As actors go, Nigel Havers good looks and charm have made him every bit the household name.
Nigel plays Maxim de Winter
He's starred in a string of hit television series and films including "The Charmer", "Manchild", "Don't Wait Up", "Dangerfield", "Chariots of Fire" and "A Passage to India".
Most recently, he starred in "See U Next Tuesday" at the Albery Theatre in London's West End.
His latest project will see him star as 'Maxim De Winter' in a new stage adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's classic thriller 'Rebecca', which opens at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle on 24 January.
Nigel Havers dropped in to the Breakfast studio yesterday
He told us how rehearsals are going - and how much fun he'd had filming two series of Manchild for the BBC.