Lady Whistledown - Julia Quinn
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Lady Whistledown

Portrayed on screen by: Julie Andrews

Appears in: The Wit and Wisdom of Bridgerton, The Duke and I, The Viscount Who Loved Me, An Offer from a Gentleman, Romancing Mister Bridgerton, The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After, Mr. Cavendish, I Presume, The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown, Lady Whistledown Strikes Back

Character Notes:

  • Julie Andrews was the first actor announced for the Netflix series, way back in June 2019. JQ describes her reaction thusly: "I stopped breathing for long enough that I legitimately should be dead."
  • While Lady Whistledown's identity is revealed in the BRIDGERTON season 1 finale, readers of the Bridgerton series don't find out until Romancing Mr. Bridgerton, the fourth book in the series. This meant that people who read the books as they were released spent several years in the dark!
  • We appreciate that some readers want to be surprised, so the unmasked Lady Whistledown does not appear on this character page.
  • Lady Whistledown makes a surprise appearance in Mr. Cavendish, I Presume!

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Julie Andrews appears in Shondaland’s series for Netflix, Bridgerton, seasons 1 and 2

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