California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER stunned fans at the Taurus World Stunt Awards in Hollywood on Sunday night (25SEP05) when he showed up to present pal, stuntman icon VIC ARMSTRONG, with a Lifetime Achievement prize.

Movie veteran Armstrong, whose film credits include Raiders of the Lost Ark and War of the Worlds, took a break from making MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 3 with Tom Cruise to accept his honour.

Schwarzenegger's Planet Hollywood pal Sylvester Stallone also made an appearance - to pick up the night's Honorary Action Star award and movie-maker Quentin Tarantino took home the award for Best Action Movie Director.

Meanwhile's Tarantino's fight sequence between Uma Thurman and Daryl Hannah in KILL BILL VOL 2 claimed the fifth annual prizegiving's Best Fight honours, while the film's stand-in Zoe Bell took home the Best Stuntwoman prize.

The winners were:

Best Fight - KILL BILL VOL 2

Best Fire Stunt - The Punisher

Best High Work - STARSKY + HUTCH

Best Work With A Vehicle - THE Bourne Supremacy

Best Overall Stunt By a Stuntwoman - KILL BILL VOL.2

Best Overall Stunt By a Stuntman - SPIDERMAN II

Best Speciality Stunt - TAXI

Best Stunt Co-ordination - THE BOURNE SUPREMACY

Best Action in A Foreign Film - DER CLOWN (Germany)

Lifetime Achievement Award - VIC ARMSTRONG

Honorary Action Star Award - SYLVESTER STALLONE

Best Action Movie Director - QUENTIN TARANTINO.