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Hugh Bonneville’s remarkable transformation

Hugh Bonneville’s remarkable transformation

Hugh Bonneville has surprised fans after he reappeared from quarantine looking unrecognisable from his old self.

The beloved Downton Abbey actor made waves when he appeared on UK TV show, The One Show this week in a live cross from his home after months of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bonneville, 56, also reappeared with a completely new hairstyle which added to his radical transformation.

Rocking a trim buzzcut, the actor who plays Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham in Downton Abbey had some fans and presenters doing a double-take.

Viewers took to social media to share their shock over seeing Hugh.

Fans wrote that he was showing off a “major glow up”.

“Almost didn't recognise Hugh Bonneville on #TheOneShow. Lost so much weight,” one viewer said via social media app Twitter.

“He looks totally different!” another said

“Wow, I didn't recognise Hugh Bonneville on #TheOneShow to start with! What a transformation!” gushed a third fan.

Hughis best known for playing Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham in hit drama series Downton Abbey.

His other notable roles include Mr Henry Brown in the Paddington movies and Ian Fletcher in the series W1A.