Order: Svu” prior to his death earlier this month.

Hewitt worked on 14 of the Coen Brothers’ films, with his efforts bringing iconic moments to life, such as teaching actor Tex Cobb how to ride a motorcycle in 1987’s “Raising Arizona” to sending his wife and collaborator for the past 25 years, Jennifer Lamb, hurtling into a snake pit
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