One of the reasons why Mary is just about the most popular character on the show is that she is so unlikable at times and yet she’s so lovable. There’s an extraordinary complexity about her. […] There’s good and bad about her and I think all the audiences look at that. She’s not perfect at all, but she’s strong and she’s honest. - Gareth Neame [x].
[My celebrity crush is] Jim Carter, who plays Mr. Carson on Downton Abbey. - Michelle DockeryYou’ve got from the legendary Maggie Smith… to these really talented youngsters, you know, Michelle Dockery who’s going to be a huge name - and already is a big name - but is going to be huge. - Jim Carter