Derek Luke Biography
Birthday: April 24, 1974 (Taurus)
Born In: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Derek Luke is an American actor, popularly known for his portrayal of Antwone "Fish" Fisher in his big-screen debut film ‘Antwone Fisher’. His father was a former actor, and mother is a musician. During his childhood, which he states were difficult days, he constantly believed in the power of words. Derek Luke had to struggle for a long period before finding work in the acting industry. He is best known for his roles in feature films, such as ‘Antwone Fisher’, ‘Glory Road’, ‘Friday Night Lights’ and ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’. His acting prowess has earned him prestigious awards like the Independent Spirit Award and Stanley Kramer Award. Apart from feature films, he has been actively involved in television and acted in several music videos as well. Some of his notable works in television include ‘Rogue’ and ‘Empire’. He has had the unique opportunity of portraying several real life characters on screen while they were still alive. Some of them were ‘Boobie Miles’ in ‘Friday Night Lights’ and ‘Sean Combs’ in ‘Notorious’. He is extremely popular on social networking sites like Instagram and twitter. He attributes his success in his acting career to his fearlessness.