Luke Bracey biography

Hacksaw Ridge

Luke Bracey

Date of Birth: April 26, 1989

Born in Sydney, Australia, Luke Bracey made his screen debut in 2009 with a recurring role as devious bad-boy Trey Palmer on the Australian soap opera Home and Away. He also played Aaron on the TV series Dance Academy before moving to Los Angeles at age 20.

In Los Angeles, his career quickly took off. He landed a role as Riley in the feature film Monte Carlo (2011), which starred Leigton Meester and Selena Gomez, followed by more work in feature films such as G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), The November Man (2014) in which he starred opposite Pierce Brosnan and The Best of Me (2014), playing the younger version of James Marsden's character.

His surfing background came in handy when he auditioned for and won the role of Johnny Utah in the Point Break (2015) remake. Luke spoke to about filming the movie, saying, "The schedule was insane. We went to four continents in six months." He has since appeared in the war drama Hacksaw Ridge (2016) alongside Andrew Garfield and Sam Worthington.

Luke, who divides his time between Los Angeles and Sydney, already has two movies lined up for 2016. Aside from surfing, he loves to watch movies and counts Forrest Gump as one of his favorite movies of all time.

Luke Bracey Filmography


Hacksaw Ridge

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama, War
Running Time:  131 min.
Release Date: November 4, 2016
DVD: February 21, 2017
Blu-ray: February 21, 2017
Digital: February 21, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 4.53
based on 316 votes and 111 reviews
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Cast: Teresa Palmer, Sam Worthington, Vince Vaughn, Andrew Garfield, Luke Bracey, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Richard Roxburgh, Matt Nable, Ryan Corr

Inspiration: Desmond Thomas Doss