Regé-Jean Page is the swoonworthy star of Netflix’s smash hit collection ‘Bridgerton.’ The dashing actor is Hollywood’s latest hunk, and he’s internet hosting ‘SNL’ for the primary time on Feb. 20.
SNL is burning for Bridgerton’s dreamy Regé-Jean Page. The 31-year-old is internet hosting Saturday Night Live on Feb. 20 with musical visitor Bad Bunny. The actor is making his SNL debut lower than two months after the epic premiere of Bridgerton on Netflix.
Regé-Jean stars because the very good-looking Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings, within the Netflix collection Bridgerton, which began streaming on Dec. 25. He just lately earned a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. Get to know the Bridgerton breakout star with our 5 key details.
1. ‘Bridgerton’ isn’t Regé-Jean’s first Shonda Rhimes present.
Before Bridgerton, Regé-Jean starred within the Shonda Rhimes-produced authorized drama For The People. The collection ran for 2 seasons on ABC. Soon after For The People ended, Regé-Jean nabbed the function of Simon in Bridgerton, whose love story with Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) is the main focus of the primary season. Bridgerton, primarily based on Julia Quinn’s bestselling romance novel collection, is likely one of the many tasks Shonda is producing for Netflix. Shonda is likely one of the government producers of Bridgerton. The collection truly smashed Netflix viewership information after its Christmas Day debut. The streaming service revealed that over 63 million households had watched the present inside the first 28 days.
Bridgerton has been renewed for season 2. The solid will start filming in spring 2021. Regé-Jean is ready to return for the second season, which can be primarily based on Julia’s second ebook in her Bridgerton collection, The Viscount Who Loved Me.
2. He spent his childhood in Zimbabwe.
Regé-Jean grew up in Harare, Zimbabwe. He moved to London on the age of 14. Through these early years, the actor traveled quite a bit. “We were in Zimbabwe [until I was 14]. But throughout that period my family was rather spread out—I have family in South Africa, Australia, Sweden, Grenada, Florida—so you make pit stops and you grow your perspective,” he advised Interview journal.
3. He’s taken!
Sorry, everybody, however Regé-Jean is just not a single man. The actor is relationship soccer participant and copywriter Emily Brown. Regé-Jean and Emily had been just lately noticed in public sharing a candy embrace on a sidewalk in London.
4. Regé-Jean’s breakthrough function was within the ‘Roots’ remake.
The actor starred as Chicken George within the 2016 History Channel miniseries. The function was Regé-Jean’s American TV debut, and he acquired crucial reward for his efficiency. Before Bridgerton, he additionally starred within the British TV collection Waterloo Road as Guy Braxton.
5. ‘Bridgerton’ isn’t his solely main venture.
In addition to Bridgerton, Regé-Jean additionally starred within the romance film Sylvie’s Love as Chico Sweetney. The movie was launched on Dec. 23 through Amazon Prime Video. The actor appeared alongside Tessa Thompson. Regé-Jean is ready to star within the upcoming film adaptation of the well-known recreation Dungeons & Dragons.