|Born||Christian Louis Cooke
15 September 1987
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Christian Louis Cooke (born 15 September 1987) is an English actor, known for playing Luke Kirkwall in Where the Heart Is, Luke Rutherford in Demons, Dorian Gaudain in Trinity, Freddie Taylor in Cemetery Junction, Len Matthews in the Channel 4 mini series The Promise and Danny Evans in Magic City.
Cooke began his acting career at the age of 10 when he appeared in a production of Bedazzled at the Bingley Arts Centre. His first television appearance was in a commercial for Birds Eye beef burgers. His career has progressed from there.
Cooke played the role of Luke Kirkwall from 2000 to 2006 in the ITV drama Where the Heart Is. He has also guest starred in Doctors, The Royal, Casualty and George Gently. He starred in one episode of the BBC's Robin Hood as Will Scarlett's younger brother, Luke Scarlett.
Cooke also appeared in BBC One's The Chase and played Brae Marrack in the ITV1 soap opera Echo Beach. He guest starred in the 2008 Doctor Who episodes "The Sontaran Stratagem" and "The Poison Sky", playing UNIT soldier Ross Jenkins. In early 2009, he played the lead role of Luke Rutherford in ITV1 supernatural drama Demons.
Cooke also starred in the critically acclaimed Channel 4 four-part drama The Promise, directed by Peter Kosminsky. He recently completed a new Paramount Pictures romantic comedy, Destination Wedding. He has also featured in 1950s Miami-set drama series, Magic City. The series came to a close after 2 seasons in August 2013.
|Wilmot||1999||Wilmot Tanner||TV series; 13 episodes|
|Where the Heart Is||2000–06||Luke Kirkwall||TV series; 68 episodes|
|Casualty||2002||Mark Booth||Medical drama; "Only The Lonely"|
|Barking!||2004||Ryan||TV series; "The Big Sausage"|
|Doctors||2006||Gary||Soap opera; "Positively Blooming"|
|Casualty||2006||Jude Becket||Medical drama; "Sons and Lovers"|
|Inspector George Gently||2007||Billy Lister||Police procedural; "Gently Go Man"|
|The Chase||2007||Liam Higgins||TV series; 9 episodes|
|The Royal||2007||Bobby Horrocks||Medical drama; "Starting Over"|
|Robin Hood||2007||Luke Scarlett||TV series; "The Angel of Death"|
|Echo Beach||2008||Brae Marrack||Soap opera|
|Moving Wallpaper||2008||Himself||Comedy-drama; 3 episodes|
|Moving Wallpaper: The Mole||2008||Himself||Webisode; Episode 1.4|
|Doctor Who||2008||Ross Jenkins||TV series; "The Sontaran Stratagem", "The Poison Sky"|
|Demons||2009||Luke Rutherford||Supernatural drama|
|Trinity||2009||Dorian Gaudain, Earl of Colfax||TV series|
|The Promise||2011||Len Matthews||Miniseries|
|Magic City||2012-13||Danny Evans||TV series|
|Cemetery Junction||2010||Freddie Taylor|
|Romeo and Juliet||2013||Mercutio|
- "profile". Retrieved 18 March 2011.
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- "The Sontaran Strategem". Doctor Who. 2008-04-26. http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/s4/episodes/?episode=s4_05&action=credits.
- "The Poison Sky". Doctor Who. 2008-05-03. http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/s4/episodes/?episode=s4_06&action=credits.
- Wilkes, Neil (11 December 2008). "2009 TV Preview: ITV2's 'Trinity'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 22 December 2008.
- "Ricky Gervais talks Cemetery Junction". Indie London. Retrieved 29 April 2008.
- Paramount Pictures films movie in Nicaragua Business of Cinema. 3 June 2011
- Starz Series 'Magic City' Full Cast Announced The Hollywood Reporter. 9 June 2011
- Magic City Cancelled by Starz tvseriesfinale. 5 August 2013
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