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Downton Abbey Cast List

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Downton Abbey cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Downton Abbey main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Downton Abbey stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Downton Abbey focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Downton Abbey that are on here as well.

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  • Allen Leech1

    Allen Leech

    Downton Abbey, Rome
    Allen Leech (born 18 May 1981) is an Irish actor best known for his role as Tom Branson on the...  more
  • Amy Nuttall2

    Amy Nuttall

    Downton Abbey
    Amy Abigail Nuttall (born 7 June 1982) is an English actress and singer known for playing...  more
  • Brendan Coyle3

    Brendan Coyle

    Downton Abbey, North and South
    Brendan Coyle (born David Coyle; 2 December 1963) is an English-Irish actor. He won the...  more
  • Dan Stevens4

    Dan Stevens

    Downton Abbey
    Daniel Jonathan Stevens (born 10 October 1982) is an English actor. He first drew...  more
  • David Robb5

    David Robb

    Downton Abbey, The Glittering Prizes
    David Robb (born 23 August 1947) is a Scottish actor.Robb has starred in various British films...  more
  • Elizabeth McGovern6

    Elizabeth McGovern

    Downton Abbey, Freezing
    Elizabeth Lee McGovern (born July 18, 1961) is an American film, television, and theater...  more
  • Hugh Bonneville7

    Hugh Bonneville

    Downton Abbey, Doctor Zhivago
    Hugh Richard Bonneville Williams (born 10 November 1963) is an English actor. He is best known...  more
  • Iain Glen8

    Iain Glen

    Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey
    Iain Glen (born 24 June 1961) is a Scottish actor. Glen is best known for his roles as Dr....  more
  • Jim Carter9

    Jim Carter

    Downton Abbey, Red Riding
    James Edward Carter, (born August 19, 1948) is an English actor. Carter's film credits...  more
  • Joanne Froggatt10

    Joanne Froggatt

    Downton Abbey, The Royle Family
    Joanne Froggatt (born 23 August 1980) is an English actress of stage, television, and film....  more
  • Maggie Smith11

    Maggie Smith

    Downton Abbey, Talking Heads
    Dame Margaret Natalie Smith (born 28 December 1934) is an English actress. She has had an...  more
  • Michelle Dockery12

    Michelle Dockery

    Downton Abbey, Hogfather
    Michelle Suzanne Dockery (born 15 December 1981) is an English actress and singer. She is most...  more
  • Penelope Wilton13

    Penelope Wilton

    Downton Abbey, Ever Decreasing Circles
    Dame Penelope Alice Wilton (born 3 June 1946) is an English actress. She is known for...  more
  • Phyllis Logan14

    Phyllis Logan

    Downton Abbey, Lovejoy
    Phyllis Logan (born 11 January 1956) is a Scottish actress, known for playing Lady Jane...  more
  • Robert Bathurst15

    Robert Bathurst

    Downton Abbey, The Pillars of the Earth
    Robert Guy Bathurst (born 22 February 1957) is an English actor. Bathurst was born in the Gold...  more
  • Rob James-Collier16

    Rob James-Collier

    Downton Abbey, Coronation Street
    Robert James-Collier (born 1976)is an English actor and model. He is known for his roles as...  more
  • Samantha Bond17

    Samantha Bond

    Downton Abbey, Outnumbered
    Samantha Bond (born 27 November 1961) is an English actress, perhaps best known for playing...  more
  • Siobhan Finneran18

    Siobhan Finneran

    Downton Abbey, Benidorm
    Siobhan Margaret Finneran (born 27 April 1966) is an English actress. She made her screen...  more
  • Shirley MacLaine19

    Shirley MacLaine

    Downton Abbey, Shirley's World
    Shirley MacLaine (born Shirley MacLean Beaty; April 24, 1934) is an American film, television,...  more
  • Lesley Nicol20

    Lesley Nicol

    Downton Abbey, The Chronicles of Narnia
    Lesley Nicol (born c. 1953 in Manchester) is an English actress and three-time SAG...  more
  • Kevin Doyle21

    Kevin Doyle

    Downton Abbey, Viva Blackpool
    Kevin Doyle (born 10 April 1960) is an English actor. He is known for many roles, including DS...  more
  • Ed Speleers22

    Ed Speleers

    Downton Abbey, Echo Beach
    Edward John "Ed" Speleers (born 7 April 1988) is an English actor and producer. He is best...  more
  • Sophie McShera23

    Sophie McShera

    Downton Abbey, Waterloo Road
    Sophie McShera (born 1985) is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Ros McCain in...  more
  • Jessica Brown Findlay24

    Jessica Brown Findlay

    Downton Abbey, Labyrinth
    Jessica Rose Brown Findlay (born 14 September 1989) is an English actress, most widely known...  more
  • Laura Carmichael25

    Laura Carmichael

    Downton Abbey
    Laura Elizabeth Carmichael (born 16 July 1986) is an English actress, most widely known for...  more