Rege-Jean Page Wins at NAACP Image Awards; Picking Up ‘Bridgerton’s First Acting Award

Rege-Jean Page has won one of Bridgerton‘s first awards!

The 31-year-old actor picked up the Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series honor at this weekend’s 2021 NAACP Image Awards for his portrayal of Simon, the Duke of Hastings.

“Wow, congratulations to everybody in the category,” Rege shared during his acceptance speech. “This absolutely goes out to all the incredible people on our team who made something so unique. It is the highest honor to represent us in the fullness of our beauty, of our glamour, of our splendor, of our royalty, of our romance, of our love.”

He added, “It is the highest honor to represent that and to represent the people I do represent and I will do my absolute to be worthy of that.”

This makes Bridgerton‘s first ever win, after the premiere of the series in late 2020 on Netflix. It was also nominated for Outstanding Drama Series.

Rege was nominated alongside Sterling K. Brown, Jonathan Majors, Keith David, and Nico Annan.

Check out the complete list of winners here!

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