Actor Steve Daskewisz

Steve Daskewisz (March 14, 1944 – December 18, 2018), also known as Steve Dash or Steve Daskawisz, was an American actor and stunt double from New York City, New York. Dash was known for his role as a stunt double for the serial killer Jason Voorhees in the film Friday the 13th Part 2.

Life and career

A former cop, Dash began working as a stuntman and actor beginning in 1977. He had small roles in Wolfen and The Jazz Singer. That led to work on Sylvester Stallone’s Nighthawks, where he met Cliff Cudney. Cudney hired him to replace Warrington Gillette, who was originally scheduled to play Jason in Friday the 13th Part 2. Daskewisz died on December 18, 2018 at the age of 74 due to diabetes-related complications.


Year Title Role Notes
1980 The Jazz Singer Policeman
1981 Nighthawks ATAC Man #1
1981 Ms. 45 Policeman
1981 Friday the 13th Part 2 Jason Voorhees (masked)
1981 Rivkin: Bounty Hunter Policeman
1981 Rent Control Policeman
1982 Alone In The Dark Dr. Barkin
1982 One Down, Two To Go Policeman
2005 13 Tazameti Joey G
2009 Julie & Julia Hotel Guest Uncredited
2010 Mr. Hush Mac
2011 Hemo Neighbor
2012 My Friends Chuck

External Links

Actor Steve Daskewisz – Wikipedia

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