As Miles Colby, the rebellious son of Sable (Stephanie Beacham) and Jason Colby (Charlton Heston) in the 1985 ABC Dynasty spin-off The Colbys, actor Maxwell Caulfield was no stranger to having butlers or the age-old art of buttling. For his latest project (and his first for Hallmark Channel), Butlers in Love, Caulfield lifts the cloche on the distinguished profession playing Charles Willoughby, a seasoned major-domo running his own prestigious butler academy, now imparting his invaluable experience to fledgling up-and-commers. However, Caulfield's introduction to the subject dates back to his formative years living in England. "I never had a butler," he laughed during an exclusive interview with MediaVillage. "But I watched Upstairs Downstairs (1971) when I was growing up there. It was very much [like] Downton Abbey.
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