For the Famous Friends series, there are two new BFFs to take note of: Regé-Jean Page is Sterling K. Brown.
The 31-year-old actor from Bridgerton spoke of the good relationship that the 43-year-old colleague of This Is Us, first of all explaining that he is a big fan of his.
She met him in person for the first time at a party in Hollywood in 2016 and reacted as everyone does in front of their idols: “My brain just shut down“recalled Regé-Jean Page in an interview on Variety.
He said he started stammering something like: “The things you have done are so beautiful. I want to be you“. “Sterling smiled at me patiently and let me continue – he added – Then he told me not to feel overwhelmed and reassured me: ‘You have so much in front of you, breathe’“.
Sterling K. Brown at the 2021 Golden Globe Awards – getty images
Sterling K. Brown has since become a friend and mentor: “It helped me get through a couple of things that scared me“said Regé-Jean Page.
In the same interview, the star of This Is Us to tell that the thing he most admires the actor’s Bridgerton is his keeping his feet on the ground: “He’s never been the type to say, ‘Give me a couple of years and I’ll make 10 million at a time.’ He truly loves the art of enlightening the human condition. If fame comes, and it’s clearly approaching, I don’t think he ever actively sought it out, it just happened“.
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