Ray Stevenson, who rose to prominence as the British Governor in SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR,’ died at the age of 58. SS Rajamouli expressed his sorrow at the actor’s passing in a touching message.
Ray Stevenson, who rose to prominence in India for his depiction of British Governor Scott Buxton in SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR,’ died at the age of 58. In addition, he was well-known for his roles as an Asgardian warrior in the “Thor” movie and a soldier of the 13th Legion in HBO’s “Rome.” The information was confirmed by RRR’s official social media pages. In addition, SS Rajamouli expressed his sadness over the actor’s demise in a poignant statement on social media.
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SS Rajamouli shared a photo of himself and Ray Stevenson from the sets of his magnum opus drama ‘RRR,’ writing, “Shocking… I can’t believe what I’m hearing. Ray provided a lot of energy and vibrancy to the shows. It was contagious. It was a pleasure to work with him. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. “May his soul find peace.”
The RRR crew also sent a condolence message for the actor on their official social media handles. A picture of Ray Stevenson was captioned “What devastating news for all of us on the team!” in one post.
In another post, the RRR creators praised the actor’s bravery in executing a crucial feat despite his age. “He was 56 years old when we shot this hard scene, but he did not hesitate while performing this stunt,” they said with a photo of the actor completing a stunt in which he can be seen floating high in the air.
Stevenson is most recognized for his role as Volstagg in Marvel’s ‘Thor’ trilogy, but he is also well-known in India for his work in ‘RRR’ with ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade actress Alison Doody. In India, his performance of the wicked Governor Scott Buxton in SS Rajamouli’s historical action picture ‘RRR’ last year established him as a household figure. The film, starring Jr NTR and Ram Charan, is his only Indian feature.
He rose to prominence in the United States as the sinister Titus Pullo on the hit show ‘Rome,’ which he played at the age of 44. Between 2005 and 2007, three successful seasons aired.