Luke Macfarlane Movies, Background, Acting, Music, Stage, Relationship and Net Worth

Published Date   25th Jul. 2017, 04:48 am
Luke Macfarlane Movies, Background, Acting, Music, Stage, Relationship and Net Worth
Quick Info
Birth Name: Thomas Luke Macfarlane
Date of Birth: 19/01/1980
Age: 41 years old
Nationality: Canadian
Net Worth: $3 million

Canadian actor and musician Luke Macfarlane movies and television roles successfully rose him into a prominent star.


Born in 1980, Luke Macfarlane is best known for his roles in television drama Brothers & Sisters and science fiction series Killjoys. Similarly, he was the lead singer and a songwriter for a music band named Fellow Nameless. Luke Macfarlane movies gave him chance to rise above small screen. Some of the movies Macfarlane starred and appeared in are Kinsey, Recalled, Trapped Ashes and Erection.

Birth and Background

Luke Macfarlane was born as Thomas Luke Macfarlane on January 19 1980 in London, Ontario, Canada to parents Thomas and Penny. He is a Canadian citizen and belongs to white ethnicity. Thomas worked at the University of Western Ontario as the Director of Student Health Services. Penny works at a London hospital as a mental health nurse. He grew up with his twin sister, Ruth and an elder sister Rebecca.

Regarding education, Macfarlane went to London Central Secondary School with his sisters. Later, he attended Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts. Finally, he left for New York City to study drama at Juilliard.

Professional Acting Career

Before Macfarlane rose as a prominent star in big screen, he initiated his professional career as actor by appearing in supporting roles. He appeared in 2005 series Over There and Tanner on Tanner. In Tanner and Tanner, Macfarlane played opposite to Cynthia Nixon which aired on the Sundance Channel. However, before Luke Macfarlane movies came up, he became popular actor through a lead role in miniseries Iron Road.

With time, Macfarlane’s career rose and he became a notable actor. He came into limelight with his role as Scotty Wandell on series Brothers & Sisters aired in ABC channel. The talented actor continued to thrive as he got the role of Jason Howell in Canadian sitcom Satisfaction. His roles as Rick Lincoln on The Night Shift and starring role as D’avin Jaqbois in Killjoys turned Macfarlane into a prominent actor.

Apart from series and sitcoms, Luke Macfarlane movies helped him increase his recognition and value. He has starred in Hallmark Channel’s The Memory Book, Christmas Land and The Mistletoe Promise (2016). The other movies where he starred are Kinsey in 2004 where he appeared as Bruce Kinsey and Trapped Ashes (2006) as Vincent. Moreover, Luke Macfarlane movies also include short films, Recalled (2006) where he appeared as Lieutenant Sefton and Erection in 2013 where he appeared as Dean.

Stage Performances

In addition to Luke Macfarlane movies performances, he has also gained recognition for his stage performances. He was one of the leads in Juvenilia at Playwrights Horizons Theatre during late 2003. In play Where Do We Live, Macfarlane played lead role in the Vineyard Theatre in 2004. GLAAD Media Awards for Outstanding New York Theatre cited Macfarlane’s role in this stage performance in 2005. Similarly, Macfarlane appeared in Off-Broadway production The Busy World is Hushed in 2006 along with Jill Clayburgh and Hamish Linklater.

Macfarlane short roles include musical on-stage Dreamstuff and also performed in Los Angeles’ Hayworth Theatre as Bruno Kirby.  In February 2015, Macfarlane starred in world premiere of stage drama Reverberation at Hartford Stage in Connecticut.

Music Career

Luke Macfarlane movies did not only gave the actor chance to thrive his career; but he is also a songwriter and singer which makes his presence remarkable even in music industry. Macfarlane was involved with band Fellow Nameless as a singer and songwriter.

His career in music started at 8th grade along with some of his classmates of Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts. Slipnouhgt was the name of the band at first. The band members chose it randomly from dictionary. Later, most of the band members hated the band name and wanted to change it, so they chose Fellow Nameless when the time came for performing on stage.

The band recorded an album and additional 10 songs; however, they never got put out. Later, the band had two incarnations in 2004 and 2006, but they did not have Macfarlane as their lead singer.

Personal Life, Relationship and Net Worth

In an interview with The Globe and Mail held on April 15, 2008, Macfarlane confessed about his sexual orientation. He came out gay.  Macfarlane was in relationship with Canadian actor/writer/director/producer, Charlie David prior to all the other relationships. After they broke up, Macfarlane was in relationship with Theodore Raymond Knight (T.R. Knight) – an American actor from 2005 to 2006.

His other relationship is with The Prison Break actor Wentworth Miller between 2007 and 2008; however, Miller denied being a gay. After breaking up with Miller, Macfarlane was with semi-professional wrestler and actor Chad Slivinski. Nevertheless, the full information about their relationship and dating is still missing.

Best known as Scotty Wandell from Brothers  & Sisters, the multitalented actor/singer/songwriter Luke Macfarlane has grossed 3 million dollars from his acting career. Luke Macfarlane movies, television series and stage performances gave him a huge recognition and net worth.

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