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Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Ninety Nine - 24 May 2023
Iran Daily - Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Ninety Nine - 24 May 2023 - Page 8

News in Brief

Tehran to host ‘Museum and Disability’ exhibition

ILNA – A cartoon exhibition titled ’Museum and Disability’ will be held at Sa’adabad Cultural and Historical Complex in Tehran on the occasion of the International Museum Day and Cultural Heritage Week from May 23 to June 11.
The exhibition will be held with the aim of realizing the rights of people with disabilities for the accessibility of museums and cultural and artistic places, the innovation of museums and the provision of educational needs.
Iranian House of Cartoon will also host the exhibition in the same period of time.

Ray Stevenson ‘Star Wars’ actor dies aged 58

AFP – Ray Stevenson, the Northern Irish actor who played the villainous British governor in ‘RRR,’ Volstagg in the ‘Thor’ films and a main antagonist in the upcoming ‘Star Wars’ series Ahsoka, died aged 58.
Representatives for Stevenson said he had died on Sunday, four days before his birthday. The Italian newspaper La Repubblica reported he had been hospitalised with a sudden illness on the island of Ischia.
Among those to pay tribute on Tuesday were ‘RRR’ director SS Rajamouli, who wrote: “Just can’t believe this news. Ray brought in so much energy and vibrancy with him to the sets. It was infectious. Working with him was pure joy. My prayers are with his family. May his soul rest in peace.”
Harry Potter actor Matthew Lewis, who appeared alongside Stevenson as a child in the television film ‘Some Kind of Life,’ wrote on Twitter: “This is so sad. Ray played my dad in the first thing I ever did on TV. Almost 30 years ago.



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