Actor Ray Stevenson, who appeared in major TV shows such as Rome, Vikings, and Dexter, has died at the age of 58. He was known for his roles in the Thor movies and the Divergent series, as well as several British TV shows such as Band of Gold, Top Practice and Murphy’s Law.
Full Name-George Raymond Stevenson
Born-25 May 1964
Birthplace-Lisburn, United Kingdom
Death-21 May 2023
Death place-Anna Rizzoli Hospital, Lacco Ameno, Italy
Occupations-Actor, Film actor, Stage actor
Spouse-Ruth Gemmell (m. 1997–2005)
George Raymond Stevenson, the second of three sons of an Irish mother. His father was a pilot in the Royal Air Force. He moved to England with his family at the age of eight, settling first in the Laming ton area of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and later in Seaton Delaval.
At the time of his death, Ray Stevenson was single, but in London in 1997, Ray Stevenson tied the knot with English actress Ruth Gemmell. The couple first crossed paths on the set of Band of Gold (1995) and later played a married couple in Peak Practice (1997). But after eight years of marriage, they divorced in 2005.
After then his girlfriend, Italian anthropologist Elisabetta Caraccia, who he met while working on “Rome.”
Stevenson had three sons with Italian anthropologist Elisabetta Caraccia. His two sons are Sebastian Derek Stevenson and Leonardo George.
He attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating at the age of 29.
Cause Of Death
Actor Ray Stevenson has died at the age of 58 before 4 days of his birthday. The cause of death has not been released, but his publicist confirmed that he died on Sunday.
Ray began his acting career in 1998 in the British comedy drama film Theory of Flight, where he played Gigolo. In 2014, he starred in the movie Divergent, based on the first book in The Divergent Series. He reprised his role in the sequels, The Divergent Series: Insurgent, released in March 2015, and The Divergent Series: Allegiant, released in March 2016.
In 2019, the Stevenson S.S. was notified the main antagonist of RRR, a Telugu film directed by Rajamoulin and released in 2022. This was her debut in Indian cinema.
He appeared in several other TV series such as Some Kind of Life (1995), Peak Practice (1997), Red Cap (2003), Rome (2005-2007) and Black Sails (2016-2017).
On March 24, 2015, producers announced that Stevenson would join the cast of Starz’s Black Sails as Edward Teach.
At Star Wars Celebration 2023, it was announced that Stevenson will play the role of Dark Jedi Baylan Skoll in the upcoming series.
Stevenson’s stage work includes portraying the role of Jesus Christ in the York Mystery Plays in 2000 at York Minster. In 2001, he played the role of Roger in Kevin Elyot’s play Word of Mouth to mouth at the Albery Theatre in London alongside Lindsay Duncan and Michael Maloney. Perhaps his best-known role is as the Cardinal in John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi with Janet McTeer at the Royal National Theaters in 2003.
- The Theory of Flight (1998)
- G:MT – Greenwich Mean Time (1999)
- King Arthur (2004)
- Punisher: War Zone (2008)
- The Book of Eli (2010)
- Thor (2011)
- The Three Musketeers (2011)
- Jayne Mansfield’s Car (2013)
- Big Game (2014)
- The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)
- The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016)
- Cold Skin (2017)
- Accident Man (2018)
- Final Score (2018)
- RRR (2018)
- Memory (2022)
- Accident Man: Hitman’s Holiday (2022)
- The Superhero Squad Show (2009)
- Dexter (2012)
- Crossing Lines (2014)
- Saints & Strangers (2015)
- Black Sails (2016-17)
- Star Wars Rebels (2016-17)
- Rellik (2017)
- Reef Break (2019)
- Medici (2019)
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2020)
- Das Boot (2022)
- Ashoka Not yet release. (2023)
- York Mystery Plays (2000)
- Mouth to Mouth (2001)
- The Duchess of Malfi (2003)
Ray Stevenson in Thor
In his second Marvel outing, Stevenson played Asgardian hero Volstagg, one of the Warriors Three, an ally of Chris Hemsworth’s Thor. He appeared in the first three “Thor” films before winning as Cate Blanchett’s villainous Hela in “Thor: Ragnarok.”
Ray Nominated to Saturn Award for Best Guest Starring Role on Television.
His extensive work in that field has earned him many accolades and accolades. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Stevenson’s net worth at the time of his death was $8 million.
- Ray said in one of his interviews that he worked as an interior designer in an architectural practice and made a living doing structural and spatial design.
- Ray Consider Himself as An Old Warrior.
- Ray also stated that he always wanted to pursue a career in acting, but never shared her goals with anyone.
- Australian actors suggest to Stevenson was to enrolls in evening drama classes.
- Moved To Many Places in Childhood.