Veteran Actor Ray Stevenson Passes Away at Age 58, Leaving Fans in Mourning

Ray Stevenson, a beloved veteran actor known for his roles in movies such as "Punisher: War Zone," "Thor," and "RRR," as well as notable TV shows like "Vikings" and a Star Wars spinoff, has passed away at the age of 58, as confirmed by Fox News Digital.

The representative for Stevenson confirmed his death on Sunday, although no further details have been provided at this time, leaving fans and the entertainment industry in mourning.

Stevenson had recently been cast alongside Rosario Dawson in the highly anticipated Disney+ Star Wars series "Ahsoka," which serves as a spinoff from the immensely popular show "The Mandalorian."

Born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland in 1964, Stevenson began his acting career after attending the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He made his film debut in 1998 with Paul Greengrass' "The Theory of Flight" and went on to appear in various British television productions. In 2004, he portrayed a knight of the Round Table in Antoine Fuqua's "King Arthur," and later took on the lead role in the Marvel adaptation "Punisher: War Zone."

Stevenson gained significant recognition in the United States through his role as soldier Titus Pullo in HBO's acclaimed series "Rome" from 2005 to 2007. On the small screen, he also starred in ABC's "Reef Break," which aired for one season in 2019.

In addition to his television work, Stevenson had memorable appearances in major film franchises. He portrayed the character Volstagg in Marvel's "Thor" series and played a prominent role as part of Thor's friends, known as the Warriors Three, in "Thor: Ragnarok" released in 2017. His filmography includes other notable films such as the "Divergent" trilogy, "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," and "The Transporter: Refueled."

More recently, Stevenson captivated audiences as Scott Buxton, the antagonist in the action-packed Netflix film "RRR," which premiered on the streaming platform in 2022.

The passing of Ray Stevenson marks the loss of a talented actor whose performances left a lasting impact on both the big and small screens. His contributions to the entertainment industry will be remembered by fans and fellow professionals alike.

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