ray stevensonThe film’s legacy lives on.
thor The actor, who passed away on May 21 at the age of 58, was recently honored by the director Peter Soos In a touching letter, the filmmaker talks about paying tribute to Ray with the film 1242 West Gate, The historical drama, in which Ray plays Cardinal Cesarani, was the actor’s final film role before his death.
“I have felt the enormous weight of responsibility that has fallen upon me with our work on what is surely your last feature film,” Petter wrote in a message to Deadline. “I will do my best to honor that. I have an image of you on set in front of me passionately analyzing the character of Cesarian. You loved playing him and we did a prequel film about the cardinal.” Started planning as well.
Petter reflected on Ray’s ability to command attention both on and off-set, along with his magnetic personality.