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Chris Pratt ‘devastated’ by Stunt Double’s death



Chris Pratt 'devastated' by Stunt Double's death
Chris Pratt.

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Chris Pratt mourns the death of his former stunt double, Tony McFarr.

McFarr died on Monday, May 13 at the age of 47 at his home outside Orlando, Florida. TMZ reported on Wednesday, May 16.

The stuntman was Pratt’s stunt double Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, two Jurassic world movies and 2016’s Passengers.

“Devastated to hear about the loss of my friend and former stunt double. We have made several films together. We played golf, drank whiskey, smoked cigars and spent endless hours on set. I will never forget his toughness,” Pratt, 44, wrote in an Instagram Story on Thursday, May 16.

Chris Pratt 'devastated' by Stunt Double's death
Chris Pratt’s Instagram Story.

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The Garfield movie star also recalled working with McFarr on the second Guardians of the universe film, in which he called his stunt double a “gentleman and professional.”

“I remember him getting a nasty shot in the head (in the title sequence of Guards 2) and got several staples in his head – he went straight back to work, ready to go again. He was an absolute stud. He was always a gentleman and professional,” Pratt wrote.

‘He will be missed. My prayers go out to his friends and family, especially his daughter,” the post concludes.

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Pratt also posted several photos of him and McFarr on various film sets, including the Jurassic world franchise to his Instagram Stories.

McFarr’s mother, Donna, told TMZ that her son’s death was unexpected. The exact circumstances of his death are not yet known.

As well as working with Pratt Jurassic world And GuardsMcFarr’s stunt credits include blockbusters such as Ant-Man and the Wasp, Jumanji: Welcome to the jungle And Captain America: Civil Waraccording to IMDb.

Earlier this week, Pratt opened up about the differences between raising his 11-year-old son Jack, whom he shares with his ex-wife Anna Farisand his two daughters with his current wife, Katherine Schwarzenegger. The couple are parents to Lyla, 3, and Eloise, 23 months.

“I hate to make generalizations based on gender, but in my experience, girls are more emotional,” he said E! News in an interview that aired on Monday, May 13. “They have me wrapped around their finger. It’s wild.”