He gained international fame after playing the beating heart of Connell Waldron in the BBC Normal People series.
And Paul Mescal proved how down to earth he was when he went out in the sun on Monday.
The 24-year-old actor wore a garish Adidas sports jacket and white shorts to his local cooperative where he queued before entering to pick up a few things.
He is just one of the normal people! On Monday, Paul Mescal wore a garish sports jacket to pick up shrimp cocktail crisps, cider and gin from a box at his local cooperative.
Heart throb: He gained international fame after playing the role of heart throb Connell Waldron in the BBC Normal People series and it’s easy to see why
He came out a little later with a packet of shrimp cocktail crisps, a bottle of cider and two cans of gin in a box, making it all the more desirable.
He had a pair of sunglasses and had his headphones on while he was getting the most out of the lock for a short while.
Nearly 30 million people watched Normal People, the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel.
No diva: Despite his recent glory, Paul happily queued to enter his local supermarket
I love the look! He paired his sports jacket with white shorts and sneakers
It tells the story of two loving teenagers, Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell, who are on different sides of the slopes.
Paul was overwhelmed by the response and received supportive comments from Andrew Lloyd-Webber and James Corden.
Earlier in the day, Paul wished his Normal People co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones a happy 22nd birthday and congratulated him as “one of a kind.”
In the groove: Paul listened to music while he walked daily
Acclaimed: Normal People tells the story of two loving teenagers, Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell (Paul) who are on different sides of the tracks
Like everyone else: Paul clearly didn’t let celebrity go to his head
The actors captured the hearts of millions in the hit BBC series and Paul, 24, shared behind the scenes in his message to Daisy.
Next to the photos, he wrote: ‘Happy birthday to this LEGEND! @daisyedgarjones you are one of a kind. Have the best day of your life ❤️ ‘.
Daisy thanked her co-star and wrote: “THANKS PAULIO”.
Paul posted several black and white photos in the post, including one of his co-stars sitting on the doorstep laughing.
In another shot, the actress can be seen sitting on a makeup chair as she prepares to film a scene from the critically acclaimed series.
Another photo showed the couple seated at a table laughing between shots while Paul also posted a photo of them discussing the show at a press conference.
Message: Paul wished his Normal People co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones, 22, a happy birthday and congratulated him as “one of a kind” earlier today.
Anniversary: actors captured the hearts of millions with their performances in the BBC’s Normal People series and Paul shared behind the scenes photos of his message to Daisy
Post: In addition to the photos, Paul wrote: ‘Happy birthday to this LEGEND! @daisyedgarjones you are one of a kind. Have the best day of your life ❤️ ‘
Behind the scenes: in a shot, the actress can be seen seated in a makeup chair as she prepares to film a scene from the critically acclaimed series