Ray Stevenson, an actor who was known for movies like “The Three Musketeers,” “Thor,” and “Kill the Irishman,” has died at the age of 58.
Repubblica, an Italian newspaper, was the first to report his death. They said that Stevenson died while shooting a project on the island of Ischia after being taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon (May 20). His Cause of death was still unknown.
The Wrap later wrote that Stevenson had died but that the cause of his death was still unknown.
Ray Stevenson, 'Punisher: War Zone' and 'Rome' Star, Dies at 58 https://t.co/vUNtrTVOvX
— TheWrap (@TheWrap) May 22, 2023
Star Wars Wrote, “We are heartbroken to hear of the passing of our dear friend Ray Stevenson”
— Star Wars (@starwars) May 23, 2023
Ray Stevenson Bio And Career
According to his IMDb bio, Ray Stevenson was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, on May 25, 1964. He first wanted to be an interior designer, but then he went to Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and started playing professionally when he was 29.
Stevenson’s list of roles spans decades and types of movies. In the early 1990s, he got his start when he was in the movie A Woman’s Guide to Adultery. Later, he was on shows like Murphy’s Law and HBO’s Rome, where he played Titus Pullo from 2005 to 2007.
In his film career, he had a standout part in The Theory of Flight and also appeared in Punisher: War Zone, The Other Guys, The Book of Eli, and 2011’s Thor, where he played Volstagg, a role he also played in Thor: The Dark World and Thor: Ragnarok. He was also in the Divergent movie series. In the first movie, he played Marcus, and in 2016, he played him again in Allegiant.
Stevenson has also been in The Spanish Princess and Vikings, as well as Dexter, Black Sails, and Medici. He was also on the cast of the buzzy, award-winning action thriller RRR, where he played the role of Scott Buxton.
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