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Olivia Chang Git-Mun is a stunt performer who doubled Stephanie Jacobsen as the character Jesse Flores on the TV series spin-off "The Sarah Connor Chronicles". She doubled Jacobsen for two episodes and did additional episodes in a following episode, all during Season 2 of the show.

Biography

Born in the island country of Singapore. Family moved to Canada where she started high school and graduated at 16, winning provincial and entrance scholarships to the University of British Columbia. While completing her pre-med studies at UBC, she was invited by the chemistry department into their honors program. She had just turned 22 when she graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) from the National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, becoming one of the youngest graduates in the history of the college.

While in Chicago, she received her Black Belt degree in Japanese Shotokan karate and was introduced to the world of stunts. Being a free spirit and loving the sun, beach and palm trees - she moved to San Diego right after graduation to start her chiropractic practice. Taught karate for a few years at a local church. In 1996, needing more challenge in her life, she obtained her EMT & SCUBA diving certificates, trained in stunt driving, pursued film/TV and got her SAG card.

Chang's credits include doubling the likes of actresses such as Tamlyn Tomita and Sandra Oh, the latter which was for the long-running series "Grey's Anatomy". Other TV show stunt credits include: "24", "The Shield" and "ER". She has appeared in stunt-related credits for films such as Dark Blue, Collateral, State of Play and Bare Knuckles.

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