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Ray Stevenson stars in "Thor," alongside Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins and Natalie Portman, as Volstagg, a character inspired by the Shakespearean character Falstaff and described as being over 1,000 pounds of muscle and the life of the party. This reunited him with the director, Kenneth Branagh, who starred opposite him in "Theory of Flight" for director Paul Greengrass.

Ray Stevenson was most recently seen in starring as Danny Greene in "Kill the Irishman," alongside Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken and Vincent D'Onofrio. He also recently appeared in two very big hit movies: the post-apocalyptic Warner Bros. feature "Book of Eli," opposite Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman for directors Albert and Allen Hughes, and the Columbia Pictures action comedy "The Other Guys," opposite Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell for director Adam McKay. Ray just finished shooting one of the leads in Paul W.S. Anderson's "The Three Musketeers," as the Musketeer Porthos opposite Logan Lerman, Orlando Bloom, Christoph Waltz and Milla Jovovich.

Stevenson received international acclaim for his starring role in the HBO/BBC television series "Rome," where he portrayed the legionary Titus Pullo. He also was featured in the fantasy thriller "Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant." In 2008, he was seen as the lead in "Punisher: War Zone," about the Marvel Comics anti-hero Frank Castle and his quest to rid the world of evil after the death of his wife and daughter. Stevenson's prior film work includes the role of Dagonet in Antoine Fuqua's "King Arthur," for producer Jerry Bruckheimer; the cult favorite "Outpost," for director Steven Barker; "The Return of the Native," opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones; and "Some Kind of Life," opposite Jane Horrocks.

His stage work includes playing Christ in the "York Mystery Plays" in 2000 at York Minster. In 2001, he played Roger in "Mouth to Mouth," by Kevin Ely, at the Albery Theatre in London, with Lindsay Duncan and Michael Maloney and, in 2003, appeared as Cardinal in "The Duchess of Malfi," by John Webster with Janet McTeer, at the Royal National Theatre.

Born in Northern Ireland, Stevenson grew up in England. He studied acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Ray Stevenson's television credits include "Murphy's Law," "Red Cap," "Dalziel and Pascoe: Truth and Consequences," "At Home with the Braithwaites," "Real Women," "Holby City," "Making Love in the 21st Century," "City Central," "Drovers' Gold," "The Dwelling Place," "The Tide of Life" and "The Return of the Native."


RAY STEVENSON: FACTS

How tall is Ray Stevenson? How old is Ray Stevenson? Find out here.

Age: 49 years old
Birthday: May 25, 1964
Height: 6' 4"
Full Name / Real Name: George Raymond Stevenson
Birthplace: Lisburn, Northern Ireland, UK
Wife: Ruth Gemmell (November 1997 - 2005, divorced)




 

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