A Dinner in Honor of Downton Abbey Creator Julian Fellowes
Kindly RSVP by July 13, 2022
Coat and tie for men; summer dinner party attire for women.
Join us as we honor Julian Fellowes with our Lifetime Achievement Award and present him with his family history. Fellowes is an award-winning screenwriter, director, producer, novelist, and actor. He is the creator, sole writer, and executive producer of the worldwide hit series, Downton Abbey, for which he won two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe, among other awards.
Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Julian Fellowes is an award-winning screenwriter, director, producer, novelist, and actor. In 2002, Fellowes won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Gosford Park, directed by Robert Altman. He is the creator, sole writer, and executive producer of the worldwide hit series Downton Abbey, for which he won two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe, and is the recipient of the International Emmy Founders Award and a special BAFTA award. Fellowes most recently wrote the feature Downton Abbey: A New Era, which opens in the United States in May 2022. Other film writing credits include Vanity Fair, Piccadilly Jim, Separate Lies (National Board of Review Directorial Debut Award), From Time to Time (Directed, Best Picture— Chicago Children’s Film Festival), The Young Victoria, and The Chaperone. He has written three international best-selling novels: Snobs, Past Imperfect, and Belgravia. In January 2011, Fellowes was given a peerage and entered the House of Lords as Lord Fellowes of West Stafford. He and his wife, Emma, live in London and Dorset, England. They have a son, Peregrine
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John E. and Julie Corcoran
Elizabeth and George Passela
Stephen and Margaret Case
Thomas and Juliet Gede
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Gerry and MaryLee Halpin
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