Ray Stevenson death: Star Wars, Thor and King Arthur actor dies aged 58
Tributes are flooding in for Star Wars and Thor actor Ray Stevenson who has died aged 58
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Hollywood legend Ray Stevenson has unexpectedly died at the age of 58, just days before his birthday. The Irish actor - best known for his roles in the Star Wars movies and in the Thor film - passed away on Sunday, his rep has revealed.
His most recent roles included appearing in the 2022 comedy film Accident Man: Hitman's Holiday, where he starred alongside Scott Adkins.
So far, no cause of death has been revealed. However, a number of fans have taken to social media to pay tribute to the star.
One person said: "Oh damn, just saw the news about Ray Stevenson, what a tragedy."
A second person added: "I'm gonna watch Punisher: Warzone today in his memory. RIP Ray Stevenson."
A third person wrote: "OMG, incredibly sad to hear that Ray Stevenson who played Blackbeard in #BlackSails has passed away at the age of 59."
Stevenson made his film debut in the 1998 film The Theory of Flight. He had a minor role alongside Helena Bonham Carter.
In 2002, he starred in the short film No Man's Land prior to his graduation from the London Film School.