Ray Stevenson, the character actor who starred in movies like “Punisher: Warzone” and Indian smash “RRR,” has died, ABC News has confirmed.
A representative for the actor said he died on Sunday, four days before his 59th birthday. No other details are available at this time, the representative added.
Stevenson is also known for TV roles on HBO’s “Rome,” Starz’s “Black Sails” and the upcoming August debut of “Star Wars: Ahsoka.”
She began her acting career with roles in several television miniseries in the 90s, including “A Woman’s Guide to Prostitution” in 1993 and “The Tide of Life” in 1996. He also acted in several TV movies like “The Return Of”. Native” and “The Theory of Flight” in 1994.
In 2004, he landed the role of Dagonette in the movie “King Arthur” starring Keira Knightley and Clive Owen.
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In the early 2000s Stevenson starred in several television series and films as Titus Pullo in the TV series “Rome” and in the film “Punisher: War Zone” where he played the lead role of Frank Castle.
In 2014, he played Marcus in the first “Divergent” film. Stevenson starred in the following films in the franchise: “The Divergent Series: Rebellion” and “Allegiant.”
Following “Divergent,” Stevenson appeared as Volstock in “Thor: Ragnarok,” also starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo and Idris Elba. He voiced the character of Carr Saxon in “Star Wars: Rebels” in 2016 and “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” in 2020.
One of her most recent roles was in the Academy Award-winning film “RRR,” in which she played Scott Buxton.
She will appear later this year in the upcoming “Star Wars” miniseries “Ahsoka” as Balen Scholl.