Regé-Jean Page

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Regé-Jean Page is a British actor.

Page was born in London to a Zimbabwean mother who was a nurse and an English father who was a preacher. He is the second youngest of four children and was in a band with his brother. He had spent his childhood in Harare, Zimbabwe before returning to London for secondary school.

After returning to the UK, Page took up acting as a hobby during Saturday school. The National Youth Theatre changed his trajectory. After two years of auditioning, Page was accepted to Drama Centre London.

Page began his career on stage, appearing in The History Boys and The Merchant of Venice. He also starred in the final season of BBC Three drama series Waterloo Road in 2015.

In 2016, Page made his American debut playing the role of Chicken George in the miniseries Roots, a remake of the 1977 miniseries with the same name, based on Alex Haley’s 1976 novel, Roots: The Saga of an American Family. Also that year, he was cast as a male lead in the ABC pilot Spark. The following year, he was cast in the Shonda Rhimes-produced legal drama series For the People. Page also appeared in the 2018 post-apocalyptic film Mortal Engines and had a supporting role in the 2020 drama film Sylvie’s Love. He later was cast in the male leading role in the first season of the Shonda Rhimes-produced period drama series Bridgerton for Netflix.

In February 2021, it was announced that Page had been cast in the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons film as the lead character.

In March 2021, it was announced that Page joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix movie, The Gray Man, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo.