Chris Pratt Pays Tribute After Sudden Death Of Friend

Tony McFarr, the longtime stunt double for Chris Pratt, has passed away at the age of 47. McFarr, whose full name was Antonio McFarr, had a celebrated career in Hollywood, working on numerous blockbuster films and TV shows. The news of his passing was confirmed by the Orange County Medical Examiner’s office, which stated that the cause of death is pending toxicology results.

McFarr’s career was closely intertwined with that of actor Chris Pratt, with whom he worked on multiple high-profile projects. Their collaboration began with “Jurassic World” in 2015 and continued through films like “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” in 2017 and “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” in 2018.

They also worked together on the 2016 sci-fi thriller “Passengers.” Pratt fondly recalled these experiences in a heartfelt Instagram post, highlighting their close friendship and professional rapport.

Chris Pratt paid a touching tribute to McFarr, expressing his devastation at the loss of his friend and stunt double. He reminisced about their shared moments on set, golfing, drinking whiskey, and smoking cigars.

Pratt also shared anecdotes about McFarr’s toughness and dedication, such as a memorable incident on the set of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” where McFarr sustained a head injury but quickly returned to work.

Pratt’s tribute included photos of the two in matching costumes and hairstyles from their various film sets, showcasing the close bond they developed over years of collaboration.

The actor praised McFarr’s professionalism, gentlemanly demeanor, and strength, underscoring the significant impact McFarr had on his career and life.

Beyond his work with Pratt, McFarr had an extensive resume as a stunt double and performer in Hollywood. He doubled for stars like Jon Hamm in the 2018 film “Tag” and Brendan Fraser in “The Poison Rose” (2019). His stunt work also featured in major Marvel films, including “Captain America: Civil War” and “Ant-Man and the Wasp.”

McFarr’s talents extended to other big-budget films such as “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” and “Furious 7.” His versatility and skill as a stunt performer made him a sought-after professional in the industry, contributing to the success of many blockbuster hits.

McFarr also made notable contributions to television. He performed stunts for popular TV shows including “Homeland,” “Teen Wolf,” “Banshee,” “Bones,” and “The Walking Dead.” He also had acting roles, making his screen debut in the season finale of “Burn Notice” in 2007 and returning for a guest appearance in 2010.

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