Bridgerton The Regé-Jean Page event brought representation to the fore at the 52nd annual NAACP Image Awards.
On Saturday night, the Heart of the Netflix Series won the Outstanding Actor Award from the Drama Series Awards Ceremony. In Bridgerton, he plays opposite Phoebe Dynevor as the Duke of Hastings.
Its NAACP Image Award marked one of the top prizes in the hugely popular and record-breaking Netflix series, which premiered in November. He is in the same category at the 2021 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Bridgerton The cast are also in the running for an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards. After receiving his first NAACP Career Image Award, he spoke about portraying the black community in entertainment.
“It is the greatest honor to represent us in our glamor, in our royalty,” he said. “I’ll do my best to be worthy of it.”
He beat Lovecraft Countryby Jonathan Majors, Green leafis Keith David, Valley P‘s Nicco Annan and It’s us“Sterling K. Brown. Backstage, expanded on his speech, noting that it is up to artists to reflect the world around them.
“I think I see my work as representative work… you represent the world around you, you represent the political climate around you.” he said. “It’s an integral part of the way we sail together. “