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New Love: Welsh actor Tom Cullen has been tapped to play Lady Mary's potential new love interest.

Downton Abbey Introduces Mary’s New Man, Newcomers and Films Funeral

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 4, 2013 - 6:53am

Downton Abbey fans still mourning the death of Matthew Crawley can take comfort in this news: Tom Cullen, a dashing Welsh actor known over the pond for the indie film Weekend, has joined the cast as Mary’s potential...

Tom Cullen is one of the new guys of Downton Abbey. He plays Lady Mary's suitor Lord Gillingham. (Image courtesy PBS.)

The New Guys of Downton Abbey

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, September 23, 2013 - 9:00am

Downton Abbey is getting a testosterone boost this upcoming season. Several new male characters have been added to the cast as I’ve mentioned before. In the U.K., the actors are stars. On this side of the fence, not so...

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Downton Star Gary Carr on Being Jack Ross and Maggie Smith’s Grip

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 11:03am

In a close to one hour live chat yesterday, Downton Abbey hunk Gary Carr answered questions, including mine. Carr was gracious and funny. He talked about adopting an American accent to play Jack Ross, Downton's first...

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Watch Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 6 While Chatting with Us

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, February 7, 2014 - 4:40am

Attention Downton fans. Episode 6 of Downton Abbey season four contains a scene that everyone will be talking about! WGBH, the PBS station that sponsors and promotes the show in the states, has tipped me about it in...

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Live Chat with Downton's Dashing Julian Ovenden at 1 p.m.

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, February 10, 2014 - 2:00am

Who is Julian Ovenden and how did he land the plum role of Sir Charles Blake, one of Lady Mary’s dashing suitors? You can ask him these questions and more yourself on Monday, February 10, at 1 p.m. during a live chat...

Image courtesy Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2013 for MASTERPIECE

Fans Endorse The Pig Guy as Lady Mary’s Valentine

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, February 14, 2014 - 4:00am

Cousin Matthew who? Fans have fallen in love with Downton Abbey heartthrob Sir Charles Blake, played by classically trained actor/singer Julian Ovenden. After seeing him get down and dirty in the mud to save pigs,...

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