Ray Stevenson, who’s finest identified for starring in Marvel’s Thor motion pictures and RRR, has died aged 58.
The actor died on Sunday (Could 21) in Italy 4 days earlier than his birthday, as confirmed by his publicist to The Hollywood Reporter. A explanation for loss of life has not been launched.
It was reported by Italian newspaper La Repubblica that he had been hospitalised whereas in manufacturing on the movie Cassino on Ischia.
Stevenson performed Volstagg in 2011’s Thor and its sequels, Thor: The Darkish World and Thor: Ragnarok. He additionally performed Governor Scott Buxton in breakout Indian movie, RRR, which obtained the Oscar for Finest Authentic Tune earlier this 12 months.
What stunning information for all of us on the group! 💔
Relaxation in peace, Ray Stevenson.
You’ll keep in our hearts without end, SIR SCOTT. pic.twitter.com/YRlB6iYLFi
— RRR Film (@RRRMovie) Could 22, 2023
The actor’s prior roles embody enjoying Dagonet in 2004’s King Arthur and Titus Pullo in BBC collection Rome. Stevenson additionally performed the lead in 2011’s Kill The Irishman, starred as Porthos in 2011’s The Three Musketeers and performed Isaak Sirko within the seventh season of Dexter.
Previous to Thor, he additionally portrayed Frank Citadel in Marvel’s 2008 movie Punisher: Battle Zone and animated collection The Tremendous Hero Squad Present.
Stevenson just lately appeared at Star Wars Celebration in April to advertise his position in upcoming collection Ahsoka, the place he performs lead antagonist Baylan Skoll. The collection, set to be launched in August, will now mark his final TV efficiency.
Earlier this 12 months, the actor was additionally solid to interchange Kevin Spacey in upcoming movie 1242: Gateway To The West.
Stevenson is survived by his spouse Elisabetta Caraccia and their three kids, Sebastiano, Leonardo and Lodovico.
In a tribute on Twitter, Rome co-star James Purefoy wrote: “So unhappy to listen to the information that Ray Stevenson, our Pullo in Rome, has handed away. A superb, gutsy, larger-than-life actor who stuffed each half he performed proper as much as the brim. My ideas are together with his household, his beautiful spouse Betta and their lovely youngsters. What a loss.”
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So unhappy to listen to the information that Ray Stevenson, our Pullo in Rome, has handed away. A superb, gutsy, larger-than-life actor who stuffed each half he performed proper as much as the brim. My ideas are together with his household, his beautiful spouse Betta and their lovely youngsters. What a loss.
— James Purefoy 🇺🇦 (@JamesPurefoy) Could 22, 2023
I am shocked and saddened to be taught of the passing of Ray Stevenson. I used to be honored to write down him a theme for his mesmerizingly unforgettable Blackbeard on #BlackSails. What a expertise! #RIP https://t.co/ILA6Ufgw8q
— Bear McCreary 🐻🎶 (@bearmccreary) Could 22, 2023