Julian Alexander Kitchener-Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford (born 17th August, 1949; Cairo, Egypt) is the creator, primary writer and one of the executive producers of Downton Abbey.
Career summary Edit
Fellowes is known professionally simply as Julian Fellowes and is an English actor, novelist, film director and screenwriter as well as a Conservative member of the House of Lords.
Fellowes wrote the script for the films Gosford Park (which starred Maggie Smith, Jeremy Swift, and Richard E. Grant), The Young Victoria, and also penned the best selling novel Snobs. As an actor he is perhaps best known for his roles in Monarch of the Glen and Our Friends in the North.
- Fellowes favourite scene from Downton Abbey is the death of Lady Sybil in childbirth. He is proud of the scene saying, "the actual death scene I thought was really terrific. It made me cry, and I wrote it!”
- Fellowes wrote the 2012 miniseries Titanic, in which starred Jonathan Howard, Maria Doyle Kennedy, and Stephen Campbell Moore. He also starred in the TV series Sharpe, as did David Robb and Michael Cochrane.
- Fellowes, Hugh Bonneville, and Samantha Bond all starred in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies.
- He directed the film From Time to Time, in which starred Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Allen Leech, David Robb, Christine Lohr, Harriet Walter, and Daisy Lewis.
See also Edit
- Jessica Fellowes, his niece
- ↑ Dowton Abbey's Julian Fellowes: I cried over Lady Sybil’s tragic death, Paul Thompson, Express, 25th August, 2013.