On Christmas Day, Bridgerton the first look at Netflix and immediately stole our hearts. Now that people have been courting the series, everyone wants to know more about the actors who brought the Ton aristocracy to life. Actor Regé-Jean Page may be catching up on our screens as Duke of Hastings now, but before that, he was in a punk rock band.
What is ‘Bridgerton’?
Bridgerton is the latest show from Shondaland, an agency represented by Anatomy Gray creator Shonda Rhimes. The show will follow the Bridgerton family throughout the social season in which Daphne Bridgerton will make her debut. The Bridgertons, as well as the Ferringtons and every other prominent house in the area, spend the season looking for win games for their daughters to get married. But this season, an anonymous author, named Lady Whistledown, has come into town to report all the bumps.
The city is shaken when Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings, is played by Page, appearing after a long hiatus to handle his father ‘s affairs. Daphne and Simon quickly struggle to trick the rest of the city into thinking they are a couple to elevate Daphne ‘s social standing and keep the women away from Simon’ s back.
Of course, as with any semi-planned scheme, things will go wrong. The show follows how Daphne and Simon’s plan goes from machine to get all they want and grows into something more.
With a diverse team of highly talented actors and actresses, Bridgerton already regarded as a show worthy of rag.
Who is Regé-Jean Page?
For many people, this is their first time seeing an on-screen Page. But this isn’t the 30-year-old actor’s first foray into the world of acting.
Page grew up in Zimbabwe before breaking into acting.
“Zimbabwe was still a very young country when I lived there and the post-apartheid society was not re-formed,” he said. The Keeper. “Being the child of a mixed race in that environment means you have to think about creating your own identity and you question why you belong to that world.”
Before he made it big, he and his brother started a punk rock band.
“As a teenager, the idea of running around, screaming at people was very appealing to me,” he once said. The Fall Mag. “I found comfort in attacking, breaking through false walls and challenging rituals.”
What else has Regé-Jean Page been up to?
Page began working as a teenager and initially had a small career in British medical drama, Casualty. He later appeared on two Channel 4 comedy programs, Fresh meat.
He did not come to an important place until he appeared Waterloo Road as a teacher of Guy Braxton. He had a film career in the 2015 film Survivor by Pierce Brosnan and Milla Jovovich. He also appeared in the film adaptation of Mortal engines as Captain Khora.
Page is perhaps best known to an American audience from his role as Chicken George in the 2016 remake of 1977 Mines Roots. He also starred in another of Rhimes’ shows, For the People, which was postponed after two seasons.
Bridgerton Season 1 is now streaming on Netflix.