Steve Dash – actor

Steve Dash – aka Steve Daskaiwisz – was an American actor and stunt person (March 14, 1944 – December 18, 2018). He is best known for playing Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981, wearing the sack) and Dr. Barkin in Alone in the Dark (1982).

“Monster Mania, the East Coast’s biggest horror con, is reporting that Steve Dash, who played Sack Jason in Friday the 13th: Part 2, passed away yesterday, December 18th 2018, due to complications stemming from a long battle with diabetes. Dash, who was a frequent guest at the popular con, was 74 years old at the time of his passing.”

Selected filmography:

  • Emerging Past (as Detective Voorhees, 2011)
  • Mr. Hush (as Mac, 2010)
  • Equalizer 2000 (stunts, 1987) 
  • Ghostbusters (stunt double for William Atherton – uncredited, 1984) 
  • Alone in the Dark (Dr. Barkin … as Steven Daskawisz, 1982)
  • Friday the 13th Part 2 (Jason Stunt Double … as Steve Daskawisz, 1981)
  • Ms. 45 aka Angel of Vengeance  (Policeman … as Steve Daskaiwisz, 1981)

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