Dan Stevens

Daniel Jonathan Stevens

Daniel Jonathan"Dan"Stevens(born 10 October 1982)is an English actor. He is best known for his role as Matthew Crawley in the British period drama television seriesDownton Abbey.

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as well as a commendation at the 2004 Ian Charleson Awards .

.Later that year he played Simon Bliss inHay Feverby Noël Coward at London's Haymarket Theatre , alongside Peter Bowles and Dame Judi Dench ; the director was Peter Hall. He also performed as Lord Holmwood in an adaptation ofDraculafor the BBC , and as Basil Brookes in the BBC Emmy-award-winning film,Maxwell. That same year, he was named one of Screen International 's 2006Stars Of Tomorrow.

, playing Edward Ferrars , and the West End revival of Noël Coward 'sThe Vortex. In January 2009 he appeared on New Year's Day inAgatha Christie's Marple : Nemesison ITV1 in Britain.In June 2009 he returned to the West End , playing Septimus Hodge in an acclaimed revival of Tom Stoppard 'sArcadiaat the Duke of York's Theatre .

and has been nominated for several Emmy , BAFTA , Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards since its debut. The central love story of Matthew Crawley and his distant cousin, Lady Mary Crawley , played by Michelle Dockery , was enormously popular.Stevens left the series after finishing the third season and the Christmas Special in 2012.His exit caused a huge uproar with fans, who notably took to Twitter and other social media sites to express their anger at the character's death.

. In March 2012 he completed shootingVamps, the latest film from Amy Heckerling , andSummer in February, an Edwardian romance film set in an artist colony.

He made his Broadway debut that year opposite Jessica Chastain and David Strathairn inThe Heiress.

. He played a simulacrum of Sir Lancelot in the 2014 comedy filmNight at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.

Beauty and the Beast.

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Casino Royale,Wolf Hall, andWar Horse. In 2014, he was nominated for two Audie Awards , in the Classic category and Solo Narration (Male) category forFrankenstein.

and was a regular columnist for theSunday Telegraph.

,which was shortlisted for the 2014 The Cricket Society and M.C.C. Book of the Year Award.

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 Dan Stevens's Personal life

Actress Rebecca Hall is godmother to his daughter Willow.

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 Dan Stevens's Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006 Dracula Lord Arthur Holmwood Television film
2007 Maxwell Basil Brookes Television film
2009 Hilde David Cameron
2009 Turn of the Screw, TheThe Turn of the Screw Dr. Fisher Television film
2011 North London Book of the Dead, TheThe North London Book of the Dead Speaker Short film
2011 Babysitting Spencer Short film
2012 Vamps Joey
2012 Shallow Richard Dove Short film
2013 Summer in February Gilbert Evans Also an executive producer
2013 Fifth Estate, TheThe Fifth Estate Ian Katz
2014 Guest, TheThe Guest David Collins
2014 Walk Among the Tombstones, AA Walk Among the Tombstones Kenny Kristo
2014 Cobbler, TheThe Cobbler Emiliano
2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Sir Lancelot
2015 Criminal Activities Noah
2016 Ticket, TheThe Ticket James
2016 Oppenheimer Strategies In post-production
2016 Colossal In post-production
2017 Beauty and the Beast The Beast In post-production
2017 Permission Will In post-production
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2004 Frankenstein Henry Clerval Miniseries
2006 Line of Beauty, TheThe Line of Beauty Nick Guest Miniseries; 3 episodes
2007 Agatha Christie's Marple Michael Faber Episode: "Nemesis"
2008 Sense and Sensibility Edward Ferrars Miniseries; 3 episodes
2010–12 Downton Abbey Matthew Crawley Main cast (series 1–3); 25 episodes
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
2013 Tomorrow People, TheThe Tomorrow People TIM (voice) Uncredited; 3 episodes
2014 Once Upon a Time:Wicked Is Coming Narrator TV special
2015 SuperMansion Bunsen (voice) TV series; 1 episode
2016 Legion David Charles Haller / Legion TV series; main cast
Web
YearTitleRoleNotes
2014 High Maintenance Colin Episode: "Rachel"

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 Dan Stevens's References

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  2. "Dan Stevens @ Talented British Actors". Archived from the original on 2009-05-22. 
  3. "He does prefer redheads! Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens on why his wife is his only leading lady". Daily Mail. 15 November 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  4. Ginia Bellafante (1 January 2013). "Dan Stevens Interview - Downtown Abbey's Dan Stevens". Town & Country Magazine. 
  5. "I'm not really posh, says 'Downton Abbey' actor Dan Stevens". The Daily Telegraph. 27 August 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  6. Gannon, Louise (3 September 2011). "'I spent most of my early years totally rebelling against anything I could': Dan Stevens on how he went from rebellious youth to Downton Abbey's heir apparent". Daily Mail. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  7. "The best teachers will always bowl you over". The Guardian. 19 June 2011. 
  8. "Dan Stevens: My Best Teacher". Times Educational Supplement. 23 September 2011. 
  9. Hardy, Rebecca (23 December 2011). "Abbey Christmas! Will Downton's Matthew get Mary? That'd be telling". Daily Mail. 
  10. "Footlights Alumni 2000-2009". Footlights. 
  11. "Macbeth". Marlowe Society. 2002. 
  12. "Rebecca Hall takes the lead". The Daily Telegraph. 29 October 2011. 
  13. "Dan Stevens Interview: How Being 'Downton Abbey's Hero Has Changed His Life". Huffington Post. 4 November 2011. 
  14. Charles Spencer (7 December 2004). "New dreams blossom in Hall’s Indian summer". The Telegraph. 
  15. Ben Brantley (28 January 2005). "The Listings: DAN STEVENS". New York Times. 
  16. Joel Hirschhorn (8 February 2005). "Review: ‘As You Like It’". Variety. 
  17. Diane Haithman (25 February 2005). "Taking the fast lane to success". Los Angeles Times. 
  18. "Ian Charleson award-winners". The Sunday Times. 22 May 2005. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  19. "Close-up: Dan Stevens". The Independent. 24 February 2008. 
  20. "Screen, BFI London Film Festival team for Stars of Tomorrow". 
  21. Miss Marple: Nemesis at the Internet Movie Database
  22. Bosanquet, Theo. "Critics Hail Stoppard's Arcadia". Review Round-up. Whatsonstage.com. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  23. "Dan Stevens Interview: How Being Downton Abbey's Hero Has Changed His Life". Huffington Post. 11 April 2011. 
  24. "Oscars.org - Julian Fellowes winning the Oscar for Gosford Park". 
  25. Brown, Mark (13 December 2011). "Downton Abbey actor named as Booker judge". The Guardian (London). p. 7. 
  26. "The Downton Abbey 'phenomenon'". BBC News. 9 September 2012. 
  27. "SPOILER ALERT: Will Lady Mary and Matthew Crawley finally get together?". Mail Online. 1 December 2011. 
  28. "'Downton Abbey' Season 4: Dan Stevens Officially Not Returning". Huffington Post. 26 December 2012. 
  29. "'‘Downton Abbey’ team tries to reassure fans after criticism over death of Dan Stevens’ Matthew Crawley". NY Daily News. 19 February 2013. 
  30. Jury, Louise (9 March 2012). "Abbey vs Abba as heart-throbs play love rivals". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  31. "Dan Stevens: Why I left Downton Abbey". The Telegraph. 26 December 2012. 
  32. "A Dangerous Visitor Makes Himself at Home". The New York Times. 16 September 2014. 
  33. "Review: In The Guest, Dan Stevens Goes From Downton Abbey to Dirty, Deranged Harry". Time. 16 September 2014. 
  34. "Review Dan Stevens gives 'The Guest' its psychotic, thrilling charm". Los Angeles Times. 15 September 2014. 
  35. Jeff Sneider (7 March 2014). "Picturehouse Acquires Adam Wingard's ‘The Guest’ Starring Dan Stevens". The Wrap. 
  36. "Watch: Liam Neeson and Dan Stevens Will ‘Walk Among the Tombstones’ in September". BBC America. 30 May 2014. 
  37. Kevin Jagernauth (6 January 2014). "First Look:Adam Sandler Isn't Farting In Thomas McCarthy's 'The Cobbler'". The Playlist. 
  38. Mike Fleming Jr. "‘Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens Joins ‘Night At The Museum 3’ As Lancelot - Deadline". Deadline. 
  39. Borys Kit (4 March 2015). "Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' Casting Dan Stevens as the Beast (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  40. "Dan Stevens, Jake Gyllenhaal score Audie nominations". USA Today. 18 February 2014. 
  41. "Dan Stevens takes the helm at literary magazine". The Daily Telegraph. 1 February 2013. 
  42. "That's bound to shake up the literature critics: Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens joins 2012 Booker judging panel". Daily Mail. 13 December 2011. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  43. "Dan Stevens". 
  44. "A Dan for All Seasons". Wall Street Journal. 15 October 2012. 
  45. "Dan Stevens goes to bat for poetry". The Daily Telegraph. 9 July 2012. 
  46. The Authors XI: A Season of English Cricket from Hackney to Hambledon. A & C Black. 2013. ISBN 9781408840467. 
  47. "The Cricket Society and M.C.C. Book Of The Year Award 2014". The Cricket Society. 
  48. "Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens's joy over extra passenger". The Telegraph. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  49. "Sunday Telegraph September column & Sunday Times interview". 9 September 2012. 
  50. "Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens goes to Hollywood". The Times. 6 September 2014. 
  51. "The Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy and Horror Films". 
  52. The Editors (2 March 2016). "Tribeca 2016 Announces Lineups for Competition Programs (US Narrative, International Narrative, World Documentary) & Viewpoints". Tribeca. 
  53. "A pair of British classics". 8 July 2005. 
  54. "Brenton’s Romans in Britain Faces Fresh Protests". 8 February 2006. 
  55. "Flu Fells Dench, Hay Fever Cancels Four Previews". 6 April 2006. 
  56. "Divas ‘Dancical’ Honours Piaf, Garland & Dietrich". 4 April 2008. 
  57. "Every Good Boy Deserves Favour". 
  58. What's on stage, ed. (8 June 2009). "Critics Hail Stoppard's Arcadia". 
  59. "DOWNTON ABBEY Star Dan Stevens to Join Jessica Chastain & David Strathairn in THE HEIRESS on Broadway - October 2012!". 
  60. "Audible.com - The Dragon's Eye". 
  61. "Audible.com - Die With Me". 
  62. "Audible.com - Strike Back". 
  63. "Audible.com - Day". 
  64. "Audible.com - The Outcast". 
  65. "Audible.com - The Dragon Diary". 
  66. "Audible.com - The Angel's Game". 
  67. "Audible.com - A Week in December". 
  68. "Audible.com - Wolf Hall". 
  69. "Audible.com - War Horse". 
  70. "Audible.com - Blueeyedboy". 
  71. "Audible.com - The Prince of Mist". 
  72. "Audible.com - Young Sherlock Holmes: Death Cloud". 
  73. "Audible.com - Fall of Giants". 
  74. "Audible.com - Young Sherlock Holmes: Red Leech". 
  75. "Audible.com - My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You". 
  76. "Audible.com - The Midnight Palace". 
  77. "Audible.com - The History of a Pleasure Seeker". 
  78. "Audible.com - The Invisible Ones". 
  79. "Audible.com - The Time Keeper". 
  80. "Audible.com - Letters from Everest: A First-Hand Account of the Epic First Ascent". 
  81. "Audible.com - Going Solo". 
  82. "Audible.com - Boy". 
  83. "Audible.com - Frankenstein". 
  84. "Finalists Announced for 19th Annual Audie Awards". Library Journal. 18 February 2014. 
  85. "Audible.com - Letter to a Young Poet". 
  86. "Audible.com - Murder on the Orient Express". 
  87. "Audible.com - And Then There Were None". 
  88. "Audible.com - The Heroes' Welcome". 
  89. "Audible.com - Scorpia Rising". 
  90. "Audible.com - Snakehead". 
  91. "Audible.com - Crocodile Tears". 
  92. "Audible.com - Casino Royale". 
  93. "Audible.com - The Iliad". 
  94. "Audible.com - The Odyssey". 
  95. "2015 Audie Award Nominees". Library Journal. 11 February 2015. 
  96. "spiffy jellybean". 
  97. "BBC Radio 4 - Saturday Drama, The Tennis Court". Bbc.co.uk. 2010-04-24. Retrieved 2014-04-22. 
  98. "BBC Radio 4 Extra - Dickens Confidential, Series 2, Gangs of London". BBC. 
  99. "BBC - The One Show - One Passions Blog: WW1 Armistice exhibition. Also: Click here for actor Dan Stevens reading Anthem for Doomed Youth". 
  100. "BBC Radio 4 - Classic Serial, Orley Farm, Episode 1". Bbc.co.uk. 2009-01-03. Retrieved 2014-04-22. 
  101. "BBC Radio 4 - 15 Minute Drama, The Lady of the Camellias, Episode 1". Bbc.co.uk. 2009-02-02. Retrieved 2014-04-22. 
  102. "BBC Radio 4 - Afternoon Drama, Guilty Until Proved Innocent". BBC. 
  103. "BBC Radio 4 - Book of the Week, William Fiennes - The Music Room". BBC. 
  104. "BBC Radio 4 - Classic Serial, Edith Wharton - The Custom of the Country, Episode 1". Bbc.co.uk. 2013-09-03. Retrieved 2014-04-22. 
  105. "BBC Radio 4 - Classic Serial, The Complete Smiley - The Secret Pilgrim, Episode 1". Bbc.co.uk. 2010-06-19. Retrieved 2014-04-22. 
  106. "BBC Radio 4 - Book at Bedtime, Rebecca Stott - The Coral Thief". BBC. 
  107. "BBC Radio 4 - Afternoon Reading, EM Forster Short Stories, The Story of the Siren". BBC. 
  108. "BBC Radio 3 - Drama on 3, A Thousand Kisses". BBC. 
  109. "BBC Radio 3 - Drama on 3, Widowers' Houses". BBC. 
  110. BBC Radio 4 - Afternoon Drama, Portrait of Winston
  111. "BBC Radio 4 - King James Bible, Readings, Episode 6". BBC. 
  112. "BBC Radio 4 Extra - A Short History of Vampires, Dracula's Guest". BBC. 
  113. "BBC Radio 3 - Words and Music, Money". BBC. 
  114. "BBC Radio 4 - Afternoon Reading, Face It, Together". BBC. 
  115. "BBC Radio 4 Extra - The Spying Game, The Living Daylights". BBC. 
  116. "BBC Radio 4 - Something Understood, Dawn". BBC. 
  117. "BBC Radio 4 - Book of the Week, The Old Ways". Bbc.co.uk. 2012-07-07. Retrieved 2014-04-22. 

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 Dan Stevens's Early life

Stevens boarded on a scholarship at Tonbridge School , an independent school in Kent . There he became interested in drama after auditioning for the title role inMacbethwith his teacher, novelist Jonathan Smith .From the age of 15, he spent his summers training and performing with the National Youth Theatre in London.

, in which he played the title character alongside Hall's daughter .

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 Dan Stevens's Other works

Stage
YearTitleRoleNotes
2004 As You Like It Orlando Nominated – Ian Charleson Award
2005 You Never Can Tell Theatre Royal , Bath
2005 Waiting for Godot Theatre Royal, Bath
2005 Private Lives Theatre Royal, Bath
2005 Claudio Theatre Royal, Bath
2006 Marban / Maitland Crucible Theatre , Sheffield
2006 Simon Bliss Theatre Royal, Haymarket
2008 Nicky Lancaster Apollo Theatre , London
2009 The Doctor National Theatre, London
2009 Septimus Hodge Duke of York's Theatre , London
2010 Late at Night David The Old Vic , London
2012 Morris Townsend Walter Kerr Theatre , Broadway
Audiobooks - Narrator
YearTitleNotes
2007
2007
2007
2008
2008
2009
2009
2009
2009
2010
2010
2010
2010
2010
2010
2011
2011
2011
2011
2012
2013
2013
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2013 Classic & Solo Narration – Male
2014
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2014
2014
2014 Classic
Radio
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006 Phillips BBC Radio 4
2008 Sam Greenwood BBC Radio 4
2008 Charles Dickens BBC Radio 4
2008 Narrator BBC Armistice exhibition
2008 Josephine Hart Poetry Hour, TheThe Josephine Hart Poetry Hour(episode 1) Narrator BBC Radio 4
2008–09 Peregrine Orm BBC Radio 4
2009 Duval BBC Radio 4
2009 Jake BBC Radio 4
2009 Narrator BBC Radio 4
2010 Ralph Marvell BBC Radio 4
2010 Ben Cavendish BBC Radio 4
2010 Narrator BBC Radio 4
2010 Narrator BBC Radio 4
2011 Catullus BBC Radio 3
2011 Harry Trench BBC Radio 3
2011 Graham Sutherland BBC Radio 4
2011 Narrator BBC Radio 4
2011 Bram Stoker BBC Radio 7
2011 Narrator BBC Radio 3
2011 Narrator BBC Radio 4
2011 Narrator BBC Radio 4
2011 Reader BBC Radio 4
2012 Reader BBC Radio 4

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