Jamie Demetriou has been tipped as a favorite to win one other BAFTA award forward of this weekend’s ceremony.
The Fleabag star is nominated for Finest Male Actor in a Comedy Programme on the BAFTA Tv awards for his function in Stath Lets Flat, with stories claiming that he’s a favorite for Sunday night’s ceremony.
It comes years after the 34-year-old was rejected from huge drama faculties, earlier than touchdown his huge break in BBC Three’s Fleabag.
Favorite? Fleabag’s Jamie Demetriou has been tipped as a BAFTA TV favorite to win, years after being snubbed by huge drama faculties (pictured March 2022)
The star has already been awarded BAFTA’s in 2020 for his function within the present, together with his sister Natasia, 38, additionally up for a gong for her function in Stath Lets Flat this yr.
Speaking to The Mirror, Jonny Morton, who was Jamie’s instructor throughout his time at London’s Chickenshed theatre firm – shared particulars of the actor’s early profession.
Explaining that Jamie has ‘made his personal luck’, Jonny admitted that he was stunned the actor didn’t make it to any giant drama faculties.
He advised the publication: ‘I used to be stunned he didn’t get into a giant drama college. He was adequate. It’s solely by means of his personal laborious graft he has achieved a lot. He’s made his personal luck.’
Nominated: The star is nominated for Finest Male Actor in a Comedy Programme on the BAFTA Tv awards for his function in Stath Lets Flat (pictured within the present)
Prominence: Jamie rose to prominence when he appeared on Fleabag as Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s elaborately bucktoothed boyfriend (pictured in Fleabag with Phoebe)
The instructor additionally famous that he seen Jamie has ‘one thing particular’ whereas he was finishing his BTEC qualification on the firm.
Noting his humble beginnings, Jonny recalled lots of Jamie’s performances at Chickenshed Theatre – together with one which concerned him enjoying a caterpillar for a manufacturing of Alice In Wonderland.
The actor additionally needed to pose because the Queen of Hearts as an understudy on the time, defined Jonny – exhibiting simply how far he has come.
Jamie rose to prominence when he appeared on Fleabag as Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s elaborately bucktoothed boyfriend.
Since then, he wrote hit present Stath Lets Flats – enjoying the eponymous lead character within the BAFTA nominated hit.
Alongside Jamie’s nomination, the present can be up for the Scripted Comedy award on the coveted ceremony.
The Tv BAFTA awards are set to happen on Sunday 8 Could, airing on BBC One at 6pm.
Again once more: He acquired a BAFTA for Stath Lets Flats again in 2020, which he wrote and stars in