Dan Stevens has rapidly gained leading man status in British film and TV. He came to TV and film having worked extensively in theatre in Britain and the United States, working with the director Peter Hall many times. He was nominated for an Ian Charleson Award for his portrayal of 'Orlando' in As You Like It for the Peter Hall Company in 2005.
In 2006, Stevens starred as 'Nick Guest' in the BBC adaptation of Alan Hollinghurst's Booker Prize-winning novel The Line of Beauty. Later that year he played 'Simon Bliss' in Hay Fever by Noël Coward at the Haymarket Theatre, alongside Peter Bowles and Judi Dench, directed by Sir Peter Hall. He appeared as Lord Holmwood in an adaptation of Dracula (2006) for the BBC, and as 'Basil Brookes' in the BBC Emmy®-award-winning film Maxwell (2007).
In 2008, Stevens appeared in Sense & Sensibility, playing 'Edward Ferrars', and the West End revival of Noël Coward's The Vortex. In January 2009 he appeared on New Year's Day in Marple: Nemesis in ITV1 in Britain. In June 2009 he returned to the West End, playing 'Septimus Hodge' in an acclaimed revival of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia at the Duke of York's Theatre.
Stevens plays 'Matthew Crawley' in the multi award winning ITV series Downton Abbey (2010-12), written by Julian Fellowes. It has won several Golden Globes® and Emmys® and has aired internationally in over 100 territories.
In 2012, he completed shooting two films, Vamps, from Amy Heckerling, and Summer in February, an Edwardian romance set in an artist colony. Stevens was seen in The Fifth Estate (2013) for Dreamworks about wikileaks founder Julian Assange, and in 2014 the Liam Neeson thriller A Walk Among The Tombstones.
His other notable film credits include Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) Criminal Activities (2015), Colossal (2016) and TV series High Maintenance (2016).Visit Dan's IMDb page