Prayers Up 'Life Imitate Art': Michelle Dockery Who Plays Widowed Lady Mary Crawley On Downton Abbey Loses Her Fiancé At Age 34 To A Rare Form Of Cancer
Hit television series Downton Abbey swept the nation by storm and allowed American viewers and viewers around the world escaped into a fantasy every hour that the program was broadcast. From their amazing wardrobe, to living in palaces and having their every need cater to. In an environment where the hustle and bustle of life gets hard in this country, Downton Abbey provided the greatest escape. Lead actress, Michelle Dockery plays Lady Mary Crawley. She have had her share of heartbreaks on the show. These heartaches allowed viewers to connect with the characters more. Seeing that although material things are provided, we all feel, breathe and goes through lifes emotions the same. In the bottom image up top, her husband in the series Mathew died in a car crash, leaving her a widowed and a single mother.
Although now recently remarried in the new season, before that, Dockery's personal life was far from sad off screen. She met handsome John Dineen, through friend and co-star Allen Leech. Dineen was a PR professional from Ireland. The two dated for two years and were engaged. Dineen went for a regular hospital visit a year ago and found out that he had a rare form of cancer that was very agressive. His chances of life was very slim. Although an emotional time, both parties had hope that things would get better, he would beat the cancer and they would get married.
The top images above shows Dockery smiling with co-stars while on the American tour for the show. Although she was all smiles, a dark cloud from what if's lingered. Her worst nightmare happened when she was made aware that her fiancé condotion had worsen, while on the American tour for the show. She left the tour and rushed back to be by his bedside. Dineen died on Sunday. His funeral service was held at the Church of St. James in his hometown village of Ballinora, County Cork. The location was chosen because Dineen grew up at the farm in close proximity of the village. Losing a love one is never easy. We are all praying for you. Fans and co-stars took to Twitter to send condolences. Read below.
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