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P&P 200: The Many Faces of Mr. Darcy (Part 3)

Another update here on Then & Now: The Many Faces of Mr. Darcy in continuing with the 200th anniversary celebration of Jane Austen's classic Pride and Prejudice novel, which will be on Monday!
Fitzwilliam Darcy, generally referred to as Mr. Darcy, is one of the two central characters in Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice. He is an archetype of the aloof romantic hero, and a romantic interest of Elizabeth Bennet, the novel's protagonist. The story's narration is almost exclusively from Elizabeth's perspective; she is portrayed as the sympathetic figure, and Darcy hardly so until the later chapters of the novel—as knowledge and ironic events are revealed to Elizabeth. Usually referred to only as "Mr. Darcy" or "Darcy" by characters and the narrator, his first name is mentioned twice in the novel. [Read more about Mr. Darcy].
Also, check out the following...

  The Many Faces of Mr. Darcy 
(aka Fitzwilliam or William/Will Darcy)

David Rintoul
(Pride and Prejudice; TV/Miniseries 1980)

(Pride and Prejudice; TV/Miniseries 1995)

Orlando Seale
(Pride & Prejudice: Latter-Day Comedy; Film 2003)

Martin Henderson
(Bride & Prejudice; Bollywood Musical Film 2004)

Matthew Macfadyen 
(Pride & Prejudice; Film 2005)

More info from Wikipedia: Fitzwilliam Darcy

TV & Film Adaptations: Fitzwilliam Darcy

1940 Movie: Lord Laurence Olivier
1952 TV adaptation: Andrew Osborn
1952 TV serial: Peter Cushing
1958 TV serial: Alan Badel
1967 TV serial: Lewis Fiander
1980 TV serial: David Rintoul
1995 TV serial: Colin Firth
2005 Movie: Matthew Macfadyen

(Lost In Austen; TV Miniseries 2008)

(aka Caleb Grant)
(Pride and Prejudice; Film 2011)

Daniel Vincent Gordh
(The Lizzie Bennet Diaries; Vlog/YouTube series 2012)

Updated 7/22/13

Currently Filming...

In development
with possible new Darcy actors...

(actor cast as Darcy TBD)
(Darcy's Town; TV ???)
Jennifer Love Hewitt and Lifetime developing 'Darcy's Town,' a modern-day 'Pride & Prejudice'
(actor cast as Darcy TBD)
(Pride and Prejudice and Zombies; Film ???)

(actor cast as Darcy TBD)



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