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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  May 25, 1964
  • Date of Death:  May 21, 2023

Born Gregory Raymond Stevenson in Northern Ireland, the actor moved to England as a child. After attending the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and years of working in British television, he made his film debut in Paul Greengrass’ 1998 film "The Theory of Flight."

In 2004, he appeared in Antoine Fuqua’s "King Arthur" as a knight of the Round Table, and several years later, he played the lead in the Marvel adaptation "Punisher: War Zone." The Irish actor rose to fame in the United States with his role as soldier Titus Pullo in the HBO series, "Rome," from 2005 to 2007. Also on the small screen, Stevenson starred in ABC's "Reef Break," which was on-air for one season in 2019.The year after "Rome" went off the air, Stevenson starred in "Punisher: War Zone." He returned to the Marvel universe to star as Volstagg in "Thor."

Ray Stevenson died in May 2023 at the age of 58. He was survived by his three children: Sebastiano, Leonardo and Lodovico. He shares his children with Italian anthropologist Elisabetta Caraccia.

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