Who Is Julian Ovenden?
*This contains a spoiler if you have not seen all of season 3.
Julian Ovenden will make his Downton Abbey debut in season 4 playing the dashing aristocrat, Charles Blake. Not much is revealed about his character but he could be a possible suitor for Lady Mary.
Julian has an incredible voice! The videos below give a good introduction of him if he is new to you.
This video introduces Julian, showing some of his TV roles and discussing his new album, If You Stay:
In this video from 2012, Julian chats to This Morning's Phil and Holly and then performs a cover of, "You've Made Me So Very Happy":
Julian played Simon, who played JFK, in season 2 of SMASH:
You can buy his CD here:
Other TV roles of his include Ben Viviani on Midsomer Murders, Andrew Foyle on Foyle's War, Eric Burden on Cashmere Mafia to name a few.
Julian is married to the soprano Kate Royal and they have two children.
His Father is a Vicar to the Queen, how cool is that?!
Drooling! I remember him on Foyle's War but did not know he could sing like this!
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