Ryan Shepard, Eminem’s former stunt double, has passed away at the age of 40. Shepard made multiple appearances as Eminem’s body double. His appearance on MTV Movie Awards catapulted him to fame. In 2002, he also joined the Rap God on his tour. Follow our website Viralstimes to find out about the latest news!
Last month, Ryan’s brother Kyle reported being struck by a pickup truck while attempting to cross a street in Washington. As soon as he arrived at the hospital, he is pronounced dead. The report was initially reported by the media tabloid TMZ.
In 2003, he accompanied the rapper on his concerts in Japan and Europe and on 2002’s Anger Management Tour. He also portrayed Eminem in the music video for D12’s Purple Hills. Also Read – Howard Bragman, an expert in Hollywood public relations, Dies at 66
Ryan served as both Eminem’s stunt double and stand-in at many events. During the early 2000s, he was also his photo double. At the MTV Movie Awards, he donned the costume of Slim Shady’s superhero character Rap Boy for his most famous appearance. Fans were impressed to see Ryan suspended in the air during the ceremony.
After leaving his job as a double stunt, Ryan pursued an entirely different line of work. According to Kyle, his brother was a knowledgeable man who worked as a mechanical ride engineer for Disney. He then went on to work as a test automation engineer for Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Also Read – Charles Kimbrough, who played Murphy Brown, died at age 86
When his death, he was employed as the Lead Animatronics Engineer at Garner Holt Productions in California. According to his LinkedIn profile, he was also the CEO of RS Robotics, an automation company.