August Birthdays for Some of Our Favorite “Austen” Actors!!

party-clip-art-balloons-different-coloursIn August, these fine thespians are celebrating birthdays! 



Unknown-3August 5Mark Strong, who portrayed Mr. Knightley in the 1996Unknown-3 TV version of Emma


August 6Romola Garai, who portrayed Emma Woodhouse in the 2009 version of Emma


images-1August 8Lochlann O’Mearáin, who portrayed Lord Manwaring in Love and Friendship


Unknown-4August 8Rosanna Lavelle, who portrayed Lady Middleton in 2008’s Sense and Sensibility

7654August 9Denys Hawthorne (9 August 1932 to 16 October 2009), who portrayed Mr. Woodhouse in 1996’s Emma



Unknown-3August 11Embeth Davidtz, who portrayed Mary Crawford in 1999’s Mansfield Park, as well as Natasha in 2001’s Bridget Jones Diary Unknown-4

August 11Maia Petee, who portrayed Elizabeth Bennet in 2011’s A Modern Pride and Prejudice




43620-15188August 12Edward Ashley (12 August 1904 to 5 May 2000), whoMV5BMTU5NDEzODA4NV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNzUyMzQ5Mg@@._V1_ portrayed Mr. Wickham in 1940’s Pride and Prejudice 

August 15Samuel Roukin, who portrayed Harris Bigg in Miss Austen Regrets




152070.1August 19Lucy Briers, who portrayed Mary Bennet in 1995’s Pride and PrejudiceUnknown-3

August 20André Morrell (20 August 1909 to 28 November 1978), who portrayed Mr. Wickham in 1938’s Pride and Prejudice



images-2August 24Stephen Fry, who portrayed Mr. Johnson in Love and Friendship



imagesAugust 24James D’Arcy, who portrayed Tom Bertram in 2007TomHollander‘s Mansfield Park

August 25Tom Hollander, who portrayed Mr. Collins in 2005’s Pride and Prejudice




Unknown-3August 26Alison Stedman, who portrayspanx_spanked-300x300ed Mrs. Bennet in 1995’s Pride and Prejudice

August 28Jennifer Coolidge, who portrayed Miss Elizabeth Charming in Austenland


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Derek Blomfield (31 August 1920 to 23 July 1964), imageswho portrayed Mr. Elliot in 1960’s Persuasion 

August 31Leo Bill, who portrayed John Warren in Becoming Jane, as well as Robert Ferrars in 2008’s Sense and Sensibility


About Regina Jeffers

Regina Jeffers is the award-winning author of Austenesque, Regency and historical romantic suspense.
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