Marvel and Jurassic World stuntman Tony McFarr dies suddenly aged 47

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By stefan armitage

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Tony McFarr - a renowned stuntman and actor who is perhaps best known for working closely as Chris Pratt's double - has passed away suddenly at the age of 47.

The news was confirmed to TMZ by McFarr's mother, Donna, who revealed that the stuntman's death was "unexpected", adding that her son had been "active and healthy".

Chris Pratt with Tony McFarr on Jurassic World. Credit: Instagram/Chris Pratt

McFarr reportedly died at him home in Orlando, Florida, on May 13.

No further details have been provided regarding the stuntman's death at this time, but TMZ does report that The Orange County Medical Examiner has the case and is running toxicology tests.

Pratt and McFarr on the Guardians of the Galaxy set. Credit: Instagram

McFarr and Chris Pratt started working together when the stuntman was cast as his double on  2015’s Jurassic World.

The pair would continue to work together throughout the movies Passengers, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

McFarr in 2023. Credit: Instagram

Pratt, 44, would often take to social media to praise McFarr and celebrate their work together.

In one Instagram post, Pratt hailed their friendship, writing: "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!"

McFarr and Pratt on the Guardians of the Galaxy set. Credit: Instagram/Chris Pratt

McFarr also carried out stunt work on movies like The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1, Furious 7, and Captain America: Civil War.

He also worked as Jon Hamm's stunt double in the 2018 comedy movie Tag.

On the small screen, he also performed stuntwork for shows like Bones, Teen Wolf, Homeland, and The Walking Dead.

Tony was also an actor himself, with acting credits in shows like Macgyver, Burn Notice, and One Tree Hill.

Our thoughts go out to McFarr's family, friends, and fans at this time.

Featured image credit: Instagram/Chris Pratt

Marvel and Jurassic World stuntman Tony McFarr dies suddenly aged 47

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By stefan armitage

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Tony McFarr - a renowned stuntman and actor who is perhaps best known for working closely as Chris Pratt's double - has passed away suddenly at the age of 47.

The news was confirmed to TMZ by McFarr's mother, Donna, who revealed that the stuntman's death was "unexpected", adding that her son had been "active and healthy".

Chris Pratt with Tony McFarr on Jurassic World. Credit: Instagram/Chris Pratt

McFarr reportedly died at him home in Orlando, Florida, on May 13.

No further details have been provided regarding the stuntman's death at this time, but TMZ does report that The Orange County Medical Examiner has the case and is running toxicology tests.

Pratt and McFarr on the Guardians of the Galaxy set. Credit: Instagram

McFarr and Chris Pratt started working together when the stuntman was cast as his double on  2015’s Jurassic World.

The pair would continue to work together throughout the movies Passengers, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

McFarr in 2023. Credit: Instagram

Pratt, 44, would often take to social media to praise McFarr and celebrate their work together.

In one Instagram post, Pratt hailed their friendship, writing: "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!"

McFarr and Pratt on the Guardians of the Galaxy set. Credit: Instagram/Chris Pratt

McFarr also carried out stunt work on movies like The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1, Furious 7, and Captain America: Civil War.

He also worked as Jon Hamm's stunt double in the 2018 comedy movie Tag.

On the small screen, he also performed stuntwork for shows like Bones, Teen Wolf, Homeland, and The Walking Dead.

Tony was also an actor himself, with acting credits in shows like Macgyver, Burn Notice, and One Tree Hill.

Our thoughts go out to McFarr's family, friends, and fans at this time.

Featured image credit: Instagram/Chris Pratt