YEREVAN, MAY 23, ARTSAKHPRESS. British actor Ray Stevenson, who appeared in major TV shows such as Rome, Vikings and Dexter, has died aged 58, the BBC reported citing his publicist firm.
Stevenson was known for roles in the Thor films and the Divergent series, as well as several UK TV shows like Band of Gold, Peak Practice and Murphy’s Law.
His US-based publicist firm, Viewpoint, confirmed his death to the BBC but did not provide any further details.
No cause of death has been revealed but he was reportedly hospitalised during filming on the Italian island Ischia.
At the time of his death, he was working on an action movie, Cassino in Ischia.
His death was announced four days before his 59th birthday.
In 2004, he played a knight in the big-budget Hollywood film, King Arthur, which starred Keira Knightley.
More recently, Stevenson secured roles in successful US-made TV shows and movies, taking the role of Volstagg in the Thor trilogy and Titus Pullo in HBO’s historical drama series Rome.
He will star as Baylan Skoll in the upcoming Disney+ series Star Wars: Ashoka.