10 August 2020 00:38

Keeley Hawes is known for her role as Louisa Durrell in the popular ITV series The Durrells.

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We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top Royal stories again. Hawes was married to DJ Spencer McCallum in December 2001, and they had a son Myles who was almost two when they married. However, the couple divorced three years later, in 2004.


In the same year, she married Matthew Macfadyen. Macfadyen is also a well-known actor who starred in Pride and Prejudice. Who plays Sven in ITV's The Durrells? The comedy-drama has an all-star cast Re-watching The Durrells family on their adventures in Corfu is certainly making up for the lack of actual Grecian sun in our lives this year. The ITV show's all-star cast and gripping plot is just as good as when we watched it back in 2016.

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MORE: The Durrells: what happened to the real-life Durrell children? Loading the player... WATCH: Hugh Bonneville looks unrecognisable in TV appearance The comedy-drama series, which is even loved by the Queen, has the likes of Keeley Hawes, Josh O'Connor and Daisy Waterstone making up the cast. But there might be a few stars of the show that you're perhaps less familiar with. Meet Ulric von der Esch, who plays Sven, below… MORE: This is where The Durrells was filmed - plus find out what the cast got up to on their days off The Swedish actor plays Sven in the ITV drama Who is The Durrells star Ulric von der Esch?

Ulric is a Swedish actor who completed his training and began his career in the United States. The 43-year-old actor began working in Broadway soon after graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, starring in shows such as The Common Pursuit and more. Sven is a farmer on the island of Corfu Who does Ulric von der Esch play in The Durrells? Ulric plays the role of Sven in The Durrells. Sven is a Corfu-based farmer who comes to the aid of the Durrell family frequently throughout, and even forms a romantic relationship with Keeley Hawes' character, Louisa. The two get engaged to be married, however, it doesn't quite go as planned because (historical spoiler alert!) it was then revealed that Sven was gay and using the marriage as a cover up. His character is the love-interest of Louisa Durrell At the time, the actor spoke out about the sudden change in events for his character. He told What's on TV: "It's one-dimensional if he's only supposed to be the good-looking, charming guy. We've seen that a billion times before. This made for a much more interesting character, with complexity and depth." He added: "Sven broke his own heart as well as hers. I hope people understand why he did what he did. He didn't act out of selfishness. I hope people will understand and accept it; it's a timeless issue. Although it's still difficult, it was a lot harder in 1935. Thankfully there's a lot of acceptance today, but back in the day it was a whole different story." What else has Ulric von der Esch been in? Ulric's role in The Durrells is his first major TV role on British TV, but he appeared in European series Beck and 183 Days prior to the ITV show. His most recent credit was playing Kai in horror film Lake of Death in 2019. Like this story? Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox. Keeley Hawes is known for her role as Louisa Durrell in the popular ITV series The Durrells. The series is being repeated on Sundays and it was inspired by autobiographical books by Gerald Durrell. Fans are wondering who Keeley Hawes is married to, or if she still has a husband. Is Keeley Hawes still married? Keeley Hawes is an English actress who began her acting career in Our Mutual Friends, followed by Wives and Daughters. She is probably best known for her role as Zoe Reynolds in Spooks, and DI Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes. Hawes was married to DJ Spencer McCаllum in December 2001, аnd they hаd а son Myles who wаs аlmost two when they mаrried. However, the couple divorced three yeаrs lаter, in 2004. In the sаme yeаr, she mаrried Mаtthew Mаcfаdyen. Mаcfаdyen is аlso а well-known аctor who stаrred in Pride аnd Prejudice. READ MORE:The Durrells: Will The Durrells return for а spin-off series?

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