Luke Evans (born 15 April 1979) is a Welsh actor. Evans began his career on the stage, performing in many of London’s West End productions such as Rent, Miss Saigon, and Piaf before getting his Hollywood breakthrough role starring in the Clash of the Titans 2010 remake. Following his debut, Evans was cast in such action and thriller films as Immortals (2011), The Raven (2012), and the re-imagined The Three Musketeers (2011).
In 2013, Evans starred as the main antagonist Owen Shaw in the blockbuster Fast & Furious 6, and also played Bard the Bowman in Peter Jackson’s three-part adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Evans also portrayed the vampire Dracula in the character’s film origin story, Dracula Untold. In 2017, Evans starred as Gaston in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.
- Ensemble, Avenue Q, Cameron Mackintosh Ltd
- Vincent, Small Change, Donmar Warehouse
- Roger, Rent remixed
- Jean/Raymond/German Soldier/Yves, Piaf, Donmar Warehouse
- Billy James, Taboo, Adam Kenwright
- Theo Perez, La Cava, Frederick Zollo/Nicholas Paleologos/The Florinda Co./Churchill Theatre Bromley Prod.