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BY Mildred Europa Taylor, 3:30pm December 29, 2020,

5 things you should know about British-Zimbabwean actor Regé-Jean Page, star of Netflix’s new hit series Bridgerton

Actor Regé-Jean Page moved from the world of British television to Hollywood. Photo: Netflix

Almost everyone is swooning over actor Regé-Jean Page’s romance with Phoebe Dynevor in the Shondaland-produced Netflix series, Bridgerton. Based on the bestselling novels by Julia Quinn, Bridgerton arrived on Christmas Day and follows two high-society families in Regency-era London.

Daphne Bridgerton (played by Phoebe Dynevor), is the oldest daughter in the Bridgerton family, who enters into a pretend engagement with Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings, played by the British-Zimbabwean actor and everyone’s latest Netflix obsession, Page. The actor who has learned how to be light about his work while taking it seriously recently attributed his on-screen chemistry with Daphne to “hours and hours” of dance rehearsals they did for the show.

And if the 30-year-old looks familiar to you, that’s because you may have seen him on-screen before, having moved from the world of British television to Hollywood. Here’s what you need to know about the breakout star of Bridgerton, including his background and previous roles.

Last Edited by:Mildred Europa Taylor Updated: December 30, 2020


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