Luke Evans

Welsh actor

Luke George Evans (born 15 April 1979) is a Welsh actor and singer. He started his career on the stage. He has performed in many of London's West End productions such as Rent, Miss Saigon and Piaf. In 2013, Evans starred as the main antagonist Owen Shaw in the blockbuster Fast & Furious 6. He also played Bard the Bowman in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy (2012–14).

Luke Evans
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Evans at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con
Luke George Evans

(1979-04-15) 15 April 1979 (age 41)
Pontypool, Wales
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
  • Actor
  • singer
Years active2000–present
Home townAberbargoed, Wales

Evans has also appeared in movies such as Clash of the Titans (2010), Immortals (2011), The Three Musketeers (2011), The Raven (2012), Dracula Untold (2014), Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017) and Beauty and the Beast (2017).

Evans was born in Pontypool. He grew up in Aberbargoed. He is openly gay.[1]


  1. Barclay, Paris (3 September 2002). "Breaking the Taboo". The Advocate. p. 55. Retrieved 17 February 2020.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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