Chris Pratt ‘Devastated’ After Death of His Former Stunt Double

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Chris Pratt is paying tribute to his former stunt double Tony McFarr after his death at age 47.

The actor, 44, said he was “devastated to hear about the loss of my friend and former stunt double,” who was found dead in Orlando on Monday, May 13, PEOPLE confirmed with Florida’s Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office. A cause of death has not yet been determined.

“We did several movies together. We golfed, drank whiskey, smoked cigars, and spent endless hours on set,” wrote Pratt on his Instagram Stories. “I’ll never forget his toughness.”

Tony McFarr and Chris Pratt.

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McFarr first teamed up with Pratt on 2015’s Jurassic World, then stuck with him on the 2016 movie Passengers, 2017’s Guardians of the Galaxy sequel and 2018’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Wrote Pratt in his tribute, “I remember he took a nasty shot to the head (in the title sequence of Guardians 2) and got several staples in his head – he came right back to work ready to go again. He was an absolute stud. He was always a gentleman and professional.”

“He’ll be missed,” added Pratt. “My prayers go out to his friends and family, especially his daughter.”

Chris Pratt on April 27, 2023.

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Back in 2016, Pratt shared photos on Instagram featuring McFarr in costume as Star-Lord with him as they wrapped the Guardians of the Galaxy film.

“Here’s me and my stunt-man Tony McFarr (also Tommy Harper stunt coordinator and our first AD Lars Winther) on set. Been working with Tony since Jurassic World. Love you buddy! Happy wrap!” he wrote at the time.



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