Regé-Jean Page Wiki, Age, Birthday, Girlfriend, Dating, Parents, Height
|Date of Birth||1990|
Yes, he collapsed during some intense scene of his role in “Roots” but didn’t fail to impress viewers and critics with his scintillating performance that established him as an actor to reckon. Regé-Jean Page is the actor who portrayed the infamous role of Chicken George in the hit series “Roots.” The actor lives a low-key life and doesn’t let anyone let a sneak peek into his life.
Career and Professional Life:
The prodigy of the National Youth Theatre and trainee at the Infamous Drama grabbed his first job as the trained actor as the brown Crowther in “The History Boys.” He then played a lesser-known role in 2006’s Waterloo Rd.
After appearing in 2015’s “Survivor,” he got the dream role in 2016 hit “Roots” where he portrayed the role of Chicken George. After his role got critical applause, he shot ABC’s science-fiction pilot called “Spark” in 2016. In 2017, he was all set to play the role of Leonard in ABC’s untitled series from Shondaland as series regular.
Regé's Character On 'Roots' And His On-Screen Wife
In 2016, Regé-Jean played a character of Chicken George in History's TV Miniseries Roots. However, portraying the dream role as the son of Kizzy and grandson of Kunta Kinte was not easy for him. While he was shooting one scene where his on-screen character George got sold overseas and got separated from his family, Regé-Jean kinda felt uneasy.
During the break, the Zimbabwean born British actor collapsed away while having dinner and his crewmates watched him having wept for almost 20 seconds. They were fascinated that something which wasn't in the part of choreography had made the story plot interesting. Regé-Jean who was absorbed in his role performed it flawlessly.
Regé-Jean Page and his on-screen wife Erica Tazel in History's 'Roots' (Photo: imdb.com)
George's character developed alongside his on-screen wife Matilda from whom he tore away) and his white father, Tom Lea. American theatre actor Erica Tazel portrayed the on-screen wife of Regé-Jean in the miniseries.
Does Secretive Life Hint to Gay Orientation!
The bright star for future struggled during his early career and took him two years to be accepted in Drama Center. Though his efforts brought him to the doorsteps of success, he doesn’t bother opening the door of his personal life to the world.
His social inactiveness can be predicted from the fact that he has just a shy over 6K followers and rarely lets anything slip about his dating profile.
“Roots” star, Regé is probably single and is not married up till now, but you may never know what secretive yields for him.
His reluctance to share his girlfriend's name and past dating history makes people curious about his sexual orientation. His Twitter account has seen a handful of tweets claiming him to be gay. But similar to his dating history, he doesn’t like to clear the air about his sexual orientation and quietly carries on with his entertainment career.
He spends his time on social media sharing his thoughts and insights about his favorite shows or reading. His posts suggest that he recently wrapped “Mortal Engines” written by Philip Reeve.
His Short Bio and Family:
Born in Zimbabwe, Regé-Jean Page took his first breath in 1990 in Zimbabwe which makes his age 28. At the age of 14, the actor moved to London and enrolled at the National Youth Theatre. He is a graduate of the United Kingdom's Drama Centre.
As per his wiki, Page was born as one of four siblings in his family where he is a second youngest child. In his interview with Interview Magazine, he revealed that he has family in Australia, South Africa, Grenada, Florida and traveled a lot during his early childhood and later established himself as a top-shelf actor in England.
He also revealed in the same interview that he belongs to the mixed race and his parents did many revolutionary things. He celebrates his birthday in a low-key manner, and people are still scratching their heads about his exact birth date. Standing at a decent height, he maintains a lean body shape.