British Actor Ray Stevenson Passes Away at 58 in Ischia
On May 21, 2023, British actor Ray Stevenson passed away at the age of 58 on the Italian island of Ischia. The news has shocked Hollywood, and several international media outlets, including The Sun and CNN, have reported on the actor’s passing. Although the specific health problems have not been disclosed, Stevenson was admitted to the Rizzoli hospital in Ischia before his passing.
Stevenson is known for his notable roles in various film and television projects, including “Roma,” “Black Sails,” and “Dexter.” At the time of his death, Stevenson was filming his latest project, “Cassino a Ischia.” He leaves behind a significant legacy in the acting world.
The Best Works of Ray Stevenson, According to Rotten Tomatoes
Ray Stevenson has worked on several acclaimed projects throughout his career. Here are some of the best works of the late Hollywood actor according to Rotten Tomatoes:
10. “The Spanish Princess” (2019)
“The Spanish Princess” is a British-American television miniseries based on Philippa Gregory’s novels “The Constant Princess” and “The King’s Curse.” Stevenson had a supporting role in this historical drama series.
9. “Rellik” (2017)
In this suspenseful thriller, Stevenson played Superintendent Benton, who helps Detective Gabriel Markham pursue a serial killer. The episodes were told backward chronologically, with the first episode being the last.
8. “King Arthur” (2004)
“King Arthur” tells a fictional story based on the archaeological data that the legend of King Arthur originated from a real person, a Roman commander named Arcturus. Stevenson portrayed Dagonet in this historical adventure film.
7. “Kill the Irish” (2011)
Inspired by real-life events, “Kill the Irish” stars Stevenson as Danny Greene, a Cleveland gangster who committed brutal crimes. The film was released in 2011 but is currently not available on any streaming platform.
6. “Thor” (2011)
Stevenson appeared in all the “Thor” movies as the character slstagg, part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. These movies are available to stream on Disney+.
5. “Backup Cops” (2010)
In this comedic action film, Stevenson played Roger Wesley, a mercenary leader. It is available to watch on Netflix, HBO Max, and Star+.
4. “Black Sails” (2016-2017)
“Black Sails” is a pirate drama television series set in the Golden Age of Piracy. Stevenson joined the show in its third and fourth seasons as Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard.
3. “RRR” (2022-2023)
In this epic Indian Telugu-language action drama film, Stevenson played the antagonistic and authoritarian governor of Delhi, Scott Buxton. This movie was released in 2022 and is available on Netflix.
2. “Dexter” (2012)
Stevenson’s performance as Isaak Sirko, a leader of the Ukrainian mafia, was a highlight of the seventh season of this acclaimed television show about a secret serial killer.
1. “Roma” (2005-2007)
This historical drama television series depicts the transition from the Roman Republic to the Empire. Stevenson’s performance as Tito Pullo earned him recognition and critical acclaim, and marked a turning point in his career.
Ray Stevenson’s passing is a great loss to the entertainment industry. He will always be remembered for his notable performances and contributions to film and television.