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Julian Ovenden

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The Downton Abbey Christmas Album: Hear Lady Cora Sing

The lady who plays Cora, the Countess of Grantham, can sing. When not shooting elaborate dinner scenes on “Downton Abbey”, Elizabeth McGovern rocks out with her country/folk band Sadie...

November 21, 2014

Fans Endorse The Pig Guy as Lady Mary’s Valentine

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...

February 14, 2014

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

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....

February 10, 2014

Watch Downton Abbey Season 4 Episode 6 While Chatting with Us

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...

February 7, 2014

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

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...

February 4, 2014

The New Guys of Downton Abbey

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...

September 23, 2013

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

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...

March 4, 2013