August 18, 1975
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
|Education||University of Kansas (BA)|
California State University, Los Angeles (MA)
University of Southern California (DPhil)
Early life and educationEdit
Jones was born in Evanston, Illinois and raised in the Chicago and Denver metro areas. He graduated from the University of Kansas. He later earned his master's degree in philosophy from California State University, Los Angeles and his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Southern California. Jones studied acting at the Atlantic Theater Company in New York City and the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. He studied improv and has been a regular performer at both I.O. West and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles.
In 2012, Jones co-starred as Joe, one of the lead characters on the short-lived NBC comedy series Best Friends Forever, alongside Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham. Afterwards he joined the cast of NBC's Up All Night as a series regular in its second season, playing the role of Scott, Reagan's (Christina Applegate) younger brother.
|2012||The Campaign||Biker Guy|
|2013||The Pretty One||Patrick|
|2015||The Dramatics: A Comedy||Gun Store Owner|
|2017||Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town||Leo|
|2018||In a Relationship||Ash|
|2011||How I Met Your Mother||Nick||Episode: "The Best Man"|
|2012||CollegeHumor Originals||Knight / Bar Patron||Episode: "Wings of a Dragon"|
|2012||Best Friends Forever||Joe Foley||6 episodes|
|2012||Up All Night||Scott Chafin||11 episodes|
|2013||Ben and Kate||Lance||Episode: "Bake Off"|
|2013||Modern Family||Dustin||Episode: "The Future Dunphys"|
|2013||Ghost Ghirls||Brian||Episode: "Will You Scary Me?"|
|2013||Holding Patterns||Lindsey||Unsold pilot|
|2014||Bad Teacher||Chef Asher||Episode: "Nix the Fat Week"|
|2015||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Pierce Handmight||Episode: "Adam Pally Wears a Navy Blazer and Bright Blue Sneakers"|
|2016–2017||People of Earth||Gerry Johnson||20 episodes|
|2017||Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special||Wally||Television special|
|2017||I Love Dick||John Willis||Episode: "A Short History of Weird Girls"|
|2017||Pillow Talk||Max||4 episodes|
|2019||SMILF||Sully||Episode: "Single Mom is Losing Faith"|
|2021||Cinema Toast||Willy||Episode: "After the End"|
- "Obtaining Birthdays in One Step". Stevemorse.org. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
- "Breakout Act > News > USC Dornsife". Dornsife.usc.edu. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
- Yovetich, Luka (2013). "Merely verbal disputes in philosophy". University of Southern California Dissertations and Theses. Retrieved 2020-09-14.
- Patten, Dominic (2012-07-06). "'Up All Night' Adds Luka Jones". Deadline. Retrieved 2021-07-24.
- Poniewozik, James (2017-07-23). "Review: 'People of Earth' Returns for Affectingly Close Encounters". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-07-24.