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Succession star Sarah Snook secretly MARRIES comedian Dave Lawson

Sarah Snook has secretly married her best friend Dave Lawson. 

The Australian actress, who stars on the smash hit HBO series Succession, fell for her fellow Aussie while the pals were locked down together. 

Sarah, 33, proposed to Dave, 43, in October last year, and the pair married in the backyard of her home in Brooklyn, New York, in February.  

Aww! The Australian actress, who stars on the smash hit HBO series Succession, fell for fellow Aussie Dave Lawson (pictured) while the pals were locked down together

Love! Sarah Snook has secretly married her best friend. The Australian actress, who stars on the smash hit HBO series Succession, fell for fellow Aussie Dave Lawson while the pals were locked down together. Sarah (left) was seen wearing rings on her wedding finger at the Succession premiere last week

Pals: Dave (far left) has appeared in photos shared to Sarah's Instagram account, with the pair taking a trip to Spain together with friends in 2019

Pals: Dave (far left) has appeared in photos shared to Sarah’s Instagram account, with the pair taking a trip to Spain together with friends in 2019

‘At the beginning of the pandemic last year, I got locked down in Melbourne with one of my best mates and we fell in love,’ she told Vogue this week. 

‘We’ve been friends since 2014, lived together, travelled together, always excited to see each other, but totally platonic.’ 

Sarah says that the stars aligned and a romance between the pair arose – just like the plot of a film she might star in. 

‘We’ve just never been single at the same time. It’s been a ride. There’s so much heartache and sadness in the world, but on a micro personal level, I’ve been very fortunate,’ Snook said.

Wed: Sarah proposed in October last year, and the pair married in the backyard of her home in Brooklyn, New York, in February. Gossip first erupted when Snook stepped out on the red carpet in New York last week wearing a sparking ring on her wedding finger (pictured)

Wed: Sarah proposed in October last year, and the pair married in the backyard of her home in Brooklyn, New York, in February. Gossip first erupted when Snook stepped out on the red carpet in New York last week wearing a sparking ring on her wedding finger (pictured) 

Sarah added that without the pandemic, the couple might not have ended up together so quickly. 

Gossip first erupted when Snook stepped out on the red carpet in New York last week, at the season three premiere of Succession, wearing a sparking ring on her wedding finger.     

Dave has appeared in photos shared to Sarah’s Instagram account, with the pair taking a trip to Spain together with friends in 2019.   

The Adelaide-born star has been living in Brooklyn for some time, and recently spoke on Late Night With Seth Meyers about the beloved borough.

'At the beginning of the pandemic last year, I got locked down in Melbourne with one of my best mates and we fell in love,' she told Vogue this week. 'We've been friends since 2014, lived together, travelled together, always excited to see each other, but totally platonic'

‘At the beginning of the pandemic last year, I got locked down in Melbourne with one of my best mates and we fell in love,’ she told Vogue this week. ‘We’ve been friends since 2014, lived together, travelled together, always excited to see each other, but totally platonic’

‘I love it. I love Brooklyn. It’s like, I don’t know, Brooklyn is like little brother to Manhattan, or like the Australia to America,’ she said.

She added, ‘it’s like on the outside looking in, but you get the better view’.    

Snook plays the character Siobhan ‘Shiv’ Roy in Succession, which has been a huge hit for HBO.   

The series is set within the powerful Roy family, who run a massive media conglomerate, with Shiv and her siblings Roman (Kieran Culkin), Kendall (Jeremy Strong) and Connor (Alan Ruck) all working below their father Logan (Brian Cox). 

Star: Snook plays the character Siobhan 'Shiv' Roy in Succession (pictured), which has been a huge hit for HBO

Star: Snook plays the character Siobhan ‘Shiv’ Roy in Succession (pictured), which has been a huge hit for HBO

Succession is finally set to return to screens, following a slew of pandemic-based delays – and according to early reviews, Season Three is well worth the wait.

In the wake of press previews of the show, which is set for release on October 18, four and five star accolades confirm the battle of the Roys, which left us on a chilling cliffhanger helmed by Kendall, will be as explosive as ever.

In the UK, The Times dished out five stars and insisted the comeback is ‘thrilling’ following last season’s ‘electrifying climax’, while in the US, Rolling Stone gave four stars and stated the show is ‘bigger, badder and bloodthirstier than ever’.  

Season Two concluded in 2019 on a cliffhanger, first tying up the mystery surrounding who would be the ‘blood sacrifice’ offered to the shareholders.

Terror: Succession is finally set to return to screens, following a slew of pandemic-based delays - and according to early reviews, Season Three is well worth the wait

Terror: Succession is finally set to return to screens, following a slew of pandemic-based delays – and according to early reviews, Season Three is well worth the wait

After being tipped to be the sacrifice, Logan’s son Kendall, played by Jeremy Strong, was then seen explosively outing his father for the dirty dealings within his company Waystar RoyCo and fans have been waiting to see the subsequent fallout.

In the nail-biting episode, Kendall steps out to speak at a press conference, in which he spills the details of the cruise scandal among other Waystar Royco secrets.

Writing for The Times, Carol Midgley penned: ‘I can assure you that Succession easily leaps to its own very high bar. Succession’s biggest weapon has always been its whip-cracking dialogue and the writer Jesse Armstrong has raised his game…

‘The show sets viewer expectations sky high and it meets them by trebling down on its strengths. Succession is back and it is thrilling.’

The publication accompanied the dazzling review with a five star accolade.

Succession is BACK! In the wake of press previews of the show, which is set for release on October 18, four and five star accolades confirm the battle of the Roys, which left us on a chilling cliffhanger helmed by Kendall, will be as explosive as ever

Succession is BACK! In the wake of press previews of the show, which is set for release on October 18, four and five star accolades confirm the battle of the Roys, which left us on a chilling cliffhanger helmed by Kendall, will be as explosive as ever

Alan Steppinwall for Rolling Stone meanwhile dished out four stars. He wrote: ‘With Logan and Kendall going head to head in an all-out Roy family war, the show goes bigger, badder, and bloodthirstier than ever’.

Also returning for series three are cast members Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Peter Friedman, J. Smith Cameron, and James Cromwell.

Additional cast this season include Alexander Skarsgård, Sanaa Lathan, Linda Emond, Jihae, Adrien Brody and Hope Davis. 

Succession is created by Jesse Armstrong; executive produced by Jesse Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Jane Tranter, Mark Mylod, Tony Roche, Scott Ferguson, Jon Brown and Will Ferrell.

Angry call: Matthew Macfadyen is back as the long-suffering and somewhat spineless Tom Wambsgans, as he is heard saying over the phone, 'You better find an animal's corpse to crawl into, and hide'

Angry call: Matthew Macfadyen is back as the long-suffering and somewhat spineless Tom Wambsgans, as he is heard saying over the phone, ‘You better find an animal’s corpse to crawl into, and hide’

While some TV shows have referenced Covid-19 in storylines, creator Jesse wrote the latest season before lockdown, and has decided not to change the scripts to reflect the current climate.

In a profile for Vulture, Sarah Snook – who plays Shiv Roy – gave context regarding the decision, saying: ‘These are really wealthy people. And unfortunately, none of the world’s really wealthy people were going to be affected by the pandemic.’

However, the cast of the family drama certainly were affected by the pandemic. Actor Mark Blum, who played the cruise-division exec Bill Lockhart in the show, died of complications from Covid-19 in March last year.

Here comes trouble: Kieran Culkin is back as bad boy Roman Roy ready to stir up the tension within the family

Here comes trouble: Kieran Culkin is back as bad boy Roman Roy ready to stir up the tension within the family

The feature notes how the pandemic shifted the production to having Zoom table reads and Zoom production meetings.

Some shooting took place in Italy for the third season, and there were back-up locations in place if travelling wasn’t allowed – including the U.K., Massachusetts, and Northern California.

The third season of Succession is available to stream with a NOW Entertainment Membership from the 18th October.

Family summit: Kendall talks to his siblings about their father, and suggests that Logan would happily put them all in jail

Family summit: Kendall talks to his siblings about their father, and suggests that Logan would happily put them all in jail 

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