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    19 Interesting Facts You Should Know About The Cast Of "Bridgerton"

    Even Lady Whistledown would approve of this scoop.

    Since debuting on Christmas Day, Bridgerton has taken Netflix by storm. Although it's only one season in, this show has become the most-watched series on Netflix, with more than 82 million households tuning in.

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    Fans have fallen hard for the Regency era love story and can't get enough of the stellar cast. From Regé-Jean Page to Julie Andrews, we've rounded up some fun facts you'll want to know about your favorite Bridgerton characters. Check it out below:

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    1. To start, Regé-Jean Page (better known as Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings) was born in London and spent his childhood in Zimbabwe.

    2. Ahead of landing his role in Bridgerton, the actor made a name for himself with roles in Roots, For The People, and Mortal Engines.

    Simon sitting at a dinner table in Bridgerton

    3. Phoebe Dynevor is a Manchester, England, native and was born on April 17, 1995.

    4. She portrays Daphne Bridgerton on the show and landed her first acting gig at age 14.

    5. While Dynevor and Page currently share their onscreen chemistry in Bridgerton, they both once had roles on Britain's Waterloo Road.

    Daphne and Simon walking around together in Bridgerton

    6. Nicola Coughlan is originally from Galway, Ireland, and has been acting since childhood.

    7. Before Coughlan got the part as Penelope Featherington, one of Bridgerton's fan favorites, she sharpened her acting skills at the Oxford School of Drama and Birmingham School of Acting.

    8. Prior to Jonathan Bailey getting cast as Anthony Bridgerton, he won a Laurence Olivier Award for his role as Jaimie in the 2018 West End revival of Company.

    Anthony Bridgerton in Bridgerton

    9. Claudia Jessie (aka Eloise Bridgerton) grew up on a barge in Birmingham, England.

    Claudia Jessie wearing a blue velvet top
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    10. You also won't find Jessie anywhere on social media.

    Claudia Jessie posing on the red carpet
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    "There are certain things that work for people, and there are certain things that don't," Jessie revealed to Town & Country. And for me, my absolute happiness, my truest happiness — I don't think that would happen on social media."

    11. Actor Golda Rosheuvel portrayed Agnes in 2016's Lady Macbeth before appearing as Queen Charlotte in Bridgerton.

    Queen Charlotte in Bridgerton

    12. While you know Luke Newton as the charming Colin Bridgerton, he first got his start in 2010 on the TV series short called The Cut.

    13. Both Newton and his Bridgerton costar Ruby Barker (aka Marina Thompson) appeared on Doctors years apart.

    Colin and Marin standing together in Bridgerton

    14. London local Luke Thompson portrays the second eldest Bridgerton brother named Benedict. He previously attended the University of Bristol and later graduated from RADA in 2013.

    Benedict wearing a fancy suit in Bridgerton

    15. Long before his role as Prince Friedrich, Freddie Stroma portrayed Cormac McLaggen in the Harry Potter film franchise.

    Prince Friedrich in Bridgerton

    16. Stroma is happily married and tied the knot with his Unreal costar Johanna Braddy in December 2016.

    Freddie Stroma and Johanna Braddy attending the 9th annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles
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    17. Although Julie Andrews lends her voice to the character of Lady Whistledown, she never appears onscreen throughout the series.

    Someone reading a Lady Wihstledown paper

    18. Andrews' feature film debut was in the 1964 classic, Mary Poppins.

    Mary Poppins in the original 1964 film
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    19. Finally, while Shonda Rhimes actually serves as the one of the executive producers on Bridgerton, she's also the mind behind Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, and more notable TV series.

    Shonda Rhimes posing on the red carpet
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    As if you didn't already know!