1. Terry Notary is an American actor, stunt co-ordinator/double and movement coach. Notary mainly portrays creatures and animals for the film and television industry, and is known for his motion capture performances in films like The Adventures of Tintin: Secrets of the Unicorn, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Avatar.
2. Born in San Rafael, California, Notary was diagnosed as being severely hyperactive at age 7.
3. His parents enrolled him in gymnastics class to burn off excess energy. He won a gymnastics scholarship at UCLA, where he graduated with a major in theatre.
4. His first job as a stunt movement coach was on How the Grinch Stole Christmas.