'Downton Abbey' Season 3: Hugh Bonneville on Shirley MacLaine, Lord Robert and starched collars

Told that his interviewer took a quiz designed to match the user's personality with a character from the BBC period drama "Downton Abbey" -- returning for a third season on "Masterpiece Classic" on Sunday, Jan. 6 -- and came out as his character, Lord Robert, Earl of Grantham, British actor Hugh Bonneville lets out a hearty laugh."How funny," he tells Zap2it. "I wonder, if I did it, if I'd be Lord Robert, or if I'd come out as something else. I'd probably come out as [head housemaid] Anna."Bonneville isn't even sure he'd be good pals with his aristocratic character, who's dealing with a substantially reduced fortune in an England reeling in the wake of World War I."He's a reasonable enough guy," he says, "but I don't think he knows much about the outside world. He's quite instinctive about people, sometimes wrongly. He does care about people, I think. He certainly cares about how the estate...


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