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Downton Abbey Officially Casts Lady Mary’s New Love Interest!

Written by Alexander Tucker   // 02/19/2013

Tom Ellis

Downton Abbey Officially Lady Mary’s New Love Interest


Here’s some new casting scoop on Downton Abbey from The Daily Mail. No one can replace Dan Stevens, but with Tom Ellis they will try.


Lady Mary, played by Michelle Dockery, is going to have a smile brought back to her face thanks to a new love interest. The distressed single mother will be courted by a new man in the form of Miranda heartthrob Tom Ellis.

The 34-year-old actor, who is married to Tamzin Outhwaite, had to audition for a role on the show but left producers very impressed with his portrayal of the new love interest.

According to the Daily Mirror, a source at ITV said that Tom’s legion of female admirers twinned with his acting ability is what won him the part.┬áThe source said: ‘He really showed his versatility, and he’s also incredibly popular with the female viewers.’


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