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If you don’t already know Dan Stevens, you will very soon. The English actor got his big break playing Matthew Crawley on Downton Abbey, but this year he’s really stepping into the spotlight as he takes on the iconic role of the Beast in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. Of course, his charming good looks and acting skills aren’t the only reason we love him. Did you know that the 34-year-old is a Cambridge man? Or that he’s good friends with fellow English heartthrob Benedict Cumberbatch? See some of his most interesting facts here.

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