Why did they kill off Matthew in Downton Abbey?

Why did they kill off Matthew in Downton Abbey?

Stevens’ fame reached a new level thanks to his time on Downton Abbey. But the actor was looking for new opportunities beyond the fictional Yorkshire estate and was feeling ready to leave. In an interview with The Telegraph, Stevens explained that status and money had little to do with his decision to exit the show.

Which episode does Matthew die in Downton Abbey?

As fans will undoubtedly remember, Stevens’ Matthew Crawley was killed off in the holiday special that followed Season 3, making it a much less merry Downton Christmas than the season before, when Matthew and Mary got engaged in a swirl of snowflakes.

Does Matthew walk again in Downton Abbey?

Matthew has suffered a serious spinal injury and is paralysed from the waist down. He is told that he will never walk again or father children.

How did Matthew Crawley walk again?

As he recovered, Matthew used a cane to walk and remained at Downton Abbey, rather than Crawley House with his mother, slowly learning to walk himself down the wedding aisle.

Does Matthew recover in Downton Abbey?

Does Matthew walk again?

Does Matthew regret leaving Downton Abbey?

Dan Stevens – Matthew Crawley Fans were devastated when Matthew died after the birth of his son after being involved in a car accident. In reality, Dan left the show for new opportunities. Speaking to The Telegraph, he said: “It is a desire for freedom really.

Does Matthew stay paralyzed Downton Abbey?

Yet there was more to Downton than met the monocle. Matthew Crawley – dashing, honourable heir to the Downton fortune, and played with admirable dignity by Dan Stevens – had taken some shrapnel at the Somme and returned home paralysed from the waist down.

Does Mary and Matthew have a baby?

When Mary arrive sat the station, she goes into labour, her maid Anna and the train driver rush her to the cottage hospital where she gives birth to a healthy baby boy. Matthew is notified of the bay’s arrival and is overjoyed in seeing Mary with their newborn son. He professes his everlasting love for Mary.

Does Matthew recover Downton Abbey?