RICHARD HILL “DIAMOND” FARNSWORTH began working full time as a stuntman in 1968. He has appeared in over 49 films which include, First Blood, Rambo and No Way Out, doubling Sylvester Stallone and Kevin Costner. He began working as a stunt coordinator in 1980. Diamond has appeared in over 500 episodes of primetime television including the most popular dramatic crime procedural on TV today, NCIS as Mark Harmon’s stunt double and stunt coordinator for the show. He was stunt coordinator and stunt double for Scott Bakula on Quantum Leap.He was nominated in 2008 for an Emmy for the stunt coordination of the NCIS episode, “Requiem.
On April 16, 2015 he was inducted into the Newhall Walk of Western Fame.
Diamond is a board member of The Stuntmen’s Association of Motion Pictures and is a member of DGA and SAG/AFTRA.