Happy “May” Birthdays to Some of Our Favorite “Austen” Actors

party-clip-art-balloons-different-coloursWe have a great mix of old and new in this month’s salute to those actors and actresses who have performed in Austen-inspired films. 

 

urlMay 4 – Anthony Calf, who portrayed Colonel Fitzwilliam in 1995’s Pride and Prejudice

 

Tidus for dream-celebs.comMay 8 – Christina Cole, who portrayed Miss Caroline Bingley in Lost in Austen

 

images-5May 8 – Janet McTeer, who portrayed Mrs. Dashwood in 2008’s Sense and Sensibility 

 

images-4May 8 – Kam Heskin, who portrayed Elizabeth in 2003’s Pride and Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy 

 

'NANNY MCPHEE' FILM PREMIERE, LONDON, BRITAIN - 09 OCT 2005May 8 – Phyllida Law, who portrayed Mrs. Bates in 1996’s Emma, as well as Mrs. Austen in Miss Austen Regrets

 

Anna+Maxwell+Martin+Philips+British+Academy+F51wgqhiruulMay 10 – Anna Maxwell Martin, who portrayed Cassandra Austen in Becoming Jane, as well as Elizabeth Bennet in Death Comes to Pemberley 

 

images-3May 10 – Sally Phillips, who portrayed Mrs. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies 

 

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MV5BMTc0MzU1Mzc0Nl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNzk3MDAxMw@@._V1_UX214_CR0,0,214,317_AL_May 15 – Greg Wise, who portrayed Mr. Willoughby in 1995’s Sense and Sensibility

 

MV5BNzAyODA0NjQ3N15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwOTA2MTU2NTE@._V1_UY317_CR20,0,214,317_AL_May 16 – Rebecca Front, who portrayed Mrs. Bennet in Death Comes to Pemberley

 

220px-MaureenMay 17 – Maureen O’Sullivan, who portrayed Jane Bennet in 1940’s Pride and Prejudice (17 May 1911 to 23 June 1998)

 

tve11166-19690303-26May 19 – Bryan Marshall, who portrayed Captain Frederick Wentworth in 1971’s Persuasion 

 

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Laurence_Olivier_-_1961_-_BostonMay 22 – Laurence Olivier, who portrayed Fitzwilliam Darcy in 1940’s Pride and Prejudice (22 May 1907 to 11 July 1989)

 

MV5BMTMxOTc2MDQ2Ml5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTYwNTE4NDAz._V1_UY317_CR0,0,214,317_AL_May 26 – Ben Gourley, who portrayed Charles in 2003’s Pride and Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy 

 

images-1May 26 – Laurence Fox, who played Mr. Wisley in Becoming Jane 

 

imgres-1May 26 – Peter Cushing, who portrayed Fitzwilliam Darcy in 1952’s Pride and Prejudice (26 May 1913 to 11 August 1994)

 

imgresMay 27 – Bella Heathcote, who portrayed Jane Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

 

imagesMay 28 – Carey Mulligan, who portrayed Kitty Bennet in 2005’s Pride and Prejudice, as well as Isabella Thorpe in 2007’s Northanger Abbey

 

3a50bd63d957cd90ef4ee39eb8cbdd4fMay 30 – Tracey Childs, who portrayed Marianne Dashwood in 1981’s Sense and Sensibility 

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Regina Jeffers is the award-winning author of Austenesque, Regency and contemporary novels.
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4 Responses to Happy “May” Birthdays to Some of Our Favorite “Austen” Actors

  1. Vee says:

    Yay love the birthday list. Thanks Regina. I have three sharing my birthday this month!

  2. I don’t suppose there is anyone on my birthday, may 20th???

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