Creator, sole writer, and executive producer of the worldwide hit series Downton Abbey, which has received 69 Emmy Award nominations; winning twelve, including writing and Outstanding Miniseries or Movie for Fellowes. Theatre Writing Credits: School of Rock The Musical (Broadway / Tony Award nominee, Best Book. West End opening October 2016), Mary Poppins (West End, Broadway / Drama Desk nominee, Best Book), The Wind in the Willows (UK opening October 2016). Film Writing Credits: Gosford Park (Academy Award winner, Original Screenplay), 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 and Fiuggi Family Festival in Rome, Youth Jury Award Seattle International Film Festival, Young Jury Award Cinemagic in Belfast), The Young Victoria, The Tourist, Romeo & Juliet. Television Writing Credits: Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Prince and the Pauper, Titanic (miniseries), Doctor Thorne (miniseries). Books: Belgravia, Snobs, Past Imperfect, The Curious Adventures of the Abandoned Toys, Downton Abbey Scripts.
Fellowes is also a screen and stage actor.
He and his wife, Emma, live in London and Dorset, England. They have a son, Peregrine.