Luke Newberry in 2012.
19 February 1990 |
Exeter, Devon, England
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
Newberry was first signed with an agent aged 7 and at age 11 He played the role of Colin Craven in the musical The Secret Garden. In 2002 he was the winner of Best Young Musical Theatre Singer from the ITV show Britain's Brilliant Prodigies and also appeared in the film The Heart of Me with Helena Bonham Carter.
In 2010 Newberry was cast to play Teddy Lupin in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 but was cut from the final film. He appeared in the 2012 BBC Sherlock episode A Scandal in Belgravia playing the role of a young policeman. He has acted on stage as well in films playing Haemon in Sophocles' Antigone.
In 2013 Newberry starred in the leading role of the BBC Three supernatural drama In the Flesh. He was nominated for BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor for the series 1 in 2014 and the series 2 began airing on BBC Three in the same year.
Newberry was born in Exeter, Devon. He attended Exeter College, where he studied English Literature and played the lead role in a college production of Hamlet. Aged 18, he went to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School to study acting, graduating in 2011.
Newberry has two older sisters who are dancers.
Film and TV
- Alone (1997) as Jason
- Thin Ice (2000) as Charlie
- The Heart of Me (2002) as Anthony
- My Dad's the Prime Minister (2003-2004) as Lighthouse
- Doctors (2007) as Luke Brown
- It's Better Now (2008) as Tom
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011) as Teddy Lupin (scenes cut)
- A Scandal in Belgravia, Sherlock (2012) as Young Policeman
- All Men's Dead (2012) as William
- 8 minutes idle (2012) as Jonno
- Eradicate (2012) as Youngest Son
- Anna Karenina (2012) as Vasily Lukich
- Quartet (2012) as Simon
- In the Flesh (2013–Present) as Kieren Walker
- Frankenstein's Army (2013) as Sacha
- Lightfields (2013) as Harry Dunn
- Mrs Biggs (2013) as Gordon
- Hercules: The Legend Begins (2014)
- The Secret Garden (2001, RSC)
- God Save The Teen (2006, National Youth Theatre)
- The Aliens (2011, Trafalgar Studios)
- Finer Noble Gases (2012, Theatre Royal Haymarket)
- Antigone (2012, National Theatre)
- A Little Hotel on the Side (2013, Theatre Royal Bath)
- The Greengage Summer (1998, BBC Radio 4)
- Jennings and Darbyshire (2003, BBC Radio 4)
- The Papers of AJ Wentworth (2005, BBC Radio 4)
- Do You Like Banana Comrades? (2011, BBC Radio 4)
Awards and nominations
|2014||BAFTA Awards||Best Actor||In the Flesh||Nominated|
- "Britain's brilliant prodigies". BBC. 2002.
- Krystal Sim (7 March 2013). "In The Flesh star "gutted" to be cut from Harry Potter".
- "Luke Newberry | BBC Sherlock". Sherlockology. 19 February 1990. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
- Lougher, Sharon (22 March 2013). "Meet In The Flesh star Luke Newberry | Metro News". Metro.co.uk. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
- Zai Bennett, Controller, BBC Three. "Media Centre - Filming begins on BBC Three drama In The Flesh". BBC. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
- Richard Vine (13 May 2014). "Bafta TV awards 2014: who should win best actor?". The Guardian.
- "Bristol Old Vic Theatre School - Past Students". Retrieved 30 December 2013.