Luke Hemsworth

Luke Hemsworth (born 5 November 1980)[1] is an Australian actor who is known for his roles as Nathan Tyson in the TV series Neighbours and as Ashley Stubbs in the HBO sci-fi series Westworld.

Luke Hemsworth
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Hemsworth at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
Born (1980-11-05) 5 November 1980 (age 42)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Alma materNational Institute of Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
Years active2001–present
Spouse
Samantha Hemsworth
(m. 2007)
Children3
Relatives

He is the older brother of actors Chris Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth.

Early lifeEdit

Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, the eldest son of Leonie (née van Os), an English teacher and Craig Hemsworth, a social services counselor.[1][2] His younger brothers are actors Chris and Liam Hemsworth.[3] His maternal grandfather is a Dutch immigrant and his other ancestry is English, Irish, Scottish and German.[4]

CareerEdit

Hemsworth trained in acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.[5] In 2001, he started his career on the Australian soap opera Neighbours as Nathan Tyson.[6] Mainly a television actor, Hemsworth has appeared in TV series such as The Saddle Club, Blue Heelers, Last Man Standing, All Saints, Satisfaction and Westworld. In 2012, he starred in the six part miniseries Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms as Gregory "Shadow" Campbell. He is set to star in the upcoming Australian war film The 34th Battalion as Robinson. He played the character Caleb Duran in the 2019 film Crypto, which follows the life of a family that gets embroiled in a crypto conspiracy involving Russian mafia.

In 2018, Hemsworth was selected as the newest face of Tourism Australia and appeared in a Dundee ad.[7]

FilmographyEdit

 
Hemsworth with co-stars Simon Pegg and Alice Braga at the Kill Me Three Times premier in March 2015

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Reckoning Detective Jason Pearson
The Anomaly Agent Richard Elkin
Kill Me Three Times Dylan Smith
2015 Infini Charlie Kent
2016 Science Fiction Volume One: The Osiris Child Travek
2017 Hickok Wild Bill Hickok
Thor: Ragnarok Thor actor Cameo
2018 We Are Boats Lucas
River Runs Red Von
Encounter Will Fleming
2019 Crypto Caleb
2020 Death of Me Neil
2021 Asking for It Vernon
2022 Thor: Love and Thunder Thor actor Cameo
Bosch & Rockit Bosch
2024 Bad Hombres[8]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2001–2002 Neighbours Nathan Tyson 10 episodes
2003 The Saddle Club Simon Episode: "Foster Horse: Part 1"
2004 Blue Heelers Glen Peters 2 episodes
2005 Last Man Standing Shannon Gazal 3 episodes
All Saints Ben Simpson Episode: "Out of Darkness"
2007 Satisfaction Paul the Butcher Episode: "Lauren Rising"
2008 Neighbours John Carter 3 episodes
The Elephant Princess Uncle Harry Episode: "The Big Gig"
2009 Carla Cametti PD Electrician Episode: "Love, Honour and Cherish"
Tangle John 2 episodes
2011 The Bazura Project Villain Episode: "Money"
2012 Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms Gregory "Shadow" Campbell Miniseries
Winners & Losers Jackson Norton 2 episodes
2016–2022 Westworld Ashley Stubbs Main role
2021 Young Rock Coach Erickson 2 episodes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Luke Hemsworth biography". Tribute.ca. Tribute Entertainment Media Group. Archived from the original on 24 June 2018. Retrieved 25 December 2018. Date of Birth: November 5, 1980. Born in Melbourne, Australia, Luke Hemsworth is the oldest brother of fellow actors Liam and Chris Hemsworth. Born to mother Leonie Hemsworth, an English teacher and father Craig Hemsworth, a social-services councillor...
  2. ^ "Cyrus 'saw in new year on Phillip Island'". Herald Sun. Australia. 4 January 2010. Archived from the original on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2010.
  3. ^ Rapkin, Mickey (March 2012). "The Hunger Games' Liam Hemsworth Has No Idea What's About to Hit Him". Details. Retrieved 22 October 2012.
  4. ^ Bekiaris, Angela (14 January 2016). "10 Fun Facts About Liam Hemsworth". People. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  5. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Luke Hemsworth Is Living His Dreams in the US -- and on TV". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved 20 February 2021.
  6. ^ McCrae, Finn (14 February 2019). "The Hemsworth Brothers: Who's the Youngest and Who Started Acting First?". Showbiz Cheat Sheet. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  7. ^ Contreras, Cindy; Lubitz, Spencer (17 October 2018). "Luke Hemsworth's Love for His Native Australia Shines in New Ad". E! Online. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  8. ^ Dalton, Ben (4 October 2022). "NEWS Signature Entertainment acquires Russell Crowe, Liam and Luke Hemsworth thriller 'Land Of Bad' (exclusive)". Screen Daily. Retrieved 4 October 2022.

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