Frederick Wentworth is a character from Persuasion, an American drama film directed by Carrie Cracknell from a screenplay by Ron Bass and Alice Victoria Winslow, based on the novel of the same name by Jane Austen. The character is portrayed by Cosmo Jarvis.
Captain Frederick Wentworth is the prototype of the new gentleman in the 19th century: a self-made man who makes his fortune by hard work rather than inheritance.
Eight years after Anne Elliot was persuaded not to marry a dashing man of humble origins, they meet again. Will she seize her second chance at true love?