On May 22, 2023, we bid farewell to the esteemed actor Ray Stevenson, who passed away at the age of 58, just a few days before his 59th birthday.
With several significant projects on the horizon, many are left curious about the circumstances surrounding Ray Stevenson’s passing.
Born in Northern Ireland, Stevenson grew up in England and found his passion for acting after being inspired by John Malkovich.
His journey in the entertainment world included appearances in British TV shows such as “Waking the Dead,” “Dalziel and Pascoe,” and “At Home with the Braithwaites.”
However, it was his breakthrough role in “King Arthur” (2004), starring alongside Keira Knightley, that truly catapulted his career.
Notably, he portrayed The Punisher in 2008’s “The Punisher: War Zone” and made his mark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Thor series as Volstagg.
His versatile talents also shined in the HBO historical series “Rome,” the Tollywood film “RRR,” and he was eagerly anticipated to star in the original Disney+ Star Wars series “Ahsoka.”
Ray Stevenson Cause Of Death: How Did Ray Stevenson Die?
The passing of Ray Stevenson has left many inquiring about the circumstances surrounding his death. His public relations company, Viewpoint, confirmed his demise to various news sources like BBC and Variety.
However, the exact cause of his death has not been disclosed. What we do know is that he was undergoing hospital treatment while on the set of the movie “Cassino” on the Italian island of Ischia. This unfortunate incident transpired as he was engaged in his work on the film.
Stevenson had an array of unreleased projects that he had been working on prior to his passing. Notably, he was set to assume the role of Baylan Skroll, a former Jedi who succumbed to the dark side and allied with Grand Admiral Thrawn, in the Disney+ series “Ahsoka.”
In addition to this, his posthumous credits will include appearances in films like “1242: Gateway to the West” and “Cassino” on Ischia.