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  • Luke Evans Biography

    Born: April 15, 1979 in Aberbargoed, , United Kingdom

    Welsh actor LUKE EVANS has starred in numerous films, including most recently “Immortals” for director Tarsem Singh; “The Three Musketeers” for director Paul W.S. Anderson; “The Raven,” starring opposite John Cusack for director James McTeigue; “No One Lives” for director Ryuhei Kitamura; and BBC’s upcoming “The Great Train Robbery.”  He will reprise his role as Bard the Bowman in the final film in Peter Jackson’s Trilogy, “The Hobbit: There and Back Again.” 

    Evans made his U.K. feature film debut in the role of Clive Richards in the 2010 BAFTA Award-nominated feature “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll,” Mat Whitecross’ biopic of the London punk-rock scene founder Ian Dury of Ian Dury and the Blockheads.  Also in 2010, Evans played the charismatic god Apollo in the global hit “Clash of the Titans,” appeared in Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” opposite Russell Crowe, and portrayed the lead role of ‘Andy’ alongside Gemma Arterton in acclaimed director Stephen Frears’ romantic comedy “Tamara Drewe,” which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.  

    Prior to his film career, Evans had successfully carved out an acclaimed stage career starring in West End plays and musicals such as “La Cava,” Boy George’s “Taboo,”  “Avenue Q,”  “Dickens Unplugged,” “A  Girl Called Dusty,” and “Small Change” and “Piaf” at the acclaimed Donmar Warehouse.  He also starred as Chris in “Miss Saigon” and Roger in “Rent.”

    Evans recently completed production on “Dracula Untold,” which Universal Pictures will release in Fall 2014. The film is based Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula and Evans stars as the lead character, Vlad.  Next up, Evans will begin production on his leading role in Relativity’s remake of “The Crow.” 

    Evans currently lives in London.


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