By CALLUM JAMES The Academy Awards are just around the corner and I was surprised to learn there is sadly still no award for best stunt actor. Dramatic actors may gamble their reputation with a movie, but stunt actors truly risk life and limb for the film and don't get much credit for it. In an effort to rectify this lack of appreciation for these unsung heroes, I have taken the liberty of making a top ten list comparing the stunt acting and realty professions. My apologies to both industries for any unintended harm, but hey, you're professionals ... you'll just have to dust yourselves off. 1. Stunt people aren't paid so much for what they do on-camera as much as off-camera. The idea that a stunt actor shows up on the morning of a shoot, does a couple of dry-runs and a few takes and then pockets thousands of dollars may bother the uninitiated. But what appears to the untrained eye as just a morning's worth of stunt acting actually represents days, even weeks of preparatio...
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