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Actor Ray Stevenson Dies on the Age of 58


Baylan Skoll (Ray Stevenson) in Lucasfilm’s ‘Ahsoka,’ solely on Disney+. ©2023 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved.

Ray Stevenson, a flexible actor identified for style fare resembling ‘Punisher: War Zone’, the primary three ‘Thor’ movies, HBO’s ‘Rome’ and far more, has died. He was 58.

Born George Raymond Stevenson on May 25, 1964, in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, he harbored performing ambitions from an early age and enrolled at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, from the place he finally obtained his graduate diploma.

TV Appearances 

From there, he kicked off a profession in British and European TV, beginning with 1993’s ‘A Woman’s Guide to Adultery’, through which he had a supporting position as a journalist. He racked up credit in a lot of TV sequence well-known to UK audiences, together with ‘Peak Practice’, ‘Holby City’ and ‘The Bill’ (the British equal of ‘Law & Order’ the place many actors both acquired their begin or have appeared in visitor roles).

Luke Bracey as Rexford G. 'Rex' Lewis / Cobra Commander and Ray Stevenson as Firefly in 2013's 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation.'

(L to R) Luke Bracey as Rexford G. ‘Rex’ Lewis / Cobra Commander and Ray Stevenson as Firefly in 2013’s ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation.’ Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures.

But on the small display, his true massive break was HBO’s ‘Rome’, through which he performed the cheery, violent Titus Pollo. It raised his profile, and he started to attain greater components each on TV and the massive display.

His TV work within the States additionally consists of ‘Black Sails’, ‘Dexter’ ‘Medici’ and voicing the character of Gar Saxon in each ‘Star Wars Rebels’ and ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’. He’ll be again on our screens in that galaxy far, distant for ‘Star Wars: Ahsoka’, through which he performs a unique character, the villainous Baylan Skoll.

Ray Stevenson as Big Ray in the action/thriller film, 'Accident Man: Hitman's Holiday.'

Ray Stevenson as Big Ray within the motion/thriller movie, ‘Accident Man: Hitman’s Holiday,’ a Samuel Goldwyn Films launch. Photo courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films.

Film Work

On the movie entrance, he made his debut in 1998’s ‘The Theory of Flight’ reverse Helena Bonham Carter and would go on to make scene-stealing supporting appearances in a lot of movies together with ‘King Arthur’, ‘Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant’, ‘The Book of Eli’, ‘The Other Guys’, ‘Kill the Irishman’, ‘The Transporter Refueled,’ ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation,’ the ‘Accident Man‘ sequence, the ‘Divergent’ movies and, extra not too long ago, because the scowling, merciless Governor Scott Buxton in ‘RRR’.

Two roles, although, could stand out on his movie resume: he performed the jubilant Volstagg, one of many Warriors Three who stand with Chris Hemsworth’s Thor within the first two movies that includes the Marvel hero (his character is unceremoniously offed in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’.

And in a uncommon main efficiency, he was chosen by director Lexi Alexander as Frank Castle in ‘Punisher: War Zone’, an underrated adaptation of the Marvel comedian guide character.

Alexander was amongst these fast to pay tribute to the actor.

Content Source: www.moviefone.com


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