Ray Stevenson was born on May 25, 1964, in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. He pursued his passion for acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the United Kingdom. Ray's father served as a pilot in the Royal Air Force, and he had two brothers, one younger and one older. When Ray was eight years old, his family moved to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England. At the age of 29, he enrolled in the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Sadly, Ray passed away at the age of 58.