Ray Stevenson

Ray Stevenson was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 25 May 1964. He is a film, TV and stage actor. He moved with his family to Lemington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England in 1972 at the age of eight, and later to Cramlington, Northumberland, where he was raised. The second of three sons of a Royal Air Force pilot father and an Irish mother, As a child he dreamed to become an actor, but he also thought that dream was impossible. So he pursued his other love, art, and went to art school instead. He was an interior designer with an architectural firm in London when he at 25 decided to try out acting. Eventually he attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating at the age of 29. At the beginning of 90s, he began his career on films. He did a few TV films, one of them is The Return of the Native (1994), where he appeared opposite Clive Owen, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Steven Mackintosh. He also filmed The Theory of Flight (1998) Greenwich Mean Time (1999), Green-Eyed Monster (2001) (TV) and a lot of TV guest roles in series. Finally, he made a international breakout with King Arthur (2004), as quiet, but loyal knight Dagonet, again with Clive Owen (who played Arthur), Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffudd, Mads Mikkelsen, Ray Winstone and Stellan Skarsgard. After a few more TV films, Stevenson's popularity stared to rise by each film. But, the real fame comes with HBO's "Rome" (2005 - 2007), as funny, but heroically fearless legionary Titus Pullo, opposite Kevin McKidd. Another ...

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Thor: The Dark World (2013)

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Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Idris Elba

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Idris Elba

The Book of Eli (2010)

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A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Gary Oldman  •  Michael Gambon  •  Mila Kunis

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allen Hughes  •  Albert Hughes
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Gary Oldman  •  Michael Gambon  •  Mila Kunis

The Three Musketeers (2011)

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The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Logan Lerman  •  Ray Stevenson

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Logan Lerman  •  Ray Stevenson

Thor (2011)

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Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Anthony Hopkins

Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Anthony Hopkins

King Arthur (2004)

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mads Mikkelsen

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mads Mikkelsen

The Theory of Flight (1999)

A dreamer who aspires to human flight is assigned public service after one of his attempts off a public building. This leads him to meeting a young woman, who is dying of motor neuron disease. The strong-willed woman admits her wish to be de-flowered before her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Gemma Jones  •  Holly Aird  •  Kenneth Branagh

A dreamer who aspires to human flight is assigned public service after one of his attempts off a public building. This leads him to meeting a young woman, who is dying of motor neuron disease. The strong-willed woman admits her wish to be de-flowered before her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Gemma Jones  •  Holly Aird  •  Kenneth Branagh

Punisher: War Zone (2008)

Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. With the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lexi Alexander
CAST:  Ray Stevenson  •  Dominic West  •  Doug Hutchison  •  Julie Benz

Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. With the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lexi Alexander
CAST:  Ray Stevenson  •  Dominic West  •  Doug Hutchison  •  Julie Benz

The Transporter Refueled (2015)

The fast-paced action movie is again set in the criminal underworld in France, where Frank Martin is known as The Transporter, because he is the best driver and mercenary money can buy. In this installment, he meets Anna and they attempt to take down a group of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Camille Delamarre
CAST:  Ed Skrein  •  Loan Chabanol  •  Lenn Kudrjawizki  •  Radivoje Bukvić

The fast-paced action movie is again set in the criminal underworld in France, where Frank Martin is known as The Transporter, because he is the best driver and mercenary money can buy. In this installment, he meets Anna and they attempt to take down a group of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Camille Delamarre
CAST:  Ed Skrein  •  Loan Chabanol  •  Lenn Kudrjawizki  •  Radivoje Bukvić

Big Game (2014)

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Air Force One is shot down by terrorists, leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness. 13-year old Oskari is also in that wilderness, on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk by tracking down a deer, but instead discovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jalmari Helander
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Onni Tommila  •  Ted Levine  •  Victor Garber

Air Force One is shot down by terrorists, leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness. 13-year old Oskari is also in that wilderness, on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk by tracking down a deer, but instead discovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jalmari Helander
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Onni Tommila  •  Ted Levine  •  Victor Garber

Divergent (2014)

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In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Shailene Woodley  •  Kate Winslet  •  Miles Teller  •  Ray Stevenson

In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Burger
CAST:  Shailene Woodley  •  Kate Winslet  •  Miles Teller  •  Ray Stevenson

Jayne Mansfield's Car (2013)

Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. The scars of the past hide differences that will either tear them apart or expose truths that could lead to unexpected collisions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Shawnee Smith  •  Ray Stevenson

Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. The scars of the past hide differences that will either tear them apart or expose truths that could lead to unexpected collisions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Shawnee Smith  •  Ray Stevenson

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon M. Chu
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Channing Tatum  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jonathan Pryce

Framed for crimes against the country, the G.I. Joe team is terminated by Presidential order. This forces the G.I. Joes into not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon M. Chu
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Channing Tatum  •  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jonathan Pryce

The Other Guys (2010)

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Unlike their heroic counterparts on the force, desk-bound NYPD detectives Gamble and Hoitz garner no headlines as they work day to day. When a seemingly minor case turns out to be a big deal, the two cops get the opportunity to finally prove to their comrades that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Eva Mendes  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Unlike their heroic counterparts on the force, desk-bound NYPD detectives Gamble and Hoitz garner no headlines as they work day to day. When a seemingly minor case turns out to be a big deal, the two cops get the opportunity to finally prove to their comrades that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Eva Mendes  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Kill the Irishman (2011)

Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, Kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough Cleveland ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Hensleigh
CAST:  Ray Stevenson  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Val Kilmer  •  Christopher Walken

Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, Kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough Cleveland ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Hensleigh
CAST:  Ray Stevenson  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Val Kilmer  •  Christopher Walken

The Return of the Native (1994)

Eustacia Vye, an exquisite beauty despairing at her boring life on an English moor, sets up a fateful lovers' triangle when she uses her wiles to entice two men, a dashing suitor and a successful man who made his name abroad and returned to his home on the heath.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Ray Stevenson  •  Clive Owen  •  Joan Plowright

Eustacia Vye, an exquisite beauty despairing at her boring life on an English moor, sets up a fateful lovers' triangle when she uses her wiles to entice two men, a dashing suitor and a successful man who made his name abroad and returned to his home on the heath.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Ray Stevenson  •  Clive Owen  •  Joan Plowright

Outpost (2008)

In a seedy bar in a town ravaged by war, scientist and businessman Hunt hires mercenary and former Royal Marine D.C. to assemble a crack team of ex-soldiers to protect him on a dangerous journey into no-man's land. Their mission is to scope out an old military ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barker
CAST:  Ray Stevenson  •  Julian Wadham  •  Richard Brake  •  Paul Blair

In a seedy bar in a town ravaged by war, scientist and businessman Hunt hires mercenary and former Royal Marine D.C. to assemble a crack team of ex-soldiers to protect him on a dangerous journey into no-man's land. Their mission is to scope out an old military ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barker
CAST:  Ray Stevenson  •  Julian Wadham  •  Richard Brake  •  Paul Blair

G:MT Greenwich Mean Time (1999)

Six London school-leavers attempt to make it in the world, balancing the challenge of trying to make a name for themselves in the music industry against the pressures and tragedies of everyday life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Strickland
CAST:  Steve John Shepherd  •  Ben Waters  •  Alec Newman  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor

Six London school-leavers attempt to make it in the world, balancing the challenge of trying to make a name for themselves in the music industry against the pressures and tragedies of everyday life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Strickland
CAST:  Steve John Shepherd  •  Ben Waters  •  Alec Newman  •  Chiwetel Ejiofor

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)

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Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including a wolf-man and a bearded lady  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Chris Massoglia  •  Patrick Fugit

Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including a wolf-man and a bearded lady  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Josh Hutcherson  •  Chris Massoglia  •  Patrick Fugit

Insurgent (2015)

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Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Schwentke
CAST:  Shailene Woodley  •  Theo James  •  Miles Teller  •  Ansel Elgort

Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Schwentke
CAST:  Shailene Woodley  •  Theo James  •  Miles Teller  •  Ansel Elgort

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of a powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taika Waititi
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Idris Elba

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of a powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taika Waititi
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Idris Elba
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