Luke Macfarlane Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Aug, 2021
Facts of Luke Macfarlane
Date of Birth: 1980 , January-19
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Luke Macfarlane
Birth Name Thomas Luke Macfarlane
Father Thomas MacFarlane
Mother Penny MacFarlane
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City London, Ontario, Canada
Religion Christian
Ethnicity caucasian
Profession Actor, Singer
Net Worth $2 Million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blond
Face Color white
Affair with Charlie David, T. R. Knight, Wentworth Miller, Chad Slivenski
Education London Central Secondary School, Lester B. Pearson School ,
Sisters Ruth MacFarlane and Rebecc
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Canadian actor and musician, Luke Macfarlane is active in the entertainment industry since 2003 and is considered one of the successful Hallmark actors. He is wildly recognized for his roles, Scotty Wandell on the ABC television drama Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011) and in the short-lived FX series Over There (2005) as Private Frank "Dim" Dumphy. He was also the lead singer of the band Fellow Nameless, in his 8th grade at the Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts under the name Slipnaught.

Early Life And Education 

Luke Macfarlane was born Thomas Luke Macfarlane on 19th January 1980 in London, Ontario, Canada under the birth sign Capricorn. He belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds a Canadian nationality. 

Macfarlane was born to Thomas MacFarlane and Penny MacFarlane. His father was the Director of Student Health Services at the University of Western Ontario, whereas his mother, Penny is currently working at a London hospital as a mental health nurse. He has a twin sister, Ruth MacFarlane, and elder sister Rebecca.     

Luke went to the London Central Secondary School and then joined the Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts Elementary School, followed by Central Secondary school before being accepted into Juilliard for acting.

Just after the completion of his school level, he started working as an actor for a local theater. Later on, he started going for the TV and film roles auditions.

Career: TV Shows & Movies

Luke Macfarlane began his acting career, appearing in the supporting role, PV2 Frank "Dim" Dumphy in the 2005 American action/drama/war television series, Over There. He then appeared with Cynthia Nixon in Robert Altman’s miniseries Tanner on Tanner.

Macfarlane’s first notable role Scotty Wandell was on ABC’s Brothers & Sisters from 2006 to 2011. He also played the leading role in the two-part miniseries Iron Road alongside Sun LiSam NeillPeter O'Toole, and others. 

Some of his other notable roles include NBC’s The Night Shift as Rick Lincoln, Satisfaction as Jason Howell, PBS’s Mercy Street as Chaplain Hopkins, Syfy’s Killjoys as D’avin Jaqobis, and many more.

Moreover, he also starred in several stage play performances like Juvenilia, Where Do We Live, The Busy World is Hushed, and Dreamstuff, Reverberation, amongst others. His upcoming project is Just Add Romance

Besides acting, Macfarlane is also a singer as well as a songwriter. He was the lead singer of the band Fellow Nameless, in his 8th grade at the Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts under the name Slipnaught.

Net Worth And Earning Sources 

Being an actor, Luke Macfarlane earns a good amount of money. His major portion of income comes from his appearance in movies and stage plays. Besides, he is also a singer and is associated with few advertisements and endorsement deals. 

As of 2021, Macfarlane has an estimated net worth of $2 Million. In the year 2008, he was cast in the biographical drama movie Kinsey which became the instant hist the box office grossing over $16.9 million whereas its producing cost is around $11 million. In the movie, he shared the screen along with Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell, and Peter Sarsgaard

Relationship Status: Is He Dating Someone?

Luke Macfarlane is openly gay, which he admitted at The Globe and Mail in April 2008. He has been in several relationships with several celebrities. 

Macfarlane’s first boyfriend Charlie David is a Canadian actor, writer, director, and producer. His most popular relationship is with American actor and model Wentworth Miller who is known for his role in the widely popular TV series Prison Break.

The American blogger, columnist, and television personality, Perez Hilton while talking about Macfarlane’s relationship with Wentworth said: 

Wentworth and Luke have been secretly dating for almost six months now; they’ve been very quiet about their relationship, obviously, as Wentworth is not out of the closet

The couple, later on, broke up for an unknown reason and after the separation, Macfarlane started dating semi-professional Wrestler-cum-actor, Chad Slivenski but this also was for a short relationship.  

In the past, he has been in a relationship, TR Knight. As of 2021, he is possibly single, as there are no rumors of him being with anyone.  

Age, Height, And Other Facts  

  • Luke Macfarlane's height: he stands at the height of 6ft 2 inches (1.88 m).
  • His age as of 2021 is 41 years.  
  • Weight: His body weight is around 77kg.
  • Birth Name: Thomas Luke Macfarlane Jr.
  • Horoscope: Capricorn 
  • Hair Color: He has a light brown hair color.
  • Eye Color: His eyes are blue in color.
  • Nationality: Canadian 
  • Ethnicity: North American 

Most Asked Questions

1. How much is Luke Macfarlane worth?

As of 2021, Macfarlane has an estimated net worth of $2 Million. His major portion of income comes from his appearance in movies and stage plays. Besides, he is also a singer and is associated with few advertisements and endorsement deals. 

2. Is Luke Macfarlane related to Seth Macfarlane?

Seth Macfarlane is an American actor, writer, and singer. Because of the same surname, people often confuse them as siblings, but they are not related. In fact, both of them have only sisters.

3. Does Luke Macfarlane really play the cello?

We have often seen Luke playing Cello in his different movie roles. He is a classically trained cellist.

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