By Anadya Narain
Ray Stevenson, the Irish actor who was slated to appear in the much-awaited Ahsoka series, passed away at 58.
Known best for his work in notable films like 2008’s Punisher: War Zone and Kenneth Branagh’s 2011 film Thor, Stevenson died a few days ago amid the filming of his forthcoming movie, Cassino in Ischia.
After working in numerous British television shows, Stevenson made his Hollywood debut with The Theory of Flight (1998).
Before launching his Marvel career with the comic book adaptation of Punisher: War Zone and the first three installments in the Thor franchise.
According to Ray Stevenson’s representatives, the actor passed away on May 21, just four days before his 59th birthday. While details such as the cause and time of his death remain a mystery
The Rome star was hospitalized owing to a mysterious illness on the island of Ischia, where his latest project was in production as reported by Italian newspaper La Repubblica.
DC Studios figurehead James Gunn wrote in a tweet, "So sorry to hear about the passing, far too young, of Ray Stevenson"
In addition to James Gunn and Rosario Dawson, a few of Ray Stevenson's "Thor" companions made touching social media tributes to him.
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