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UK actor/dancer Gary Carr is Jack Ross, Downton Abbey's first black character. Image courtesy ITV.

Downton Abbey Casts First Black Character

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 10:10am

There is big news in the Downton Abbey Universe. First the search is over for the actor who will play Downton’s first black denizen. UK actor/dancer Gary Carr has landed the part. He’ll play Jack Ross, a jazz singer....

Downton Abbey season 4 will air in the us on January 5, 2014.

Downton Abbey Season 4 Premiering January 5 2014

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 8:18am

Save this date! Downton Abbey Season 4 is set to premiere January 5, 2014. Masterpiece Theatre executive producer Rebecca Eaton announced the airdates at the PBS Annual Meeting in Miami today. Season 4 will last eight...

Sean "Diddy" Combs appears in Funny or Die spoof "Downton Diddy".

Hip Hop Mogul Diddy in Funny or Die Downton Abbey Spoof

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 12:33pm

Let’s set the record straight, shall we? Hip Hop Mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is not joining the cast of Downton Abbey as the first black character. PBS was quick to shoot down that Twitter rumor yesterday after the hip hop...

Tom Cullen is one of the new guys of Downton Abbey. He plays Lady Mary's suitor Lord Gillingham. (Image courtesy PBS.)

The New Guys of Downton Abbey

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, September 23, 2013 - 9:00am

Downton Abbey is getting a testosterone boost this upcoming season. Several new male characters have been added to the cast as I’ve mentioned before. In the U.K., the actors are stars. On this side of the fence, not so...

Image courtesy Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2013 for MASTERPIECE

Downton Star Gary Carr on Being Jack Ross and Maggie Smith’s Grip

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 11:03am

In a close to one hour live chat yesterday, Downton Abbey hunk Gary Carr answered questions, including mine. Carr was gracious and funny. He talked about adopting an American accent to play Jack Ross, Downton's first...

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