Dan Stevens: biography and filmography of the actor
Charming and mysterious British actor DanStephens fell in love with the audience for the role of Matthew Crowley in the series "Abbey Downton". The multi-part tape has become a real starry hour not only for him, but for many others. However, his filmography includes other full-length films and serials, which, of course, will be of interest to admirers of his talent.
Dan Stevens, whose personal life is enoughclosed, is an adopted child, like his younger brother. He was born and raised in English Croydon. Parents actor - simple school teachers. However, this did not prevent the future actor from happily spending the youthful years. After that, he studied at a boarding school, where, in fact, he became interested in theatrical art. The starting point was the role in the school play "Macbeth". Later he continued his acquaintance with the literature and history of England in college and was almost the best student of the course.
About personal life, it is known that Dan Stevens is marriedon a jazz singer of South African descent (pictured) and has a daughter (born in 2009) and her son (born in 2012). It is noteworthy that the godmother's older child is a colleague of the actor Rebecca Hall, with whom he worked together for the first time in Macbeth, both performed the main roles.
We will stop the attention of the devoted fans and spectators on the filmography of the actor, listing the most famous and vivid works in films and on television.
The series "Downton Abbey"
Most of Britain, and behind it andhalf of the world have been watching the life-like vicissitudes of the noble Crowley family for six seasons. And all this against the background of the tragic events of the history of the 20th century. Count Grantham is a happy family man, he raised three daughters, but he does not have an heir. He is absolutely calm about this and is ready to give all his fortune and title, including his distant relative, a young lawyer who has become accustomed to a very modest life without his own estate and army of servants. It's his role that plays Dan Stevens. The filmography of the actor acquired one of the most rated projects of recent times.
Absolutely charming youth comedy onthe theme of the love of a vampire and a man. With the only difference is that in 2011 the theme was not so corroded, but because the movie looks fresh and interesting. In the center of the plot are two young girls, who look familiar almost 100 years ago. They are connected by close friendship and a very cheerful and wild life. However, their secret of immortality is threatened with exposure when love comes on the way.
"Summer in February"
Melodramatic tape will tell you about the events,occurred in the early twentieth century on the eve of the First World War. Again, Dan Stevens offers the viewer a historical role, which, by the way, he is doing great. In the center of the story is the life of two young and talented artists who spin in bohemian circles and at the same time enjoy a quiet, measured life in Cornwall during the day and noisy parties in the evening. One evening they get acquainted with the charming Florence. Former interlocutors and friends turn overnight into rivals. The picture is a real gift to all those who are delighted with the series "Abbey Downton".
This time, Dan Stevens tried onquite familiar role in a new genre - an action movie. Events occur in our time. The Peterson family is experiencing the loss of a son who died in the war in Afghanistan. One day David appears on the threshold of their house. The stranger says that he served with their son and came to fulfill his last will. The family is ready to give him a warm welcome, but soon after his appearance in the city there is a whole series of mysterious deaths.
An entertaining fact: for the role of D.Stevens for three months was under the control of a nutritionist and was engaged with personal trainers for two hours a day. And all for the sake of shooting one scene, where his hero appears in front of the audience with a bare chest. In the end, for 3 months he gained an impressive muscle mass - 11 kg.
"Walking among the graves"
Criminal drama tells the viewer the story ofprivate detective Scadder, who sees what the police do not notice, and easily gets to where her turn is closed. In New York there is a whole series of terrible and strange murders. The husband of one of the victims, whose role is played by Dan Stevens (photo in the article), appeals to Scudder for help, but the further he unravels this mysterious tangle, the more terrible reality.
"Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb"
Actions of the third part of the popular filmThey are deployed immediately on two continents - in the USA and Great Britain. Therefore, the role of D.Stypens is partly even predictable, he is very harmonious in the role of the faithful knight of the round table - Lancelot. The plot twists around that familiar to the viewer of the museum exhibits, reviving at night, begin to behave strangely. The reason lies in the magical Egyptian artifact, but his secret is known only to the father of the pharaoh, and his mummy is in England. The fearless team goes on an unthinkable trip overseas.
It should be noted that Dan Stevens is an actor far awaynot one role, this is evidenced, though not yet numerous, but very diverse work in film and television. Surely in the future he will surprise us with his talent. Well, fans should hold their breath awaiting new pictures with his participation - the legendary fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast" will appear on the big screen in 2017 and the fantastic thriller "The Colossal", which premieres in July 2016, the partner of the actor in it was the charming Ann Hathaway.