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Top Gear’s former stunt rider The Stig Ben Collins is stuntman for latest James Bond movie Skyfall

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SACKED and ridiculed by Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson for revealing his identity, The Stig has the last laugh.

Ben Collins, who was taken to court by BBC Television (Top Gear‘s maker) to unsuccessfully try to block his identity as The Stig and his to-be published autobiography, is working as a stuntman on the set of the new James Bond film Skyfall.

Top Geat Stig shooting

Having the last laugh … Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson lines up a cardboard       cut-out of sacked ace driver The Stig (Ben Collins) in a symbolic act of revenge.       Picture: BBC