Celebs Who Died In 2023

Ray Stevenson, 58

The Irish actor was known best for playing larger-than-life characters.

Stevenson played one of the Knights of the Round Table in Antoine Fuqua’s 2004 movie “King Arthur.” A few years after that he landed the lead role playing Frank Castle in the Marvel movie “Punisher: War Zone.”

He also showed up in the “Thor” and “Divergent” franchises.

Most recently, he played the villain Governor Scott Buxton in the global box office sensation “RRR,” and will next be seen playing a Jedi who turns bad in the upcoming “Star Wars” series on Disney+, “Ahsoka.”

Stevenson died on May 21, no cause was given.