Born in Northern Ireland on the 25th of May in 1964, Ray Stevenson would graduate from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 1993, at age 29.
A British film and television actor Stevenson has played many supporting roles in various movies and television shows, but also headlined and starred as Titus Pullo in the BBC and HBO show Rome.
Comic Related Movie Roles
Ray Stevenson portrays Warriors Three large man Volstagg in Thor (2011) and Thor: the Dark World. Stevenson would require a the use of a 'fat suit' for the role, in order to play the famously rotund character, Volstagg known as much for his girth as well as anything. Stevenson speaking of the experience "I've tried the suit on, and what they've done is kind of sex him up: he's sort of slimmer but rounder, he's got every bit of that Falstaffian verve and vigor, and a bit of a beer gut to suggest that enormous appetite, but he's not the sort of Weeble-shaped figure he is in the comics. He's Falstaff with muscles. I've got this amazing foam-injected undersuit that flexes with me"
Stevenson stars as the protagonist and lead character Frank Castle aka the Punisher in 2008's Punisher: War Zone.
Stevenson portrays the mercenary Firefly in 2013's G.I. Joe: Retaliation.