Tony McFarr, Chris Pratt’s Stunt Double in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ and ‘Jurassic World’ Movies, Dies at 47

Tony McFarr, who was Chris Pratt’s stunt double in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” and two of the “Jurassic World” movies, died on Monday. He was 47.

McFarr’s mother told TMZ that he died at his home outside of Orlando, Fla. No cause of death has been given. His death was reported on the website of the Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home in Merritt Island, Fla.

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The stuntman performed in dozens of movies and shows, dating back to the early 2010s. He first doubled for Pratt on the 2015 film “Jurassic World” and followed that up with 2017’s “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” and 2018’s “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.” He also performed Pratt’s stunts in the 2016 drama “Passengers.”

McFarr’s other stunt credits included a range of blockbusters and Marvel movies like “Captain America: Civil War,” “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” and more.

Born Antonio Gerard McFarr on Oct. 12, 1976, his first role on TV was as an actor in two episodes of “Burn Notice” in 2007 and 2010. He also appeared on “One Tree Hill,” “Army Wives,” “Graceland,” “Cell” and “MacGyver,” but his career was devoted mainly to stunt work.

He also stunt doubled for major actors like Jon Hamm in the 2018 movie “Tag” and Brendan Fraser in “The Poison Rose” (2019). His other credits included movies like “Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It,” “Pitch Perfect 3,” “Logan Lucky” and TV shows like “The Walking Dead,” “Creepshow,” “Manhunt” and “The Gifted.”

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