The Winchesters premiere dedication explained: Who is Lou Bollo?

The Winchesters, the prequel to Supernatural which follows John and Mary’s time as hunters before the births of their sons, Sam and Dean, has made its premiere on The CW.

The pilot introduced us to the beginning of their love story with the two having a meet-cute in front of a movie theater before being pulled into the mystery of what happened to their respective fathers. The new series is a must-watch for the network and the second period piece to drop on The CW this year, the first being Walker Independence.

The premiere was dedicated to Lou Bollo, long time Supernatural fans know who the behind-the-scenes vet of the show is, but if you’re knew to this franchise, here’s the legacy he left with the show.

The Winchesters: Who is Lou Bollo?

Lou Bollo was the stunt coordinator for the Supernatural from 2005-2017 for a total of 252 episodes. He’s also credited as an actor in the episode, “The French Mistake,” where he played himself. The episode aired February 25, 2011 and focused on Dean and Sam being sent to an alternate universe where their lives are the center of the fictitious show, Supernatural.

Besides his stunt work and cameo, Bollo wrote two episodes for the series: season 4 episode 2 “Are You There, God? It’s Me, Dean Winchester” and season 4 episode 8 “Wishful Thinking.” For a full list of Bollo’s credits over his career, here is his IMDb profile.

According to Stunt List, Bollo passed on July 11, 2022. He was 74 years old.

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