As the British Governor Scott Buxton in SS Rajamouli’s RRR, Ray Stevenson became well-known throughout India. He passed away at the age of 58. He was also well-known for his roles as an Asgardian warrior in the Thor movies and a 13th Legion soldier in the HBO series Rome. The information was verified by RRR’s official social media accounts. SS Rajamouli has also written a letter expressing sorrow at the actor’s passing.
Late Monday night, a picture of Ray from RRR with the remark, “What surprising news for all of us on the team! Enjoy your tranquilly, #RayStevenson. Sir Scott, you will live on in our hearts forever. #RRRMovie.
In a touching message, RRR director SS Rajamouli expressed his condolences for the loss of the renowned actor. Sharing an image from the movie’s set, he tweeted, “Shocking… Simply unable to believe this news. Ray infused the sets with an incredible amount of vigor and enthusiasm. It spread easily. It was a joy to work with him. I’m sending up prayers for his family. May he rest in peace, his soul.
The actor’s supporters expressed their sorrow in the comments section as well. Rarely do actors catch the camera, a fan wrote. What a commanding presence he had on screen. God grants his family courage and blessings on his soul. More of him on the screen would have been nice. “So heartbreaking,” read another tweet. He made a great actor. His performance in RRR is Outstanding. We will miss him a lot.