Luke Macfarlane - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 5, 2022

Luke Macfarlane
Profession: Actor, Singer
Best Known For: Brothers & Sisters (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 19, 1980 (age 43)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Thomas Luke Macfarlane Jr.
Birth Place: London, Ontario, Canada
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Thomas Luke Macfarlane Sr.
Mother's Name: Penny Macfarlane
Siblings: 2

Rebecca Macfarlan (older sister)
Ruth Macfarlane (twin sister)

High School: Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts
University: Juilliard
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: Canadian


Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.88 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: 77 kg (169.76 lb)
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Luke Macfarlane?

Luke Macfarlane is a singer, actor by profession, and Canadian by nationality. Among his work, he is best known for starring in Brothers & Sisters as Scotty Wandell, and in Killjoys as Agent D'avin Jaqobis.

Luke Macfarlane – Age, Parents, Siblings

Luke Macfarlane’s birth took place on January 19, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada. He was born as Thomas Luke Macfarlane Jr. to father Thomas Macfarlane, the Director of Student Health Services at the University of Western Ontario, and mother Penny Macfarlane, a mental health nurse at a London hospital. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- older sister Rebecca Macfarlane and fraternal twin sister Ruth Macfarlane.

young Luke Macfarlane (Image: fanpop)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Luke Macfarlane attended London Central Secondary School and Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts. He later moved to New York City where he studied drama at Juilliard, graduating in 2003. His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Luke Macfarlane – Sexuality, Gay, Boyfriend, Husband

In an April 2008 interview with The Globe and Mail, Luke Macfarlane revealed his sexuality as gay. He was in a romantic relationship with T.R. Knight for a year between 2005 and 2006. After their breakup, he took Wentworth Miller as his boyfriend. The pair dated for around a year before calling it quits.

Macfarlane is also rumored to have short affairs with Chad Slivenski (2008) and Charlie David. Currently, he is believed to be single sans husband and as he has never been married, divorce is out of context.

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Wentworth Miller, Luke Macfarlane (Image: Just Jared)

Luke Macfarlane – Career

Early Days

The aspiring actor started his career in 2003. He was one of the four leads in a theater production of Juvenilia in 2003 followed by the lead role in the 2004 theatre production of Where Do We Live.

And in 2004 Luke Macfarlane landed a minor role in the film Kinsey. This was followed by a minor role in the 2004 TV miniseries Tanner on Tanner and in the 2005’s TV series Over There as the main character Frank "Dim" Dumphy.

Finally, in 2006 he was cast in the hit drama series Brothers & Sisters as Scott "Scotty" Wandell. He portrayed the character for a total of 81 episodes.

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Films, Series

Since his breakthrough role, Luke Macfarlane has had appearances in films Trapped Ashes (2006), and Rock Paper Dead (2017). He has also starred in the TV series Satisfaction (2013), The Night Shift (2014-2017), Killjoys (2015-2019), and Mercy Street (2016-2017).

Moreover, he has portrayed characters in several Hallmark films Christmas Land (2015), A Birthday Wish (2017), A Shoe Addict's Christmas (2018), and Just Add Romance (2019). Luke Macfarlane has also been active in theatre productions, having starred in well over one dozen productions.


Luke Macfarlane’s fellow Hallmark actors include Christopher Russell, Victor Webster, Jill Wagner, Jack Turner, and Jessy Schram

Luke Macfarlane in a Hallmark movie (Image: Hallmark)

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Luke Macfarlane – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is around $2 million while the figure on his annual salary is not shared with the public.

Luke Macfarlane – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Luke Macfarlane is completely absent. However, several fan accounts have been set up in his name.

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