Where are they now?
Ed Speleers played the role of Jimmy Kent, since Downton he’s starred in BBC drama, Wolf Hall. Eagle-eyed viewers may recognise the character, Ethel Parks, played by Amy Nuttall from her time on Emmerdale. Lady Mary’s love interest, Matthew Crawley, crashed out of the third series. Dan Stevens, who played Matthew, picked up a role in Beauty and the Beast opposite Emma Watson after his stint on Downton. Jessica Brown Findlay who played Lady Sybil, trained as a ballet dancer before she was forced to quit due to injury. Post Downton, Jessica starred in drama, Jamaica Inn. Aberdonian, Rose Leslie, picked up one of her first acting jobs as housemaid, Gwen. Rose went on to become a household name in her role as Ygritte in Game of Thrones.