Birthday: 25-05-1964
Age: 55
Star sign: Gemini

Ray was born to a mother from Ireland and father from Britain. He dreamt of becoming an actor at his very early age, but something within him turned down this fantasy towards it making him think that he can’t become a star. He opted to be an interior designer after his studies in art school. In his youth phase when he turned to 25 years, his love for acting emerged, and he decided to make a career in that. He came out at the age of 29 from Bristol Old Vic Theater School and did a few films in the 90s. After doing a lot of small roles, he got the opportunity in the Hollywood movie King Arthur and after this, his game began.

Later, after each of his movies his stardom increased. He got two strong roles in his next ventures ‘Outpost’ and ‘Punisher: War Zone’. Both of these movies were released in the year 2008. He has also performed on stages in various plays at different theaters. Being a lover of art, he involved himself in many works. Watercolor painting is something that he loves to do. For now, he has an Italian partner, and they have a kid. Earlier his spouse was Ruth Gemmell. They divorced in 2005. His work was appreciated in the movie ‘ Thor’ in which he portrayed the character of Volstagg. The T.V. series ‘ Rome’ proved to be an important point of his career. Ray has appeared in some T.V. series like Crossing Lines, ‘ Dexter’, etc. His upcoming work is in Black Sails as the pirate. His last appearance in the movie industry was seen in The Divergent Series: Allegiant and The Transporter: Refueled. He did the series ‘Rome’ that shot him to fame.

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Ray Stevenson is a Hollywood cum British actor. He was born in North Ireland but was raised in England. He is the second of the three sons. His father was a Royal Air Force pilot and his mother, an Irish.

He got an interest in acting at a very early age. He had initially planned to pursue a career in interior design, for which he was even enrolled in a course. But this didn’t give him enough time for pursuing his passion. After witnessing John Malkovich’s performance in Burn After Reading. This, his momentum in acting multiplied manifold. He soon dropped out of the enrolled Art school and joined a Theater school.

He played several supporting roles in his early stages, in films like King Arthur, G: MT-Greenwich Mean Time, Some Kind of Life and The Theory of Flight - which was his first feature.

Stevenson did his first lead role in the film ‘Outpost’, in 2008, where he portrayed the life of an ex-marine, who struggles to survive a disastrous journey. Later, he played the role of the Punisher in ‘Punisher: War Zone’ in 2008. He is also part of the cast of The Divergent Series: Allegiant alongside Shailene Woodley and Theo James.

He has also done several roles in the Television. During 2005-2007, he portrayed Titus Pullo, a Roman warrior in HBO’s critically acclaimed series, ‘Rome’, which brought him immense appreciation.

Regarding his personal life, he was married to Ruth Gemmell, whom he met on the sets of the Television Drama, Band of Gold. In the series Peak Practice, they played husband and wife. Eight years later, they divorced. Later, he married Elisabetta Caraccia, an Italian anthropologist with whom he has two sons. He met Elisabetta while shooting ‘Rome’.

Bart Patton English Actor

Bart Patton

Born on 11 July 1939, Bart Patton is an actor, assistant director and producer. He was named as Phillip Bardwell Patton at birth and got a nickname as “Bardy Patton” with his performance as Scampy the Clown in Super Circus. Patton attended the University of California, Los Angeles along with Mary Mitchell and Francis Ford Coppola. Bart started acting in ‘Gidget Goes Hawaiian’, for which he dropped out of college and married Mary by the time the filming was done. Coppola is a film director, producer and screenwriter. The duo worked together in Coppola’s Dementia 13, a horror-thriller, produced by Roger Corman.  After Dementia 13, Bart worked as production manager and assistant director for the movie Spider Baby, which was directed by Jack Hill and featured Mary Mitchell as a co-star along with Lon Chaney, Jr. and Carol Ohmart. The movie was a black comedy horror film and was adapted into various forms on the stage. It was remade in 2007, by Tony DiDio as the producer featuring Jack Hill as executive producer and Jeff Broadstreet as director. After Spider Baby, Bart made his first film, Beach Ball, as a producer. The movie impressed the likes of Universal Pictures. MCA and Universal got into a contract in 1965 for Patton and filmmaker Lennie Weinrib to produce 14 rock and-roll movies in a couple of years time.  In 2000, Bart directed his first film, Unshackled, which came down as the longest-running radio drama ever made.  The couple Mary Mitchel and Bart Patton got married on 2 September 1961 and divorced on 18 January 1980. They had two children, and one of them was named Tyler Patton. The actor Tony Dingman is the brother of Mary.  

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Mark Bennington

Mark Bennington is an actor, well known for his incredible work in the movie The Letters (2014) and Detective Byomkesh Bakshy (2015). Mark is based in New York, and he is the curator of Living the Dream: The Life of the Bollywood Actor and a Portrait Photographer. He has also served as a drummer at LA roots/rock band and as a professor of photography at Syracuse University. In December 21st, 2013 he married the love of his life, Taapsi Ramchandani, a cultural anthropologist. Mark also played the role of Ichleb in the episode of Star Trek Voyager Series. Apart from Star Trek he was also seen in a drama film ‘And there came summer,' CBS series directed by Nancy Malone, and NBC’s Titans directed by Charles Correl. In addition, to television, he has also worked in various stage dramas like Murdering Malowe, The Birds of the Paradise and An Enemy of the People. He has to his credit performed  Shakespearean theatrical plays A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelfth Night. Mark was an actor for more than ten years in Los Angeles and New York, performing both in theater and TV shows. It was his passion and love for India that brought him here.  After coming to Mumbai, Mark’s meeting with the casting director of YRF, Shanoo Sharma, was a turning point in his life. Living the Dream: The Life of the Bollywood Actor is his new book in which he has tried to imbibe the quintessence of the Bollywood community.  Mark married Taapsi initially in Los Angeles and then they had their traditional Hindu wedding in Pune. Mark and Taapsi met through a common friend in Bandra, Mumbai. In Detective Byomkesh Bakshi, Mark plays the role of DCDD Wilkie. He portrays the role of a shrewd detective in Lal Bazar. In the movie, DCDD Wilkie is someone, whom no one can figure out, he is known to walk freely and disguise himself.

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