RRR's Villain Ray Stevenson Dies at 58

Tue May 23 2023 09:12:48 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)

Ray Stevenson, the acclaimed actor who captivated Indian audiences with his memorable portrayal of the villainous General Scott in RRR, has passed away at the age of 58.

Known for his impressive performances in films such as The Three Musketeers, Thor, and Kill the Irishman, Stevenson's talent left a lasting impact. Tragically, Stevenson's life was cut short while filming a project on the island of Ischia.

Hospitalized on May 20, he sadly passed away on May 21, according to reports. Throughout his career, Ray Stevenson showcased his versatility in both film and television.

From his breakout role in "The Theory of Flight" to his iconic portrayal of Punisher in "War Zone," and his memorable presence as Volstagg in Marvel's "Thor" series, he consistently delivered captivating performances.

His last completed film was "Accident Man: Hitman's Holiday," alongside Scott Adkins. Fans were eagerly anticipating Stevenson's appearance in the upcoming Disney+ series "Ahsoka," set in the "Star Wars" universe.

Ray Stevenson's remarkable talent and impactful portrayal of General Scott in RRR will be cherished, and he will be dearly missed. May his soul rest in peace.