Arnold in 2017
31 May 1984
Arnold was born in Adelaide, South Australia and went to primary school there until his family moved to Sydney. He moved to Queensland for his last two years of high school at Sunshine Beach High School on the Sunshine Coast. At the age of 18, he worked as an assistant swordmaster on the 2003 film Peter Pan. He graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2006, and made his film debut as the lead in Broken Hill in 2009.
On stage he appeared in Tim Conigrave's Like Stars in My Hands at La Mama Courthouse, Melbourne in 2008. He appeared in television guest roles in City Homicide, McLeod's Daughters, and a recurring role in Winners & Losers.
In 2014, he appeared in two major television roles: playing INXS singer Michael Hutchence in INXS: Never Tear Us Apart, and as the pirate John Silver in the Starz drama series Black Sails. In 2017 he appeared in all six episodes of the second season of Australian paranormal drama Glitch. In 2018 he co-starred in the movie Half Magic as Freedom.
|2013||Murder in the Dark||Kevin|
|How to Be a Man||Production Assistant|
|2011||Dealing with Destiny||Blake|
|The Tunnel||Jim 'Tangles' Williams|
|2010||Letters to Sally||Tim/Damian||Short film|
|2009||Broken Hill||Tommy McAlpine|
|2006||One Perfect Day||Video short|
|2017||Glitch||Owen Nilsson||6 episodes|
|2014-2017||Black Sails||John Silver||38 episodes|
|2014||INXS: Never Tear Us Apart||Michael Hutchence||2 episodes|
|2012||Winners & Losers||Lachie Clarke||6 episodes|
|Lowdown||Leon||Season 2, Episode 3|
|Event Zero||Tully||Season 1, Episode 3|
|2011||Twentysomething||Backpacker #1||Season 1, Episode 2|
|City Homicide||Drew Preston||Season 5, Episode 4|
|Panic at Rock Island||Tyson||TV Movie|
|2010||The Pacific||Augie||Season 1, Episode 4|
|2009||Rush||Constable Elliot Ryan||2 episodes|
|Rescue Special Ops||Rick Jones||2 episodes|
|2008||The Elephant Princess||Jago||4 episodes|
|The Strip||Muz||Season 1, Episode 7|
|2007||McLeod's Daughters||Rhys Plaidy||Season 7, Episode 26|
- "Woo! Thank you everyone for the birthday wishes. I did my best to dance like a rock star and drink like a pirate. Love to you all!". Twitter. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
- Debelle, Penelope (22 February 2014). "INXS miniseries star and Adelaide actor Luke Arnold uses rising fame to help kids". The Advertiser. Retrieved 9 September 2014.
- Brown, Emma: Discovery: Luke Arnold, Interview, January 2014.
- The actors playing INXS band members in Never Tear Us Apart speak about their roles, The Daily Telegraph, 10 February 2014.
- Knox, David: Luke Arnold a new sensation, TV Tonight, 2 February 2014.
- "Luke Arnold to play Michael Hutchence in TV series about INXS". News.com.au. 4 April 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
- "'Glitch' Season 2 News: Episode Titles And New Cast Members Announced". The Inquisitr. 24 January 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
- "Save the Children Ambassadors". Save the Children Australia.