Who’s Luke Macfarlane?
Thomas Luke Macfarlane was born on the 19th January 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada, and is an actor, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Scotty Wandell in the ABC’s drama series “Brothers & Sisters”, playing RAC Agent D’avin Jaqobis in the T series “Killjoys” and as Chaplain Hopkins in the TV series “Mercy Street”.
Early Life and Childhood
Luke Macfarlane spent his childhood with older sister and twin sister in his hometown, where he was raised by his father, Thomas Macfarlane, who worked as the Director of Student Health Services at the University of Western Ontario, and his mother, Penny Macfarlane, who was a mental health nurse. He went to London Central Secondary School, later attending Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts. Upon matriculation, he enrolled in the performing arts school Juilliard in New York City to study Drama.
Rise to Prominence
Luke Macfarlane’s breakthrough role came in 2006, when he was selected to play Scotty Wandell in the TV series “Brothers & Sisters”, which subsequently aired on the ABC channel until 2011, increasing enormously his popularity, and adding a considerable amount to his net worth. Concurrently, he appeared in the role of Allen in the TV film “Supreme Courtships” in 2007, and guest-starred in two episodes of the TV series “Iron Road” in 2009.
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Luke’s next major role came in 2013, when he was chosen to portray Jason Howell in the Canadian TV series “Satisfaction”; however, it was canceled after one season. Nonetheless, he continued to line up successes, and appeared as Gabe Sinclair in the TV film entitled “The Memory Book” (2014), directed by Paul A. Kaufman, and during the same year he was cast as Rick Lincoln in the TV medical drama series “The Night Shift”, which was aired on the NBC channel until 2017.
To speak further about his acting career, Luke also starred in the role of Tucker in the TV film “Christmas Land” (2015), portrayed D’avin Jaqobis in the TV series “Killjoys” from 2015 to 2017, played Nick in the TV film “The Mistletoe Promise” in 2016, and appeared as Chaplain Hopkins in the PBS’ series “Mercy Street” (2016-2017). Most recently, he featured as Dave McGee in the TV film “The Birthday Wish” and as Casey in another TV film entitled “Karen Kingsbury’s Maggie’s Christmas Miracle”, both in 2017. It has also been announced that he will appear in the role of Peter Harris in the film “Rock Paper Dead”, late in 2018.
Apart from his career as an actor on the big screen, Luke is also active on stage, making his debut appearance in the role of Brondie Chase in the Playwrights Horizons Theater’s production of “Juvenilia” in 2003. During the following year, he appeared as Stephen in “Where Do We Live?”, which was followed by his portrayal of Thomas in the off-Broadway production of “The Busy World Is Hushed” (2006). By the end of the decade, he had also starred in “The Jazz Age” (2009) and “Sam Bendrix At The Bon Soir” (2010).
During the present decade, Luke played in the production of “The Normal Heart” (2011), “Reverberation” (2015) and most recently in “Big Night” (2017).
Luke Macfarlane’s Net Worth
Have you ever wondered how rich Luke Macfarlane is, as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Luke’s net worth is over $3 million, accumulated through his successful involvement in the entertainment industry as a professional actor.
Personal Life: Is Luke Gay or Not? Body Measurements
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Luke Macfarlane out came in the media as gay in an interview with The Globe and Mail in 2008. He has been in several relationships with Charlie David, T. R. Knight and Chad Slivenski. However, he became recognized mostly for dating famous actor Wentworth Miller from 2007 to 2008.
His current residence is in Los Angeles, California.
Regarding his appearance, Luke Macfarlane is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) in height, and is reputed to weigh 170 lbs (77 kgs).