|Height||5' 9" (1.75 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Loyd Bateman was born was born in 1977 in Norwich, England and spent the first four years of his life between Nigeria and South Africa where his parents were working in hotel management. Loyd grew up in Canada making his way with his mother and three siblings from the East coast cosmopolitan city of Toronto to the West coast city of Vancouver.
A true citizen of the world, Loyd found himself drawn to the study of Capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian martial art. His training and intensive study brought him to Brazil several times and also to a number of countries around the world including, Switzerland, France, England, Mexico and the United States. Loyd became very skilled in Capoeira and highly valued and respected by his Mestré Barrão the Founder of Grupo Axé Capoeria, one of the largest and most prestigious Capoeira groups in the world. Loyd is also fluent in Brazilian Portuguese as a result of his commitment to the art form.
Loyd always had a passion for film and found his way to the big and small screens through stunt work, a natural progression from his 12 years of dedication to his martial arts.
Loyd has been a very successful stunt performer since 2000 appearing in countless TV shows and over fifty major motion pictures, including: I Robot, Watchmen, Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Tron Legacy, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and most recently Oblivion. Loyd has been stunt double to many A List actors including, Tom Cruise, Til Schweiger, Tom Hardy and Jason Statham.
Loyd has produced a number of award winning short films as well as the horror, cult film sensation "Dead Hooker in a Trunk", a film he also stunt coordinated, acted in and operated camera in the role of Director of Photography.
Loyd is an award winning cinematographer and is making the transition to Director. Loyd along with wife, actress Rachel Luttrell, are presently developing a number of feature films. Their first film project will be the science fiction film "Ordinary Joe". Loyd lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Rachel Luttrell-Bateman and their two children.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Feral Child Productions
|Spouse||Rachel Luttrell (22 September 2006 - present) (2 children)|