The loss of Ray Stevenson is being lamented in the entertainment industry. The Irish actor passed unexpectedly on May 21st after being admitted to a hospital in Italy while he was filming Cassino in Ischia.
Stevenson has been working in the business for about three decades and was well-known for his iconic performances in the Thor flicks. Fans are paying respect to the actor and asking questions about his life, including his net worth and earnings, as more information about his passing is awaited.
Ray Stevenson Net Worth
At the time of his passing in May 2023, Ray Stevenson had an estimated net worth of $8 million, according to the website Celebrity Net Worth. The majority of this riches was derived through his lengthy and successful performing career. Stevenson, whose father was a pilot in the Royal Air Force, was born in Northern Ireland in 1964 and came to England with his family when he was eight years old.
He spent some time working at a London architecture firm before deciding to pursue acting full-time. At the age of 29, he earned his acting degree from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. A little part in the television programme A Woman’s Guide to Adultery served as Stevenson’s acting debut. He later made appearances in programmes including Band of Gold, The Dwelling Place, and Some Kind of Life.
Stevenson had previously stated in an interview on how he got into acting, “I had to face up to the realisation and it was an epiphany: that what I believed was a decision to be an actor was untrue. There was nothing to decide. It is a profession. I had no other option. I had to agree to dive in headfirst with no safety net and simply start running.
Film Debut and Breakthrough
In 1998, Stevenson received his first acting credit for his role as a gigolo in The Theory of Flight. His roles as Dagonet in the 2004 film King Arthur and Titus Pullo in the HBO series Rome catapulted him to popularity. Additionally, he played supporting roles in a number of popular series, such as The Divergent Series and G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
The actor also took part in a couple Marvel films. He first appeared as Volstagg in Thor and its two sequels, The Dark World and Ragnarok, before being cast as Frank Castle/The Punisher in Punisher: War Zone (2008). York Mystery Plays (2000), Mouth to Mouth (2001), and The Duchess of Malfi (2003) were among his theatre performances.
Later Career and Death
Stevenson played Governor Scott Buxton in the Oscar-winning Indian film RRR in 2022. In the Star Wars television series Ahsoka, he was slated to play Baylan Skoll. The best feeling in the world is getting to use the lightsaber. I couldn’t help it; I made the noise the first time they handed it to me for the camera test, the actor had remarked about his part.
Stevenson was working on Frank Ciota’s Cassino in Ischia in May 2023. He was slated to play an ageing action star trying to resurrect his career. On May 21, nevertheless, his publicist announced that the actor had passed away on the Italian island of Ischia.
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