Dominic West, star of the latest season of Netflix’s hit royal drama crown, In a recent interview, he revealed that he was a huge fan of the late Princess Diana, just like millions of other young boys in the 90s.
West, who portrayed King Charles in the fifth season. the crown With Elizabeth Debicki’s Diana, Told Variety In a recent interview he said he was ‘always in love’ with Princess Diana, who tragically died in a car crash in 1997.
talking about filming Diana’s death for the upcoming sixth season of the crownWest said: “I’ve always been a royal watcher and I’ve always loved Princess Diana since I was 10 when they got engaged. God, I loved her as a boy.
West then added: “But during the ’90s, I missed most of it. I was less aware of it, but so I really came to some conclusions about these events. hadn’t reached what we’ve shown in Season 5. So, I was coming into it fresh.
The 53-year-old actor also went into detail about playing the role of Charles on the hit Netflix show, and how he hesitated before accepting it.
West expressed his shock. the crown Creator Peter Morgan shared of offering her the role, “I said, ‘I think you’ve definitely got the wrong person.’
“It’s a successful show and excitement. [O’Connor] It had so much success, it was a pretty big gamble to get involved,” West added.