A representative for the actor said he died on Sunday, four days short of his 59th birthday.
Tuesday, 23 May 2023 01.02
Ray Stevenson, the character actor who appeared in films such as “Punisher: Warzone” and the Indian smash “RRR,” has died, ABC News has confirmed.
A representative for the actor said he died on Sunday, four days short of his 59th birthday. No other details are available at this time, the representative added.
Stevenson is also known for TV roles, such as HBO's “Rome” and the upcoming “Star Wars: Ahsoka,” debuting in August.
She began her acting career with starring roles in several television miniseries in the 90s, including “A Woman's Guide to Adultery” in 1993 and “The Tide of Life” in 1996. She also starred in several TV films such as “The Return of the Native” in 1994 and “The Theory of Flight.”
In 2004, he landed the role of Dagonet in the film “King Arthur”, which starred Keira Knightley and Clive Owen.
Stevenson went on to star in several TV series and more films throughout the early 2000s including the TV series “Rome” as Titus Pullo, and the film “Punisher: War Zone” in which he played the title role of Frank Castle.
In 2014, he starred in the first “Divergent” film as Marcus. Stevenson went on to play characters in the following franchise films: “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” and “Allegiant.”
Following “Divergent”, Stevenson appeared in “Thor: Ragnarok” as Volstagg, which also starred Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo and Idris Elba. He also voiced the character Gar Saxon in “Star Wars: Rebels” in 2016 and “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” in 2020.
One of his most recent roles was in the Academy Award winning film “RRR”, in which he played Scott Buxton.
He is slated to appear as Baylan Skoll in the upcoming “Star Wars” miniseries “Ahsoka” later this year.
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