Luke Evans

Last updated on the 26 March 2024 by Evandrus

Luke Evans

Mini Biography

Born: 15 April 1979, Pontypool, Wales. 

Luke Evans grew up in Aberbargoed, a small town in the Rhymney Valley of Wales. He was raised by his parents, Yvonne and David Evans, alongside his older sister. From an early age, Evans showed an interest in singing and acting, participating in school productions and local theatre groups.

After completing his secondary education, Evans attended the London Studio Centre, a renowned performing arts school. He trained in singing, dancing and acting, developing his skills in various theatrical disciplines.

Evans’ career took off in the early 2000s when he gained recognition in London’s West End theatre scene. He made his breakthrough in the musical “Taboo” and later starred in productions such as “Rent” and “Miss Saigon.” His exceptional vocal abilities and commanding stage presence earned him critical acclaim.

In 2010, Evans transitioned to the big screen, making his film debut in the Clash of the Titans remake. He went on to secure prominent roles in movies such as “The Three Musketeers,” “Fast & Furious 6,” and “The Hobbit” trilogy, where he portrayed the character Bard the Bowman.

Luke Evans is known for his private nature when it comes to his personal life. However, he has been open about being gay since 2002. He is an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and has used his platform to support various organisations and causes related to the community.


Suggested viewing


The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)

The Pembrokeshire Murders poster

Bftv 8.5 / IMDb 7.1

“The Pembrokeshire Murders” is a gripping crime drama based on true events. Detective Superintendent Steve Wilkins reopens cold cases in Wales, focusing on the unsolved murders of young women years ago. With new forensic techniques and relentless determination, he races against time to bring a notorious serial killer to justice.

Top cast: Luke Evans, Keith Allen, Caroline Berry, Oliver Ryan, Alexandria Riley, Charles Dale, David Fynn, Steven Meo, Richard Corgan.


The Alienist (2018)

The Alienist

Bftv 9.0 / IMDb 7.7

“The Alienist” is a thrilling period drama set in 1890s New York City. Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a brilliant criminal psychologist, teams up with newspaper illustrator John Moore and ambitious police secretary Sara Howard to hunt down a deranged serial killer targeting young boys. As they delve into the city’s dark underbelly, their pursuit becomes a race against time to stop the elusive murderer before he strikes again.

Top cast: Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning, Matthew Shear, Douglas Smith, Robert Wisdom, Martin McCreadie, Brian Geraghty, David Wilmot.


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