Downton Abbey Star Michelle Dockery's Fiancé Dies Aged 34
John Dineen was suffering from a long term illness.
Michelle Dockery's fiancé, John Dineen, has passed away after suffering from a long-term illness.
The 34-year-old died at Marymount Hospital in Cork, Ireland, on Sunday, reportedly with Dockery by his side for his final hours.
In a statement, the Downton Abbey actress' rep said:
"The family is very grateful for the support and kindness they have received but would kindly request that they are left to grieve in private."
Michelle rarely spoke of her personal life in interviews, but in 2014 she did admit that she was seeing "a wonderful man" from Ireland.
"We were introduced by Allen Leech," she said. "That's all you need to know."