In what may come as shocking news, Irish actor Ray Stevenson, known for his portrayal of the villainous Governor Scott Buxon in Rajamouli’s film RRR, has passed away. Stevenson, also known as George Raymond Stevenson, was only 58 years old. The cause of his sudden death has not been disclosed at this time.
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Stevenson gained popularity for his roles in movies such as Punisher: War Zone and The Theory of Flight, as well as his work on the acclaimed HBO and BBC television series Rome. He also made appearances in well-known shows like Dexter, The Walking Dead, Black Sails, Vikings, and various Star Wars animated series. Stevenson’s upcoming project was the Disney+ Star Wars series Ahsoka, which is set to premiere soon. His last completed film was Accident Man: Hitman’s Holiday.
The news of Stevenson’s passing has left the team behind RRR, his fans, and those who admired his work deeply saddened.