Pride and Prejudice: What the Actors Look Like 24 Years Later


The mini-series, consisting of 6 episodes and filmed by the famous work of Jane Austen, became the seventh, but perhaps the most famous film adaptation. Colin Firth looked great in the role of Darcy, and the BBC, who became the creators of this series, very accurately conveyed the content and atmosphere of the novel. But we have not seen many actors since then, so we decided to find out where they are and what they are doing now.

Fitzwilliam Darcy (Colin Firth)

The famous British actor was born on September 10, 1960. Moreover, before the picture “Pride and Prejudice”, few knew about it. But after he repeated success in the Bridget Jones films, becoming the main character of the heroine. In the Bridget Jones Diary, there was a reference to the work of Jane Austen: the main character performed by Fert was also called Darcy.

Colin Firth in 1994 met for some time with Jennifer El, who played Elizabeth Bennett. The actor has three sons born in two marriages.

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Elizabeth Bennett (Jennifer El)

Jennifer was born December 29, 1969 in the United States, her mother is actress Rosemary Harris, who played Aunt May in the movie Spider-Man. In 1992, Jennifer appeared in the series The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones as the Austrian Empress Zita. And the role of Elizabeth Bennett became for her the most significant. In 1999, Jennifer starred with her mother in the film "Taste of Sunlight", where they acted as one and the same heroine, only in different years of her life.

Since 2001, the actress has been married to writer Michael Ryan, they have two children – son George and daughter Tulula.

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Jane Bennett (Suzanne Harker)

April 26, the British actress turned 54 years old. She comes from an acting dynasty and was educated at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. It seems to us that there are few films with the participation of Suzanne Harker, but this is not so. The actress is more specialized in filming in television series, and is well-known in her homeland. Her latest work is the series Granchester, Young James Harriot, and Moving Forward. Susanna was once married to actor Ian Glen (Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones), their son Finley was born, but now they are divorced.

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Mary Bennet (Lucy Bryers)

The actress was born on August 19, 1967 in London. Her parents are actors, so the girl did not doubt the choice of a profession. Lucy took part in the filming of more than 50 film works, among them the series “Purely English Killing”, “Taste of My Life”, “Father Brown” and many others. The actress has been married since 1995, but almost nothing is known about her personal life – Lucy is not on social networks.

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Kitty Bennet (Polly Maberly)

The actress, who played one of the youngest daughters, turned 43 on January 1. She is known not only for her role as Kitty Bennet, but also for her role as psychiatrist Lucy Klein in the series Royal. Nothing is known about her personal life either.

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Lydia Bennet (Julia Savalia)

Julia was born in London on September 9, 1968. Among her works are One More, Jonathan Creek, Cranford and A Little Light to Candleford, and Julia also voiced Ginger in Coop Escape. The actress is not married, although she was in a relationship. She became interested in yoga and growing vegetables.

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Charles Bingley (Crispin Bonham Carter)

The British actor and director celebrated his 50th anniversary on September 23. In 1993, he starred in the telenovela Scarlet and Black. and in 2001 he got a cameo role in the film "The Diary of Bridget Jones." The actor is the cousin of actress Helen Bonham-Carter. He also appeared in a cameo role in the movie Casino Royale. Crispin is married to Catherine Julian Downey. The couple has four sons.

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George Wickham (Adrian Lucis)

On the account of the 62-year-old actor, 65 film works, including “Purely English Murder”, “Miss Marple: The Secret of the Caribbean”, “Absolute Power”, “Downton Abbey” and others. He keeps his personal life a secret.

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Georgianna Darcy (Emilia Fox)

July 31, the British actress, who played the younger sister of Mr. Darcy, turned 45 years old. In addition to the series Pride and Prejudice, her works include David Copperfield, Dorian Gray and ballet slippers. In 2005, Emilia married the English actor Jared Harris, and in 2009 they divorced. Also in the early 2000s, the actress struggled with alcohol addiction.

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