Chris Pratt Honors Resilient Stunt Double Tony McFarr, Lauds Unyielding Spirit After Severe On-Set Injury

Buckle up, amigos y amigas, because Hollywood just lost one of its bravest corazones – Tony McFarr, the daring stunt double for , has left us too soon. Remembered fondly by Pratt and fans alike, he was a true titán on set, not just for his stunt prowess but for the warmth he carried with him every day.

Chris Pratt, the shining star from blockbuster hits like the "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Jurassic World" series, took to social media to his late amigo Tony. The post was a heartfelt homage that walked us through the lively they shared, from battling monsters to simply enjoying a round of golf. "Devastated to hear about the loss of my friend and former stunt double Tony McFarr,” confesó Pratt. "From rocking film sets to unwinding with cigars and whiskey, each moment was epic with Tony."

Tony McFarr wasn't just any stunt double. This hombre was behind some of Chris Pratt's most breathtaking movie moments—taking hits and making those death-defying leaps look fácil. Who could forget the legend of him taking a nasty shot to the head during the 'Guardians 2' opening but coming back, staples and all, ready for action? Como dice el dicho, "No hay quien pueda."

And Tony did all this with unmatched elegance and professionalism. "He was always a gentleman and professional," Pratt added, emphasizing that Tony's spirit was as formidable as his stunts. His departure leaves a void in the hearts of those who knew him and admired his work. Pratt's prayers, along with those from many others, are with Tony's , especially his daughter who, no doubt, inherited his fearless spirit.

The stunt world knew Tony as someone who could do anything, anywhere, and he had an impressive résumé to prove it. Since doubling for Pratt in "Jurassic World" back in 2015, he dazzled audiences with his ability to handle extreme film stunts like those in "Passengers," "The Hunger : Mockingjay" parts 1 and 2, and even dodging danger in "Jumanji: Welcome to the ."

Tony wasn't just a stunt double. He started his Hollywood journey as an actor, gracing TV shows like "Burn Notice," "One Tree Hill," and "Army Wives." His passion for acting and stunts led him to become the beloved figure on set, doubling for celebrities like Jon Hamm in "Tag" and Brendan Fraser in "The Poison Rose."

Tragically, Tony's concluded in the of his Florida home, leaving many unanswered questions and hearts longing for his presence. His madre shared that Tony passed away peacefully, leaving the specifics to those who knew him best.

As we say goodbye to a friend, a performer, and a padre, let's do it in Tony McFarr style—by living each day to the fullest, with as much guts and heart as he showed us. Our thoughts, nuestras oraciones, are with his loved ones during this tough tiempo. Tony, your legacy will forever be remembered in the ‘corazones' of those you touched, both on and off the . Que descanses en paz, valiente Tony.

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