Famed Hollywood stuntman, Shawn Robinson, was found dead in his hotel room early last week,Deadline reports.
Robinson was in the middle of work on Lionsgate‘s new film Deepwater Horizon in New Orleans when he failed to show up to work on July 28. Another stuntman went looking for him and found Robinson dead in his hotel room.
A cause of death has not yet been released, as the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office awaits pending toxicology results.
Robinson’s film credits include Guardians Of The Galaxy and the first three Transformers.
Lionsgate released a statement regarding Robinson’s death and work on their current film: “On behalf of the producers, cast and crew of Deepwater Horizon and the entire Lionsgate family, we want to send out most heartfelt condolences to the family of Shawn Robinson. Shawn was a gifted stunt performer and a beloved and trusted member of our crew. We grieve with his family over this tremendous loss.”
According to Deadline, Robinson was the son of legendary stuntman Dar Robinson, whose titles include the likes of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Fast & Furious, X-Men: The Last Stand and The Lost World: Jurassic Park, among others.
By Naja Rayne