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RAY STEVENSON (Wesley) is best known for his starring role in the HBO/BBC television series "Rome,” portraying the legionary Titus Pullo to both critical and public acclaim. Since the series wrapped, he has been working non-stop in a wide variety of feature films.

Stevenson most recently starred in the post-apocalyptic Warner Bros. feature The Book of Eli opposite Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman for directors Albert and Allen Hughes. He also was featured in the fantasy thriller Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant, directed by Paul Weitz and based on the best-selling children's series by Darren Shan. In 2008, he was seen as the lead in Punisher: War Zone, about the Marvel comics anti-hero Frank Castle and his quest to rid the world of evil after the death of his wife and daughter.

Stevenson will next be seen in director Jonathan Hensleigh's The Irishman, playing the title character in a true crime story of notorious mobster Danny Greene, with Christopher Walken, Vincent D'Onofrio and Val Kilmer, set for release this year. 

In 2011, Stevenson will be seen as Volstagg, one of the lead roles in Marvel Comics' Thor. The role reunites him with director Kenneth Branagh, who acted opposite him in Theory of Flight for director Paul Greengrass. He will next begin production on Summit Entertainment's The Three Musketeers, playing Porthos, for director Paul W.S. Anderson.

Stevenson's prior film work includes the role of Dagonet in Antoine Fuqua's King Arthur, for producer Jerry Bruckheimer; the cult favorite Outpost, for director Steven Barker; The Return of the Native, opposite Catherine Zeta Jones; and Some Kind of Life, opposite Jane Horrocks.

His stage work includes playing Christ in the York Mystery Plays in 2000 at York Minster. In 2001, he played Roger in "Mouth to Mouth,” by Kevin Elliot, at the Albery Theatre in London, with Lindsay Duncan and Michael Maloney and, in 2003, appeared as Cardinal in "The Duchess of Malfi,” by John Webster with Janet McTeer and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, at the Royal National Theatre. 

Born in Northern Ireland, Stevenson grew up in England. He studied acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

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