Luke Macfarlane Biography

Updated On Jan 04, 2019 Published On Jul 12, 2017
Facts of Luke Macfarlane
Date of Birth: 1980 , January-19
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Luke Macfarlane
Birth Name Thomas Luke Macfarlane
Nick Name Luke
Father Thomas Macfarlane
Mother Penny Macfarlane
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Ontario, Canada
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $352,941
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Famous for Over There, Brothers and Sisters
Affair with Wentworth Miller
Married No
Children No
Divorce No
Education London Central Secondary School, Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts, Juilliard
Music Group Fellow Nameless
Movies Kinsey, Trapped Ashes
TV Show Tanner on Tanner, Over There, Brothers & Sisters
Sisters Ruth Macfarlane, Rebecca Macfarlane
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Luke Macfarlane is the professional name of Thomas Luke Macfarlane who is a Canadian actor and musician. He is famous for portraying the role of Scotty Wandell in the television series, Brothers & Sisters that broadcast on ABC television drama.

Luke Macfarlane was born as Thomas Luke Macfarlane on January 19, 1980, and is currently 38 years old. He was born to father, Thomas MacFarlane; director of student health services at the University of Western Ontario and mother, Penny MacFarlane; a mental health nurse at London hospital. Regarding his ethnicity, Luke is white and holds a Canadian nationality.

He has one older sister Rebecca and a twin sister Ruth with whom he used to attend London Central Secondary School. Luke MacFarlane enrolled at Lester B. Pearson School of Arts and pursued his degree in acting from Juilliard acting school.

Luke Macfarlane who performed in different stage shows and theaters professionally started his acting career playing a supporting role in the TV series, Over There as Pvt. Frank 'Dim' Dumphy and Tanner on Tanner, starring Carl Bernstein and Orly Shani's husband Michael Murphy. Before appearing in television series, Luke Macfarlane performed in different stage shows and theaters. 

His outstanding performance grabbed the attention of a lot of people which took off Luke Macfarlane's career leading him to feature in 2009 TV mini-series Iron Road where he appeared in a lead role. Later,Macfarlane appeared in Brother & Sister, starring Rachel Griffiths, in the role of Scotty Wandell which earned him wide recognition and got him in the limelight.

Furthermore, Luke Macfarlane he also featured in television series such as Smash, The Night Shift, Supergirl, A Birthday Wish, Mercy Street, starring Gary Cole and Donna Murphy, etc.

Further, Luke's success as a television star eventually got him a chance to feature in Hollywood movies. Luke Macfarlane debuted in the movie as Bruce Kinsey with 2004 drama Kinsey, featuring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney. Following this, he appeared in the movies like Recalled, Trapped Ashes, and Erection

Besides, his acting career, Luke Macfarlane is also a singer and is the former lead singer and songwriter for the band, Fellow Nameless which was created during his High School days. They have produced one underground album with half studio and half live CD album. So far, they have released ten songs; however, none of the songs could meet their expectation regarding success.  

Talking about his personal life, Luke Macfarlane who was speculated to be gay for several years recently opened up about his sexuality. In an interview with Globe and Mail, he confirmed he is gay and expressed his fear that his sexual orientation may negatively affect his professional career.

Well, he was previously in a relationship with American Wrestler Chad Slivenski. Besides, he also dated actors like Wentworth Miller, T. R. Knight, and Charlie David in the past. Well, at present he is single and rather focusing on his career rather than indulging in love affairs. 

Having featured in several movies and television series Luke is definitely sound when his economic aspect is concerned. Through Luke's diligent performance and success as an actor, he earns all the physical possession and is enjoying a luxurious life. As of 2019,  Luke Macfarlane' net worth is estimated to be around $3 Million.  According to some sources Luke MacFarlane is said to have received an annual salary of  $352,941.

 

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Born in Ontario, Canada.

January 19 , 1980

Thomas Luke Macfarlane professionally known as Luke Macfarlane was born on 19th January 1980 in Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Thomas Macfarlane and Penny Macfarlane. He holds Canadian Nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. 

Started career in TV series.

2004

Luke Macfarlane started a career in acting from the TV series Tanner on Tanner as Stuart DeBarge as a supporting character. Before he used to act play in the theater. His diligent performance led him to featured as leading character in other TV series.    

Debut in Movie.

2004

After debuting in TV series, Luke Macfarlane got the chance to appear in the movie, Kinsey as Bruce Kinsey. His role as the lead character in the movie won the heart of millions of people. 

Admitted as Gay.

April 15 , 2008

There was always a question on Luke Macfarlane sexuality but he made it crystal clear in the interview with the Globe and Mail. He states that "I don't know what will happen professionally ... that is the fear, but I guess I can't really be concerned about what will happen because it's my truth.” 

Featured in The Night Shift.

May 27 , 2014

In the year 2014, Luke Macfarlane featured in the TV series, The Night Shift which is an American medical drama series that broadcasted on NBC Network. He portrayed the character Rick Lincoln which is being broadcasted since 2014. 

Current Net worth.

2018

Being an actor, Luke Macfarlane earns good amount of money by his diligent performance. His performance earned him wide recognition and wealth. It is estimated that his current Net worth is around $3 Million.