Ray Stevenson, the famous actor most known in India for portraying British Governor Scott Buxton in SS Rajamouli’s RRR, died at the age of 58. Stevenson rose to prominence as an Asgardian warrior in the Thor movie and as a soldier of the 13th Legion in HBO’s Rome. RRR’s official social media channels confirmed the tragic news. SS Rajamouli sent a poignant message expressing his grief over the actor’s death.
Who Was Ray Stevenson?
Ray Stevenson, who was born on May 25, 1964, in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, began his acting career after graduating from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the early 1990s. Furthermore, he quickly established himself in both television and film, demonstrating his talent in films such as The Theory of Flight (1998), King Arthur (2004), and Rome (2005-2007). Notably, in 2008, he starred in Punisher: War Zone and voiced the character in The Super Hero Squad Show. With appearances in Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), and Thor: The Dark World (2013). Also, in Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Stevenson’s portrayal as Volstagg received attention in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
What shocking news for all of us on the team! 💔
Rest in peace, Ray Stevenson.
You will stay in our hearts forever, SIR SCOTT. pic.twitter.com/YRlB6iYLFi
— RRR Movie (@RRRMovie) May 22, 2023
In addition to his achievements in cinema and television, Stevenson has appeared on stage in several famous shows. His performances of Macbeth, Othello, and King Lear made an indelible impression on the theatrical scene. He also showed his flexibility by appearing in musicals such as The Full Monty and Carousel.
Moreover, Stevenson’s reputation as a versatile actor arose from his ability to play various roles. His physical presence and emotionally intense performances drew praise from both critics and audiences. Therefore, he leaves behind a long legacy as one of the most gifted actors of his time, one that will be cherished and remembered.
Ray Stevenson’s Death
Ray Stevenson’s death was confirmed by his representative, Nicki Fioravante, in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. However, no detailed information on the cause of his death has been released at this time.
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