James Bond stuntman Jerry Alan has lost his battle with throat and mouth cancer at the age of 75.

Alan passed away on 26 September (14).

He served as a stunt co-ordinator and stuntman in Hollywood for more than four decades, and is best known for his work on three Bond movies, Diamonds Are Forever, The Man With The Golden Gun and Casino Royale.

He also took his talents to the small screen, working on programmes such as Gunsmoke, Bonanza and The Dukes of Hazzard.

A U.S. Navy and Army veteran, Alan was also a founding member of the Florida Motion Picture and Television Association.