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  • Downton Abbey Adds First Black Cast Member

  • Gary Carr will portray the first black character on Downton Abbey during its upcoming fourth season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
    Season MVPs: The year's best
    Carr, who will play a "charming and charismatic young jazz singer," joins returning regulars Hugh Bonneville, ...
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  • Gary Carr will portray the first black character on Downton Abbey during its upcoming fourth season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
    Season MVPs: The year's best
    Carr, who will play a "charming and charismatic young jazz singer," joins returning regulars Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, Jim Carter and Shirley MacLaine. Some of the other new faces for Season 4 include Tom Cullen, a new love interest for Mary (Dockery), Dame Harriet Walter as Lady Shackleton, an old friend of the Dowager Countess, Nigel Harman as a visiting valet Green, Julian Ovenden as aristocrat Charles Blake, and Joanna David as the Duchess of Yeovil.
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    Carr is best known in Britain for his role on the BBC series Death In Paradise.
    Downton Abbey returns to PBS in January.
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