These Actors Asked For Their Iconic Characters To Be Killed Off!

Have you ever wondered why your favorite character left so suddenly? Well, it may just be because they requested their own deaths, just like these stars did…

1. Dan Stevens – Matthew Crawley In Downton Abbey

Image Source: WETA
Image Source: WETA

When Matthew Crawley was unceremoniously killed off in a car crash in the 2015 Christmas Day episode of Downton Abbey, people were devastated as his character seemed to have everything going for him. So what happened? Well, Stevens, wanted to pursue other projects and now he’s playing the Beast in this year’s release of Beauty and the Beast!

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