The 58 – year- old Irish actor Ray Stevenson, best known for his work in the movies RRR, Thor, and Allegiant, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 21. Stevenson’s reps at Independent Talent acknowledged by passing, albeit the cause of death is yet unknown.
Early in the 1990s, Ray Stevenson launched his acting career, and his portrayal of Dagonet in King Arthur was a turning point. He played the title character in the Marvel movie Punisher: War Zone in 2008, which put him on display.
Stevenson became well – known for his Volstagg role in Marvel’s Thor Franchise hence, becoming a memorable character in the series. Despite the fact that Stevenson’s death has been confirmed, the precise cause of death is still unknown.
Stevenson, a 1964 Lisburn native, attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School before pursuing his dream of being an actor Stevenson made his cinematic debut in Paul Greengrass’s 1988 feature “The Theory of Flight” and appeared in Antonie Fuqua’s “King Arthur” in 2004 before finding fame.
Stevenson’s major roles outside of his appearances in the “Thor” films include the “Divergent” trilogy and “G.I. Joe: Retaliation.” His career spanned many genres, and his roles ranged from films to well – known TV series like “Rome” and “Dexter”.
Soon, viewers will be able to watch Stevenson play the Jedi character Baylon in the new Disney + series “Ahsoka” Stevenson, who was renowned for his adaptability and fearless playing approach, looked up to great performers like Lee Marvin and Gene Hackman.
Stevenson demonstrated his vocal prowess by voicing Gar Saxon in “Star Wars Rebels” and “The Clone Wars”, alongside Rosario Dawson, Stevenson had also been chosen for the upcoming Star Wars live – action series “Ahsoka”.
In the critically acclaimed movie “RRR”, which was directed by SS Rajamouli, Stevenson played Scott Bruxon, the primary antagonist. Ray Stevenson’s passing creates a vacuum in the entertainment industry, where he had a huge influence thanks to his talent and commitment. Stevenson will continue to be remembered for his enduring performances and for the impact he had on aspiring performers all across the world.