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Luca Giuseppe "Luke" Pasqualino (born 19 February 1990[citation needed]) is an English actor, known for his portrayal of Freddie McClair in the television series Skins and d'Artagnan in the television series The Musketeers. From 2016–17, he played Elvis Harte in another BBC show Our Girl.

Luke Pasqualino
Luca Giuseppe Pasqualino

(1990-02-19) 19 February 1990 (age 29)
Years active2008–present


Personal lifeEdit

Pasqualino was born in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, to parents of Italian descent, from Sicily and Naples.[1][2] He attended Walton Community School, in Walton, Peterborough, and the drama classes held by Martin Tempest at Stamford Art Centre.[citation needed]

Pasqualino is a supporter of the HeForShe feminism campaign, saying he is "committed to gender equality".[3]


In 2009, Pasqualino made his acting debut as the protagonist in the low-budget film Stingers Rule! about a local football team going against property developers who plan to destroy their beloved football ground. Pasqualino has guest starred on Casualty and Miranda. He performed numerous plays and did some modelling.[citation needed] In 2008, Pasqualino became one of the new series regulars in the third season of the E4 teenage drama television series Skins, which replaces its primary cast members every two seasons. Pasqualino portrayed Freddie McClair, a laid-back weed-smoking college pupil. As season four neared its conclusion, he and the rest of the cast were replaced, as usual.[4]

In February 2010, Pasqualino was cast in the Warner Bros. Pictures supernatural horror film The Apparition, alongside both Twilight star Ashley Greene and Harry Potter star Tom Felton.[5] Filming began that same month in Los Angeles and Berlin, and the film was released in August 2012.[6] In September 2010, Pasqualino won the recurring role of Paolo, a young servant, on the historical drama television series The Borgias.[7] In July 2012 Pasqualino starred alongside Jessica Szohr and Ed Speleers in the romantic werewolf comedy film Love Bite.

In October 2011, Pasqualino won the starring role in the Syfy television pilot Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome,[8] a prequel to the reimagined Battlestar Galactica series. Pasqualino portrayed the younger self of William "Husker" Adama in the prequel, which was first distributed as a ten-episode online series on starting 9 November 2012, and then aired in early 2013 as a televised film on Syfy.[9][10] Later in 2013 Pasqualino also played in a French television series, Jo.

Pasqualino also appears in the ensemble thriller Snowpiercer, which examines a train full of travelers struggling to coexist in a world covered by ice and snow. Starring Chris Evans, the film was released around the world in 2013 and 2014 in the United States.[11]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 Stingers Rule! Anthony
2012 Love Bite Kev
2012 The Apparition Greg
2013 Snowpiercer Grey
2017 The Gandhi Murder DCP Jimmy
2017 Smartass Donny


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Casualty Dans 2 episodes
2009, 2013 Miranda Jason 2 episodes (1.4 & 3.6)
2009–10 Skins Freddie McClair Main (series 3 and 4)
2011–12 The Borgias Paolo 7 episodes
2012 Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome William "Husker" Adama TV Movie
2014 Inside No. 9 Lee Episode 1, "Sardines"
2014–16 The Musketeers d'Artagnan Main cast
2015 Drunk History Dick Turpin Season 1 episode 3
2016-17 Our Girl Elvis Harte Main (Season 2-3)
2017 Snatch Albert Hill Main cast


  1. ^ Discovery: Luke Pasqualino
  2. ^ Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1984-2006, Listed Birth Name as Luca Giuseppe Pasqualino, Year of birth listed as 1990, Place of registration Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
  3. ^ "Russell Crowe and Douglas Booth among male celebs tweeting support for Emma Watson's #HeForShe campaign". London Evening Standard. 24 September 2014.
  4. ^ Bergen, Julia (20 July 2009). "Complete Skins cast axed again - News". Retrieved 27 August 2012.
  5. ^ Two More Catch a Glimpse of Dark Castle's 'Apparition'
  6. ^ "The Apparition Starts Filming". 26 February 2010. Archived from the original on 14 June 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2012.
  7. ^ "The Borgias: "Paolo"". The A.V. Club. 16 April 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  8. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: 'Battlestar's' Jamie Bamber Nabs TNT Role, 'Caprica' Vet Invades 'Alphas' & Intel on 'Blood and Chrome'". Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 27 August 2012.
  9. ^ Moore, Trent (5 November 2012). "Blood and Chrome to debut as web series 9 November". Blastr. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  10. ^ "The First Two Episodes of Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome". TV News. 9 November 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2012.
  11. ^ "The New 'Snowpiercer' Trailer Begs the Question: When Will American Audiences Get to See This Movie?" by Kelly Woo., 8 January 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2014.

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