Earlier than Bridgerton, Regé-Jean Web page starred in Waterloo Street (Image: Netflix; BBC)
Ever since Bridgerton was launched on Netflix on Christmas Day, Regé-Jean Web page has shortly turn out to be a family identify amongst followers of the interval drama.
However earlier than the 31-year-old set the tongues of Bridgerton’s excessive society wagging as Simon Bassett, he had a starring function on one other TV drama – the now-cancelled Waterloo Street.
So who did the actor play on the BBC sequence?
Who did Regé-Jean play in Waterloo Street?
Regé-Jean joined the forged of Waterloo Street in its tenth and closing sequence, which ran from October 2014 till March 2015.
The actor performed newcomer Man Braxton, a newly certified graphics and product design trainer who joined the workers of the great faculty in Greenock, Scotland.
Regé-Jean performed Man, a graphics and product design trainer (Image: BBC)
5 years on, he has turn out to be a family identify as Bridgerton’s Duke of Hastings (Image: Netflix)
In Regé-Jean’s first look, in episode 13, it’s instantly made clear that Man already is aware of pupil Carrie Norton (Tahirah Sharif), with it being revealed that the pair are siblings.
Whereas participating in a fast-track, six-week programme at Waterloo Street, Man is proven to be struggling financially, leading to him having to spend some nights sleeping on the faculty.
Later, Man is ready to keep at different individuals’s homes, first on the head of recent overseas languages George Windsor’s (Angus Deayton) for a short time after which on the dwelling of college secretary Sonya Donnegan (Victoria Bush).
After creating a crush on Man, Sonya learns that he’s homosexual, with Man telling her: ‘I do actually such as you, simply not in that approach.’
What else has Regé-Jean starred in?
Earlier than Waterloo Street, the Bridgerton star appeared in medical drama Casualty and in two episodes of college comedy Recent Meat.
He additionally had an uncredited function in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Half 2, along with extra just lately starring within the 2018 motion movie Mortal Engines and the 2020 romantic drama Sylvie’s Love.
Bridgerton is offered to observe on Netflix and Waterloo Street is offered to observe on BBC iPlayer.