Who is Luke Roberts? Wiki Bio
Luke Roberts was born in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, on 5 October 1977, so his zodiac sign is Libra and he holds British nationality. Luke is an actor, best known for portraying Joseph Byrne in the “Holby City” medical drama series.
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Early life and education
Luke was raised in Suffolk by his parents who are running a photographic and fine arts studio. He has a sister who is an art teacher at several institutions, and an older brother who studied physics and is now a professor of neuroradiology. Luke studied at a high school in Suffolk before enrolling at the University of Wales, before switching to University of Massachusetts Amherst graduating with a bachelor’s degree in American Studies.
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He continued his education at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, graduating in 2000. Luke grew up being interested in acting, while he was also interested in sports playing soccer, all four years at high school continuing to play while attending university.
Career as an actor
Luke made his debut film appearance playing Bruce in “Ambition” in 2005, with his next notable appearance was in “Pull”, portraying Luke. He gained recognition after he played the captain of the guard in “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” in 2011, and was then cast to play the lead role in “Dracula: The Dark Prince” in 2013.
The movie follows Dracula in his search for the Lightbringer, while crossing paths with a beautiful crusader called Alina who resembles his murdered bride. He kidnaps the girl and takes her to his castle where he has to win her heart. The movie received poor critiques, while Luke was praised for his performance. He went on to play Butcher in “300: Rise of an Empire” in 2014, and has recently been cast to play Draka in the film “Dampyr”, set to be released in 2021.
He made his debut TV series appearance in the “Crossroads” episode of “Band Brothers” in 2001, then rejoined the “Crossroads” cast portraying Ryan Samson in 2003.
He became somewhat popular after appearing in 20 episodes of the “Mile High” British TV drama, which follows the lives of the cabin crew members of Fresh!, a budget airline. He went on to win a main role in the “Holby City” TV series in 2006, appearing in 200 episodes until 2011 in the show which follows the everyday lives, professional and personal, of the medical staff and patients in the cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.
He then appeared in single episodes of several TV series, such as “Uncle Max” in 2006, “Law & Order: UK” in 2011, and “Beauty & the Beast” in 2013.
His next notable role came in 2016, when he was cast to portray Woodes Rogers in “Black Sails” appearing in 20 episodes, while his latest appearances have been in “Game of Thrones” in 2016, and “Ransom” from 2017 to 2019, in which he played the lead role as Eric Beaumont. Additionally, Luke lent his voice to the Nameless Hero character in the “Risen 2: Dark Waters” video game in 2012.
Love life and wife
Luke met Freema Agyeman on the set of the “Crossroads” TV series in 2003, but the two didn’t start dating until meeting again in 2011 on the set of “Law & Order: UK” TV series – they only announced their relationship on their social media accounts in 2014.
Pictures of the two can be seen uploaded onto their Instagram accounts from 2015, and although the two are living together for several years now, they haven’t married and don’t have any children.
Freema Agyeman was born in London, England on 20 March 1979 – her zodiac sign is Pisces and she holds British nationality. She is an actress, best known for portraying Martha Jones in the “Doctor Who” BBC science fiction series, as well as for playing Amanita Caplan in the “Sense8” Netflix science fiction series. She was raised in London by her Iranian mother Azar, and her Ghanaian father Osei, although the two divorced when she was still young.
She grew up alongside her older sister Leila and younger brother Dominic, attending Our Lady’s Convent RC High School before enrolling at the Anna Scher Theatre School in Islington, before moving to Middlesex University and graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in performing arts and drama in 2000. Some of the other roles she is popular for include a lead role in the “Law & Order: UK” crime procedural drama TV series between 2009 and 2012, the role of Larissa Loughlin in “The Carrie Diaries” film – her debut film appearance – and the role as Penny in the “North v South” movie shot in 2015.
Hobbies and other interests
Luke has been interested in working out since he was a teenager, and still has several training sessions at the gym each week, while he has also received his certificate which allows him to work as a licensed personal trainer. He is keen on cycling too, and has been taking kickboxing lessons from a Hungarian instructor for over a year. He is likes learning how to play new sports, including fencing, as in 2016 it was necessary for his role as Ser Arthur Dayne in the “Game of Thrones” TV series. He enjoys travelling, and has been to several states in the US as well as to numerous countries in Europe, while his dream travel destination is New York City where he goes several times every year.
He also likes visiting the Philippines, Japan, and China in Asia.
Luke is a bit of a model as well, and has featured in magazines such as “Watch! Magazine”, “The Gate Entertainment Magazine”, and “The London Mum Magazine”.
Appearance and net worth
Luke is 42 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, is 6ft 1ins (1.85m) tall, and weighs around 178lbs (81kgs). As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $2 million.