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After 'Downton Abbey' tux, Dan Stevens tries on modern American roles
After 'Downton Abbey' tux, Dan Stevens tries on modern American roles

It's been almost two years since Dan Stevens' beloved "Downton Abbey" character, Matthew Crawley, met with an untimely end, and some die-hard fans of the PBS costume drama still may not quite be over it. But for the 31-year-old British actor, Crawley's tragic death marked a kind of rebirth — or at least a chance to strike out in some very different directions as an actor. Stevens, who costarred with Jessica Chastain in last year's Broadway production of "The Heiress," stars in two films opening this week, playing characters who would never be mistaken for the kind, noble Crawley. In the thriller "The Guest," in theaters Sept. 17,...

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