Luke Damon Goss (born 29 September 1968) is an English actor, and drummer of the 1980s band Bros. He has appeared in numerous films including Blade II (2002) as Jared Nomak, One Night with the King (2006) as King Xerxes, Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) as Prince Nuada, Tekken (2009) as Steve Fox, Interview with a Hitman (2012) as Viktor, and Traffik (2018) as Red.
Goss at the Blood Out premiere in 2011
Luke Damon Goss
29 September 1968
|Occupation||Actor, drummer, director, producer, author|
When Bros broke up in the early 1990s, Goss worked with the Band of Thieves where he released two singles "Sweeter Than The Midnight Rain" and "Give Me One More Chance", he then released "L.I.F.E." under the band's name change Thieves Like Us due to a change in lineup. His autobiography, "I Owe You Nothing," was a top 10 best seller book and went on to have three subsequent printings. He also began to appear in stage musicals including Grease and What a Feeling, and has turned to acting in films full-time, with his first most notable role being the villain in Blade II. He also appeared as The Creature in the Hallmark Channel's Frankenstein. Goss can be seen in the 2004 crime drama, Charlie in which he plays real-life gangster Charlie Richardson. In the 2005 comedy The Man, he starred as another villain, Joey/Kane, alongside Eugene Levy and Samuel L. Jackson.
He has since had roles in One Night with the King, as King Xerxes. He appeared in Bone Dry, as Eddie and in the thriller Unearthed, as Kale. Goss received a CAMIE (Character and Morality in Entertainment) Award for his work in One Night with the King on 12 May 2007 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. Both One Night with the King and Bone Dry were viewed at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. Bone Dry premiered in Los Angeles on 9 January 2008.
In February 2008 he signed to play the role of Steve Fox in Tekken, which was filmed in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was seen in a commercial for the new Cadillac Escalade Hybrid. In January 2010, Goss won the role as Frankenstein in Death Race 2 which was originally played by Jason Statham in the first film, under the direction from Roel Reiné, which began shooting on location in Eastern Europe in February 2010. Goss also played the lead role in Syfy's dark tale television film Witchville. In May 2010, he won the Ultimate Badass Award at the PollyGrind Film Festival for his role in the zombie-vampire film The Dead Undead. In February 2018, Goss released his directorial debut Your Move.
Goss was born in Lewisham, London, the son of Carol (Read) and Alan Goss. Since 1994, he has been married to backing singer Shirley Lewis (who has worked with singers Elton John, George Michael, Luther Vandross, and many others), and has one stepdaughter, Carli. In January 2007, he and wife Shirley moved permanently to Los Angeles, but still maintain a residence in London.
|2000||The Stretch||Warwick Locke|
|Two Days, Nine Lives||Saul|
|2002||Blade II||Jared Nomak|
|2004||Frankenstein||The Creature||TV miniseries|
|Silver Hawk||Alexander Wolfe|
|2005||The Man||Joey / Kane|
|Cold & Dark||John Dark||Direct-to-DVD|
|2006||One Night with the King||King Xerxes|
|Something in the Clearing||Randy|
|Mercenary for Justice||John Dresham||Direct-to-DVD|
|2008||Hellboy II: The Golden Army||Prince Nuada|
|Deep Winter||Stephen Weaks||Direct-to-DVD|
|2009||Fringe||Lloyd Parr / Shapeshifter||TV series|
|Annihilation Earth||David||TV movie|
|The Dead Undead||Jack||Direct-to-DVD|
|El Dorado||Col. Sam Grissom||Direct-to-DVD|
|Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright||Damon|
|Death Race 2||Carl "Luke" Lucas / Frankenstein||Direct-to-DVD|
|Blood Out||Michael Savion||Direct-to-DVD|
|2012||Interview with a Hitman||Viktor|
|2013||Death Race 3: Inferno||Carl "Luke" Lucas / Frankenstein||Direct-to-DVD|
|Red Widow||Luther||TV series|
|2014||Dead Drop||Michael Shaughnessy||Direct-to-DVD|
|2015||War Pigs||Captain Jack Wosick||Direct-to-DVD|
|The Night Crew||Wade||Direct-to-DVD|
|2016||Killing Salazar||DEA Agent Tom Jensen||Direct-to-DVD|
|2018||Your Move||David||Selected cinemas|
|Bros: After The Screaming Stops||Himself||Selected cinemas|
|2019||The Hard Way||Mason||Netflix|
|The Last Boy||Jay||Direct-to-DVD|
|2020||The Loss Adjuster||Martin Dyer|
- "Bros full Official Chart History". Official Charts. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
- "LUKE GOSS & THE BAND OF THIEVES full Official Chart History". Official Charts. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
- "Luke Goss & The Band Of Thieves official Chart History". Official Charts. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
- "One Little Indian Artists". One Little Indian Records. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
- "Behold the New Face of Frankenstein – Death Race: Frankenstein Lives". DreadCentral.
- "Luke Goss Becomes the Original Frankenstein in 'Death Race 2'". BloodyDisgusting.
- "Exclusive: Death Race 2 Goss". MovieHole.
- "Get Your Medieval on With Syfy's Witchville". DreadCentral.
- "Luke Goss Interview: Your Move, Directing, Guillermo del Toro". Den of Geek. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
- Goss, Matt (9 January 2014). More Than You Know. HarperCollins UK. ISBN 9780007564828 – via Google Books.
- Bryant, Tom (13 December 2016). "Matt Goss reveals why Bros reunited after nearly a decade of not speaking to each other". Mirror Online. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
- Eames, Tom (16 October 2018). "Luke Goss: Bros star's wife Shirley Lewis, age, films and more facts revealed". Smooth Radio. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
- Fulton, Rick (15 August 2008). "Exclusive: Former Bros star Luke Goss on finding new fame as film baddie". Daily Record. Retrieved 18 January 2019.