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Entertainment‘Downton Abbey’ Actress Laura Carmichael Talks About The ‘Painful Experience’ Of Becoming A Working Actress

09:46  16 august  2019
09:46  16 august  2019 Source:   etcanada.com

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The actress adds that the show’s ensemble cast would join in on the Edith brainstorms. Now if only we can summon a Downton Abbey spin-off film into existence so that we can see whether Carmichael ’s predictions about the sisters prove true.

Downton Abbey is a British historical period drama television series set in the early 20th century, created and co-written by Julian Fellowes.

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Laura Carmichael's Lady Edith Crawley of "Downton Abbey" is now a household staple, but Carmichael nearly quit acting right before landing the role of a lifetime.

Carmichael is Town & Country's autumn cover star where she opened up about the hit show.

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"I was so close to not being a working actress. I had a hard time. It’s such a painful experience, wanting to act and not doing it, and trying to figure out how to get in there," she recalled. That is until she landed "Downton".

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"It has changed all of my life. When you are able to work, and love it, it is such a joy. And I’ve fallen in love and made wonderful friends – how lucky am I?" Carmichael questioned.

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But if you asked her before her audition what she thought it would shape up to be, she would have never have guessed that the hit show would one day become a movie. Carmichael didn't even know what she was auditioning for.

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She said, "I went to audition, and because it was so top-secret, I didn’t get the script before I arrived. I thought I’d probably have one line, but I had five scenes. I was reading them, going, 'My God, this is a proper part! Why are they seeing me for it?'"

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Laura Carmichael plays Edith Crawley in Downton Abbey . Yet she is not talking red carpets Laura was working as a doctor's receptionist when she was invited to audition for Downton Abbey and I had been out of drama school for a couple of years and had that very typical experience of doing 18

As ‘ Downton Abbey ’ comes to a close, Laura Carmichael opens up about the last shoot, her plans Fortunately for Laura Carmichael , the young, inexperienced actress in this seemingly thankless role, Julian Edith was to become Downton ’s thoroughly modern young woman. We’ll tell you what’s true.

It is almost ten years since the show first aired, but that doesn't mean the actress forgets her first day.

‘Downton Abbey’ Actress Laura Carmichael Talks About The ‘Painful Experience’ Of Becoming A Working Actress© Provided by Corus Television Limited Partnership

"On my first day, I think Jim [Carter] saw I was like a rabbit in the headlights – I had to come in, speak, and serve myself some breakfast, which seemed utterly terrifying – and he said, 'Why don’t you come over here, lovey, and I’ll help you?' It makes me feel very fortunate to have worked with these great British actors," Carmichael mused.

The "Downton Abbey" movie hits theatres on Sept. 13.

The autumn issue of Town & Country will be on sale Aug, 22.

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