Downton Abbey's, Allen Leech aka hottie Branson the Chauffeur, admits he was starstruck by academy award winning actress, Shirley MacLaine, during their first scene together. MacLaine will appear in season three as Martha Levinson, the wealthy mother of Lady Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern):
The Irish actor - who plays Branson the chauffeur in the hit ITV1 show - got starstruck when he filmed a scene with the Oscar winner, who will appear in series three as Martha Levinson, the wealthy mother of Lady Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern).
"I sat down and the first line I did with her, it came out as 'Blah blah blah' and she went, 'Darling I think you got that wrong'," Allen revealed.
"She's amazing. Lovely. And so down to earth, which was really brilliant. She arrived on set and she kind of just became part of the cast.
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