A representative for the show’s UK network, ITV, says the actor will appear in a Downton Abbey-related film made for ITV’s charity program, Text Santa. The annual fundraiser raises money to support six UK charities, including Alzheimer’s Society and Teenage Cancer Trust. Clooney will not appear in any Downton Abbey episodes.
So exciting, George Clooney has filmed a special scene for Downton Abbey for ITV's Text Santa. To donate pls go to http://t.co/hRpIXO7qzk
— Text Santa (@ITVTextSanta) September 11, 2014