Date of Birth: April 15, 1979
Welsh actor Luke Evans was born in Pontypool, Wales but grew up in Aberbargoed, South Wales. At the age of 17, he moved to Cardiff where he studied with established vocal coach Louise Ryan. In 1997 Luke attended the London Studio Center, graduating in 2000.
From 2000 to 2008 Luke starred in a number of London's West End productions. In 2008 he landed his most significant role, playing Vincent in the play Small Change (2008).
At the age of 30, Evans auditioned for and won his first movie role. He starred as the Greek god Apollo in Clash of the Titans (2010). The same year he appeared in Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll as Clive Richards. Soon after, Evans began starring in big productions with leading roles in films such as Tamara Drewe (2010), The Three Musketeers (2011), and The Raven (2012).
He recently appeared in Fast & Furious 6
(2013), and will star as Bard the Bowman in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
in late 2013.
The Hobbit: There and Back Again
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Amateur American (2012)
No One Lives
The Three Musketeers
Tamara Drew (2010)
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)
Clash of the Titans