Dan Stevens stars as “David Haller,” a haunted man struggling for sanity. Diagnosed as schizophrenic at a young age, he’s getting tired of mental hospitals and is about to give up when he meets the girl of his dreams. A girl that happens to believe he’s not schizophrenic at all, but a powerful mutant.
In addition to starring in FX’s Legion, actor Dan Stevens will next be seen opposite Emma Watson as the “Beast” in Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast. In 2017 he will also star opposite Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis in the sci-fi drama Colossal, and the romantic comedy Permission opposite Rebecca Hall. Additionally, he is set to star in the Gareth Evans thriller Apostle, and as “Charles Dickens” in The Man Who Invented Christmas.
Previously, Stevens starred in the cult hit The Guest, Night at the Museum III, A Walk Amongst the Tombstones, The Cobbler, Criminal Activities and The Ticket.
Stevens is known internationally for his performance as “Matthew Crawley” in the Golden Globe
®-winning drama Downton Abbey. His other television credits include HBO’s High Maintenance, Sense & Sensibility, The Line of Beauty, Frankenstein, and roles in the TV movies Maxwell and Dracula.
Stevens’ theater credits include The Heiress on Broadway, Arcadia, The Vortex and Hay Fever in the West End, and Every Good Boy Deserves Favour at The National Theatre in London.
Stevens is represented by WME, Julian Belfrage Associates and Peikoff/Mahan.