Ray Stevenson dead at age 58: The ‘Thor & King Arthur’ star dies weeks before the new ‘Star Wars’ spinoff airs on Disney+

ACTOR Ray Stevenson has died aged 58.

The Northern Ireland star is known for portraying Dagonet in the King Arthur film.

Ray Stevenson has died at the age of 58

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Ray Stevenson has died at the age of 58Credit: Alamy
He is known for his leading role in

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He is known for his leading role in “King Arthur”.Credit: Alamy

He also played Volstagg, one of Thor’s loyal sidekicks, in the 2011 Marvel film Thor.

Ray will have a role as the Dark Jedi in the upcoming Star Wars Ahsoka series on Disney+, which airs in August.

His sudden death was confirmed today by his publicist, reports Variety.

Ray died Sunday, but no further details were given.

Honors for the Hollywood star are now pouring in from home and abroad.

A friend wrote: “I am shocked and saddened by the tragic news of the passing of a great actor and my good friend Ray Stevenson.”

“I’ll miss you, Big Ray! Life is short so make the most of it folks.”

CELINE CASTRONUOVO

CELINE CASTRONUOVO is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. CELINE CASTRONUOVO joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: celine@dailynationtoday.com.

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