Ray Stevenson, a veteran actor whose dozens of film and television credits include RRR, THE Thor And Divergent movies, vikings And star wars animated series, which died in Italy on Sunday. He was 58 years old. His representatives at Independent Talent confirmed the news but did not provide details.
He recently starred in a historical drama 1242: Gate to the Westreprising the lead role which was originally to be played by Kevin Spacey.
Stevenson played main antagonist Scott Buxton in the global box office hit SS Rajamouli RRR and is known for playing Volstagg in Marvel’s Thor franchise and Othere in History’s vikings. He also voiced Gar Saxon in the animated film star wars series The Clone Wars And rebels and was set to join Rosario Dawson in the upcoming Disney+ movie The Mandalorian spin off Ashoka.
Born on May 25, 1964 in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, Stevenson began his screen career in the early 1990s, appearing in European television series and TV movies. His first credits on the big screen was opposite Helena Bonham Carter and Kenneth Branagh in Paul Greengass’ drama in 1998. The Theory of Flight. We then landed roles in feature films such as that of Antoine Fuqua king arthur (2004), Lexi Alexander’s Punisher: War Zone (2008), The Hughes Brothers the book of eli (2010) and Adam McKay the other guys (2010).