Jim Carter was born on August 19, in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England as James Edward Carter. He is an actor, known for Transformers: The Last Knight (), Shakespeare in Love () and Downton Abbey (). He has been married to Imelda Staunton since October They have one child. Charles 'Charlie' Carson (played by Jim Carter) is the butler at Downton Abbey. Mr Carson is in charge of the pantry, wine cellar, and dining room, as well as the male staff, who report to him. He has worked at Downton since he was a young man, when his grandfather was its .
In September , when Sybbie's nanny was not there, Sybbie started to cry. The Way We Live Now. After Edith rejects this path, Rosamund devises a plan to take Edith abroad to Switzerland, officially to "improve our French" but instead for Edith to give birth and have her child adopted without the family knowing and preserving Edith's reputation. Mary tells Matthew in bed, "we must never take us for granted; we don't know what's coming", Matthew responds, "I will love you forever until the last breath leaves my body. Eventually Robert does confront Edith and she admits the truth. This results in Edna leaving Downton Abbey again after Mrs Hughes threatens to have her examined by a doctor and not give her a reference if she does not tell the truth. Though he has come to love his in-laws, Tom feels more than ever that he could never fit in at Downton. Whilst Anna is pregnant, she still fears that as there are months to wait, the baby is still in danger of being lost, despite her husband's insistence that nothing will go wrong.
He tries to convince her that despite wanting children, she alone is enough for him, which she has trouble accepting. Vyner tells Mary and Anna that the witness has confirmed that they had seen Anna on the pavement near Green in Picaddilly when the incident occurred. When Alfred decides to pursue cooking, Carson encourages him, saying he is a hard worker. Rosamund becomes a board member of the Hillcroft College for Women and invites the patrons, John and Gwen Harding, to Downton to discuss the college. And when Mrs Hughes rejects the idea again, claiming he would not want to be stuck with her for the years to come, Carson insists that he does indeed want to be 'stuck' with her.
Lipstick on Your Collar '. In Series 5, the two women, once rivals, are very close now. However, when James and his only son Patrick died in the sinking of the Titanic , Robert's heir became his third cousin once removed , Matthew Crawley, a young middle-class solicitor from Manchester, setting the stage for him to inherit not only the Abbey and its estate, but also Cora's fortune. For a brief time before entering into household service, Mr Carson was a music hall performer in the vaudeville duo the "Cheerful Charlies" alongside former friend Charlie Grigg. She is devastated when Henry's friend Charlie Rogers dies during the race in an accident. In the summer of , Cora is surprised to find that she has become pregnant. While she and Matthew are intent on having children, it is hinted throughout the series that they could be having trouble conceiving. Branson also disagrees with Robert about how the death duties should be paid off. Episode 4 Appears.