Known for his well portrayed role as Titus Pullo on the English-American TV show, Rome, Ray Stevenson is one of the most famous and talented entertainers to ever hit the silver screen in the late 90’s. He is also commonly known as the character Dagonet in the film King Arthur. The UK-based Irish entertainer has appeared in several films and TV series where he has showcased his excellent acting skills. Find out more about Ray in his profile below.
Ray Stevenson’s biography
He was born on and his name was George Raymond Stevenson25. May 1964 in Lisburn, County Antrim, Northern Ireland to parents whose names and information are yet to be released. However, it is known that Ray’s father was a Captain in the Royal Air Force and his mother happens to be Irish.
The second child of three brothers, he spent part of his childhood in Northern Ireland and Lemington, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, but later moved with his family to Cramlington, Northumberland, where he grew up.
Ray Stevenson graduated with a degree in Creative Arts from Bristol Old Vic Theater School, a prestigious drama school in Bristol offering acting classes for film, television and theatre.
He appeared in several television series in the early 90’s such as Catherine Cookson (1993), A Place to Live as Matthew Whitwell (1994), Bond of Gold as Steve Dickson (1995), The Tide of Life as Larry Birch (1996), Peak Training as Joe Higson (1997) and Drover’s Gold as Armstrong (1997). In 1998 he made his film debut in The Theory of Flying where he portrayed a male escort who was hired to help one of the film’s characters lose her virginity. He also starred as DI Tony Baynham in Britain’s TV police procedural drama show Midtownwhich was written and created by Tony Jordan later that same year. Stevenson also starred as Mr. Hardy in the film GMT: Greenwich Mean Time in 1999 and also featured in an episode of Love 21st Century as the character Alex.
Ray Stevenson continued to appear in various television series such as The Bill (2000), Holby City (2000), Home with the Braithwaites (2001), Dalziel and Pascoe (2001), Red Cap (2003), Murphy’s Law (2003) and The Dead go as dr Tim Faulkner (2004).
In addition to films and television series, Stevenson has also been part of some theatrical productions, appearing in York Mystery Plays where he played the role of Jesus Christ (2000). The next year, in 2001, he played the role of Roger in the theater play Mouth to Mouth and later played a cardinal in the play The Duchess of Malfi alongside actresses Janet McTeer created by John Webster at the Royal National Theater in 2003.
In 2004 he portrayed the selfless army commander Dagonet in King Arthur , who gave his life for his soldiers. He was later offered the role of one of the main characters in the very popular English-American TV show Rome as Titus Pullo in 2005 and later appeared in Lifeline as Peter Brasco and The Super Hero Squad Show as Frank Castle.
In 2009 he starred in the film Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant as Murlough, The Book of Eli as Redridge (2010), The Other Boys as Roger Wesley (2010), Kill the Irishman as Danny Greene (2011), The Three Musketeers as Porthos (2011) and in Thor as Volstagg in 2011. He reprized his role as Volstagg in Thor: The Dark World in 2013 and Thor: Ragnarok in 2017. He also appeared in GI Joe Vengeance as Firefly (2013 ), Differing as Marcus Eaton in 2014, reprising his role as Marcus Eaton in Insurgentsin 2015 and Allegiant in 2016. In 2018 he starred in the films Accident Man as Big Ray and Endstand as Arkady.
Wealth (income and earnings)
Ray Stevenson has amassed a net worth of $8million over the years, although there is no information on how much he makes per movie/episode, it is evident that he makes a decent salary.
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Ray Stevenson’s height and weight
There’s no denying that the handsome actor is in good shape. He is 6 feet 4 inches or 1.95 m tall and weighs 84 kg. He wears a shoe size 11 (US).