Ray Stevenson

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Ray Stevenson
Stevenson in 2014
Born
George Raymond Stevenson

(1964-05-25)25 May 1964
Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Died21 May 2023(2023-05-21) (aged 58)
EducationBristol Old Vic Theatre School
OccupationActor
Years active1993–2023
Spouse(s)
Ruth Gemmell
(m. 1997; div. 2005)
Partner(s)Elisabetta Caraccia
Children3

George Raymond Stevenson (25 May 1964[1] – 21 May 2023[2]) was a Northern-Irish actor. He played Dagonet in the movie King Arthur (2004) and Titus Pullo in the BBC/HBO television series Rome (2005–2007). He has played two Marvel Comics characters. He was the Frank Castle / The Punisher in Punisher: War Zone (2008) and The Super Hero Squad Show and Volstagg in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (2011–2017). His other movies include Kill the Irishman (2011), The Three Musketeers (2011); and RRR (2022). His television roles include Ukrainian mobster Isaak Sirko in the seventh season of Dexter, Blackbeard in the third and fourth seasons of Black Sails, voicing Gar Saxon in Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Baylan Skoll in Ahsoka.

Stevenson was married to English actress Ruth Gemmell for eight years. He had 3 sons with Italian anthropologist Elisabetta Caraccia. Stevenson died on 21 May 2023.[2] No cause of death has been revealed.

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  1. "Ray Stevenson - Rotten Tomatoes". www.rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 2023-10-02.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Moreau, Jordan (2023-05-22). "Ray Stevenson, Actor in 'Punisher: War Zone,' 'RRR' and 'Thor' Films, Dies at 58". Variety. Retrieved 2023-10-02.