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.
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 SUPREMACYBest 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.