Julian Fellowes

Julian Fellowes

Julian Fellowes, actor, writer, director, producer, was educated at Ampleforth, Magdalene College, Cambridge and The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.

Julian Fellowes is creator, sole writer and executive producer of the worldwide television series Downton Abbey, which has received 69 Emmy Award nominations, winning 15, including writing and Outstanding Miniseries or Movie for Fellowes. His theatre writing credits are: School of Rock the Musical (Broadway/Tony Award nominee, Best Book), Mary Poppins (West End, Broadway/Drama Desk nominee, Best Book), Half a Sixpence (Chichester Festival Theatre/West End) and The Wind in the Willows (The London Palladium).


His film writing credits are: Gosford Park (Academy Award winner, Original Screenplay), Vanity Fair, Piccadilly Jim, Separate Lies (National Board of Review Directorial Debut Award), From Time to Time (directed, Best Picture – Chicago Children’s Film Festival and Fiuggi Family Festival in Rome, Youth Jury Award – Seattle International Film Festival, Young Jury Award – Cinemagic in Belfast), The Young Victoria, The Tourist, Romeo & Juliet and The Chaperone (opening 2019). His television writing credits include: Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Prince and the Pauper, Titanic (miniseries) and Doctor Thorne (miniseries).


He has authored the international bestselling novels Snobs, Past Imperfect and most recently Belgravia; the children’s book The Curious Adventures of the Abandoned Toys and Downton Abbey scripts. Fellowes is also a screen and stage actor. He and his wife, Emma, live in London and Dorset, England. They have a son, Peregrine.

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