‘Downton Abbey’ Star Michelle Dockery Has Found Love Again

by Jeremy Spirogis
Actress Michelle Dockery

Actress Michelle Dockery made a reputation for herself portraying early 20th-century aristocrat Lady Mary Crawley within the British historic drama, Downton Abbey.

Actress Michelle Dockery
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It was through the award-winning sequence’ run that her fiancé, John Dineen, was recognized with and finally died from a uncommon most cancers.

Almost 5 years after his demise, the actress has discovered love once more.

Michelle Dockery’s fiancé died 5 years in the past

The 38-year-old met John Dineen, the person who would turn into her fiancé, by way of one in every of her Downton Abbey solid mates, which was realized when the actress stated in 2013, “I have a wonderful man in my life from Ireland. We were introduced by Allen Leech. That’s all you need to know.”

Leech performed her brother-in-law, Tom Branson, on the interval drama.

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Dineen sadly developed a uncommon type of most cancers and Dockery threw herself into his care. The 34-year-old Irish public relations director sadly succumbed to his sickness in 2015.

She spoke with The Guardian in 2017 about their relationship and wanted time through the interview to compose herself.

“I don’t have the vocabulary to describe what it felt like. And what it still feels like. It is. . . Sorry, give me a minute. I’ve never been more committed to anything in my life than to him. So at the time everything just shut down. Work, everything. Work didn’t matter. You suddenly become an [oncological] expert. This stuff becomes your world, and that of course was my priority.”

Dockery has been courting Jasper Waller-Bridge since summer season 2019

The Godless star has been seeing English music supervisor Jasper Waller-Bridge because the summer season of 2019, whereas she was selling the Downton Abbey film that was releasing that fall.

According to a supply who spoke to The Mirror, “Michelle has been traveling a lot to promote the Downton movie but they have been in constant contact. Their friends and families are very happy for them. It is just so lovely. It was all taken slowly and in a considered manner but they are really enjoying being together.”

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Apparently, Dockery is most snug seeing males who aren’t within the movie business and, particularly, who aren’t within the limelight.

“Jasper is a bit younger than Michelle,” the supply continued, “but he has dated other older women in the past and it appears to be working for both of them. Michelle remains a very down-to-earth woman, dating an A-lister has never been her thing.”

Waller-Bridge’s sister is a widely known actress herself

If Dockery’s boyfriend’s final title sounds acquainted, it’s. His sister is famend screenwriter and actress, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, identified of late for her writing and appearing work on the Amazon hit sequence, Fleabag, and for her screenwriting on Killing Eve.

Known for her easy method to taboo subjects in her work, Waller-Bridge talked to The Guardian in 2018 in regards to the upbringing she and her brother shared.

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“I had a lovely, safe, loved upbringing. Dinner every night, Mum and Dad encouraging us to talk and make each other laugh. I come from a place of security, and that has probably given me the confidence to look at my insecurities in a safer way.”

She described permitting her household a preview of Fleabag in its earliest levels. Jasper’s response?

“He said, ‘I think you’re going to scare a lot of men with this show. It’s going to freak them out.’ And I was like, ‘F***ing good, it’s about bloody time.’ Again, that narrative of keeping your man satisfied is rammed down our throats forever.”

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