Luke Evans

 

 

Luke Evans

Pontypool, Wales, UK

Luke Evans (born April 15th 1979) is a British actor. He was born on Pontypool but lived his early years in Crumlin, a small village in Newbridge South Wales. The rest of his childhood and Teenage years were spent in the village of Aberbargoed, South Wales, at the age of 17 when he moved to Cardiff and then in 1997 he won a scholarship to train at The London Studio Centre for 3 years. Since his graduation in 2000, Evans has starred in many of London's West End productions including La Cava, Taboo, Rent, Miss Saigon and Avenue Q as well as several fringe shows in London and at the Edinburgh Festival. In 2008 he landed a role playing Vincent in the play Small Change written and directed by Peter Gill at the Donmar Warehouse, later that same year he did his second show at the Donmar Warehouse, Piaf, in which he played Yve Montand. The following year he landed his first film role as Apollo in the Clash of the Titans (2010) remake, he later went onto play Clive in the film Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010). He was then seen in Robin Hood (2010) playing the Sheriffs Thug. Evans went on to portray DI Craig Stokes in Blitz (2011), the film adaptation of Ken Bruen's novel of the same name in which he stars with Jason Statham and Paddy Considine. After that, Evans went on to play the role of Andy in acclaimed director Stephen Frears’ newest film Tamara Drewe (2010) based on Posy Simmonds' Tamara Drewe. Gemma Arterton co-stars. In early 2010 he starred in an independent movie called Flutter (2011) directed by Giles Borg. He then went on to shoot Tarsem Singhs Greek epic, Immortals (2011) in which Evans plays Zeus. Evans will be playing the role of Aramis in Constantin Film's upcoming 3D version of Alexander Dumas' book The Three Musketeers (2011), directed by Paul WS Anderson. Filming took place in Bavaria, Munich and Berlin. Evans will then star alongside John Cusack in James McTeigue's film The Raven, replacing Jeremy Renner. In the film, Evans will play Detective Fields who investigates a series of murders alongside Cusack's Edgar Allan Poe, set in mid-19th century Baltimore. Shooting is taking place in Budapest and Serbia from November 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Luke Evans (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

 

Movies

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
Clive Richards
Immortals
Zeus
Tamara Drewe
Andy Cobb
Clash of the Titans
Apollo
The Raven
Detective Emmett Fields
The Three Musketeers
Aramis
Fast & Furious 6
Shaw
Blitz
DI Craig Stokes
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Bard the Bowman
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Bard
No One Lives
Driver
The Great Train Robbery
Bruce Reynolds
Dracula Untold
Dracula / Vlad Tepes
Ashes
JB
Beauty and the Beast
Gaston
Furious 7
Owen Shaw
Flutter
Adrian
High-Rise
Richard Wilder
Message from the King
Wentworth
The Girl on the Train
Scott Hipwell
State Like Sleep
No character defined
There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale Recut
Bard / Girion
Professor Marston & the Wonder Women
Dr. William Moulton Marston
Robin Hood
Sheriff's Thug
Taboo
Billy
Bonobos: Back to the Wild
Beni (voice)
The Fate of the Furious
Owen Shaw
Anna
No character defined

Tv

The Great Train Robbery
Bruce Reynolds
El hormiguero
Himself
The Alienist
John Moore