Chris started working in the film business in 1974 when he joined Central Casting and has gone on to work in some of the most popular movies of all time . His first film was ' The Slipper and the Rose ' and then he went on to work in three James Bond films ( ' The Spy Who Loved Me ' , ' Moonraker ' and ' The Living Daylights ' ) . Chris also worked in two Superman movies ( Superman I and II ) where Chris played a policeman in the first film . He has done numerous war films including ' Dirty Dozen Next Mission ' , ' Force 10 from Navarone ' , ' Ike The War Years ' , ' The Eagle Has Landed ' and ' Aces High ' and has worked in some very popular TV shows over the years such as The Sweeney, Minder and The Avengers . He has been in a many of the very popular ' Carry On ' films also .
Chris also was a body double for Lewis Collins on the British TV series ' The Professionals ' and was a body double for Kirk Douglas and a hand double for Harvey Keitel in the science fiction film ' Saturn 3 ' . Chris has done stand in work also for Timothy Dalton in ' Agatha ' .
Another very popular film series that Chris has worked on has been the ' Star Wars ' original trilogy where Chris was the original Stormtrooper in ' Star Wars A New Hope ' and also played an astronaut in the famous cantina scene in the same film . Chris also went on to work in the sequels ' The Empire Strikes Back ' and ' Return of the Jedi ' .