Where Do I Know That Actor?

Fans of Masterpiece have a full slate these days as Sunday nights offer a triple play of this PBS staple. Capping off the evening is a new series titled The Collection chronicling the French fashion scene in post-war Paris. Several actors who’ve appeared in this program should be familiar to UNC-TV and Masterpiece viewers. Let’s meet a few.

Richard Coyle, who plays fashion entrepreneur Paul Sabine, has been seen in a couple of Masterpiece Theatre presentations around the turn of the century. In 2001, he was Mr. Coxe on Wives & Daughters and the following year he was Michael Cass on Othello.

Frances de la Tour portrays Sabine family matriarch Yvette Sabine. She’s probably best known for playing Violet on the sitcom Vicious but way back in the early 1980s, de la Tour played Maud in Flickers on Masterpiece Theatre. Continue reading