Gary Tacon is a stuntman and occasional actor in film and TV. His most notable acting role was in The Muppets Take Manhattan, as the hapless Central Park thief who makes the strategic error of snatching Miss Piggy's purse.
As a stunt man, Tacon has doubled for Alec Baldwin in such movies as The Shadow, The Juror, and Heaven's Prisoners, and for Stephen Baldwin in The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas and Slapshot 2. Other film stunt credits include Miller's Crossing and Annapolis. Tacon has also acted in occasional bit parts, usually as guards, thieves, or thugs, in the likes of Penny Marshall's Awakenings and TV's 30 Rock.