Luke Evans Biography

Luke Evans is a well-known Welsh actor. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Luke Evans
Quick Facts

Birthday: April 15, 1979

Nationality: British

Famous: Actors British Men

Age: 40 Years, 40 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Aries

Born in: Pontypool, Wales, UK

Famous as: Actor

Height: 6'0" (183 cm), 6'0" Males

Family:

father: David Evans

mother: Yvonne Evans

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education: The London Studio Centre

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Luke Evans is a well-known Welsh actor, famous for appearing in the movie ‘Clash of the Titans’ 2010 remake. He is also popular for performing in several London's West End productions like ‘Miss Saigon’, ‘Rent’ and ‘Piaf’. Besides this, he has done numerous films such as ‘Fast & Furious 6’, ‘The Hobbit’, ‘Immortals’, ‘The Raven’, ‘The Three Musketeers’ and ‘The Girl on the Train’, to name a few. Evans has also played the role of the vampire Dracula in the character's film origin story named ‘Dracula Untold’. He has even appeared as Gaston in live action adaptation of Disney's ‘Beauty and the Beast’. Talking about television, the versatile actor has worked in the series ‘The Great Train Robbery’. These and many other contributions of the actor helped him earn not just name and fame, but also respect and appreciation from the audience. Today, Evans is loved by millions of people present in the industry as well as outside of it.

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Luke Evans
Career
  • Luke Evans started his stage career in 2000. From then till 2008, he appeared in several London's West End productions such as ‘Taboo’, ‘La Cava’, ‘Miss Saigon’, ‘Rent’ and ‘Avenue Q’. After this, he did his most significant theatre role of Vincent for the play titled ‘Small Change’. Then Evans made his film debut in ‘Clash of the Titans’ 2010 remake. Following this, he did the movie ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll’. In 2011, the actor did a number of films including ‘Blitz’, ‘The Three Musketeers’, ‘Immortals’ and ‘Flutter’. The following year, he got featured in the movies ‘Ashes’ and ‘The Raven’. He also appeared in the horror flick ‘No One Lives’ as well as in the high fantasy adventure movie ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ during that time.
  • After this, Luke Evans did the action film ‘Fast & Furious 6’ in 2013. The same year, he appeared in two episodes of the TV series ‘The Great Train Robbery’. He then performed the role of the vampire Dracula in the character's film origin story named ‘Dracula Untold’. In 2015, the actor did two movies namely ‘Furious 7´and ‘High-Rise’. A year later, he was cast in the flicks ‘Message from the King’ and ‘The Girl on the Train’ respectively. In 2017, Evans appeared as Gaston in the live action adaptation of Disney's ‘Beauty and the Beast’. He also portrayed the character of Owen Shaw in ‘The Fate of the Furious’ the same year. Currently, the Welsh actor is busy in filming his movie ‘Professor Marston & the Wonder Women’ as well as ‘10x10’.
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Personal Life
  • Luke Evans was born on 15 April 1979, in Pontypool, Wales, UK, to David Evans and Yvonne Evans. He attended The London Studio Centre after winning a scholarship. He graduated from there in the year 2000. In 2002, Evans publically stated that everyone knew that he is gay and that he has never tried to hide this fact. In 2014, it was in the news that the actor is dating model Jon Kortajarena. However, they split in 2016.
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- July 27, 2017

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