We 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.
May 4 – Anthony Calf, who portrayed Colonel Fitzwilliam in 1995’s Pride and Prejudice
May 8 – Christina Cole, who portrayed Miss Caroline Bingley in Lost in Austen
May 8 – Janet McTeer, who portrayed Mrs. Dashwood in 2008’s Sense and Sensibility
May 8 – Kam Heskin, who portrayed Elizabeth in 2003’s Pride and Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy
May 8 – Phyllida Law, who portrayed Mrs. Bates in 1996’s Emma, as well as Mrs. Austen in Miss Austen Regrets
May 10 – Anna Maxwell Martin, who portrayed Cassandra Austen in Becoming Jane, as well as Elizabeth Bennet in Death Comes to Pemberley
May 10 – Sally Phillips, who portrayed Mrs. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
May 13 – Samantha Morton, who portrayed Harriet Smith in 1996’s Emma (TV version)
May 15 – Greg Wise, who portrayed Mr. Willoughby in 1995’s Sense and Sensibility
May 16 – Rebecca Front, who portrayed Mrs. Bennet in Death Comes to Pemberley
May 17 – Maureen O’Sullivan, who portrayed Jane Bennet in 1940’s Pride and Prejudice (17 May 1911 to 23 June 1998)
May 19 – Bryan Marshall, who portrayed Captain Frederick Wentworth in 1971’s Persuasion
May 19 – Eleanor Tomlinson, who portrayed Georgiana Darcy in Death Comes to Pemberley
May 22 – Laurence Olivier, who portrayed Fitzwilliam Darcy in 1940’s Pride and Prejudice (22 May 1907 to 11 July 1989)
May 26 – Ben Gourley, who portrayed Charles in 2003’s Pride and Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy
May 26 – Laurence Fox, who played Mr. Wisley in Becoming Jane
May 26 – Peter Cushing, who portrayed Fitzwilliam Darcy in 1952’s Pride and Prejudice (26 May 1913 to 11 August 1994)
May 27 – Bella Heathcote, who portrayed Jane Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
May 28 – Carey Mulligan, who portrayed Kitty Bennet in 2005’s Pride and Prejudice, as well as Isabella Thorpe in 2007’s Northanger Abbey
May 30 – Tracey Childs, who portrayed Marianne Dashwood in 1981’s Sense and Sensibility
Yay love the birthday list. Thanks Regina. I have three sharing my birthday this month!
Are you a Taurus (emerald) or a Gemini (agate)?
I’m a Gemini 🙂
I don’t suppose there is anyone on my birthday, may 20th???