Dan Stevens

Last updated on the 28 March 2024 by Maeve

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Mini Biography

Born: 10 October 1982, London, England. 

Dan Stevens grew up in Wales and South East England, where he developed a love for acting from a young age. Stevens attended Tonbridge School and later studied English Literature at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. During his university years, he actively participated in theatre productions, showcasing his passion and talent for the performing arts. 

After completing his education, Stevens began his professional acting career. He gained recognition for his role as Matthew Crawley in the critically acclaimed television series “Downton Abbey” (2010-2012). This breakthrough role earned him widespread acclaim and popularity.

Following his success on “Downton Abbey”, Stevens ventured into other projects, showcasing his range and talent. He appeared in various films, including “The Guest” (2014), “Beauty and the Beast” (2017), and “The Man Who Invented Christmas” (2017).

Beyond his professional achievements, Dan Stevens leads a fulfilling personal life. In 2009, he married South African jazz singer Susie Hariet, and they have three children together.

Stevens is actively involved in philanthropic endeavors. He is an ambassador for the Motor Neurone Disease Association, raising awareness and funds for the disease.


Suggested viewing


Downton Abbey (2012)

Downton Abbey

Bftv 9.0 / IMDb 8.7

“Downton Abbey” is a British period drama series set in the early 20th century. It follows the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the fictional Yorkshire estate of Downton Abbey. With intricate plotlines, it explores themes of social hierarchy, love, betrayal, and societal changes.

Top cast: Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael, Joanne Froggatt, Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Dan Stevens (S1-S3).


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