Newberry in May 2012
19 February 1990 |
Exeter, Devon, England
Newberry was born in Exeter, Devon. He has two older sisters. He attended Exeter College, where he studied filmmaking, fine art, and English literature, and played the lead role in a college production of Hamlet. Aged 18, he attended the prestigious Bristol Old Vic Theatre School to study acting, graduating in 2011.
Newberry was first signed with an agent aged seven. At age 11, he played the role of Colin Craven in the stage version of The Secret Garden, and also appeared in the film The Heart of Me. 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 has acted on stage, playing Haemon in Sophocles' Antigone at the National Theatre. In 2015, Newberry played the lead role of Gabe in Teddy Ferrara at the Donmar Warehouse.
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 series 2 began airing on BBC Three in the same year. Newberry was also nominated for Best Actor at the RTS Awards 2014.
|2000||Thin Ice||Charlie||Television film|
|2002||The Heart of Me||Anthony|
|2008||It's Better Now||Tom|
|2011||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2||Teddy Lupin||Scenes cut|
|2012||All Men's Dead||William|
|2012||8 Minutes Idle||Jonno|
|2012||Anna Karenina||Vasily Lukich|
|2014||Hercules: The Legend Begins||Agamemnon|
|2015||Dusty and Me||Derek Springfield|
|2003–2004||My Dad's the Prime Minister||Lighthouse|
|2012||Sherlock||Young Policeman||Episode: "A Scandal in Belgravia"|
|2013–2014||In the Flesh||Kieren Walker|
|2014||Suspects||Nate Turner||2 episodes|
|2015||From Darkness||DS Anthony Boyce|
|2016||To Walk Invisible||George Smith|
|2017||Death In Paradise||Steve Thomas||2 episodes "Man Overboard"|
|2001||The Secret Garden||RSC|
|2006||God Save The Teen||National Youth Theatre|
|2011||The Aliens||Trafalgar Studios|
|2012||Finer Noble Gases||Theatre Royal Haymarket|
|2013||A Little Hotel on the Side||Theatre Royal Bath|
|2015||Teddy Ferrara||Donmar Warehouse|
|2016||The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures||Hampstead Theatre|
|1998||The Greengage Summer||BBC Radio 4|
|2003||Jennings and Darbyshire||BBC Radio 4|
|2005||The Papers of AJ Wentworth||BBC Radio 4|
|2011||Do You Like Banana Comrades?||BBC Radio 4|
|2015||John Gabriel Borkman||BBC Radio 4|
|2015||"Wherever I Go"||Mark Knopfler|
Awards and Nominations
|2014||BAFTA Awards||Best Actor||In the Flesh||Nominated|
- Lougher, Sharon (22 March 2013). "Meet In The Flesh star Luke Newberry | Metro News". Metro.co.uk. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
- Jimmy Donnellan. "Ones to Watch: Luke Newberry". Cultured Vultures. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
- "Bristol Old Vic Theatre School - Past Students". Retrieved 30 December 2013.
- Krystal Sim (7 March 2013). "In The Flesh star "gutted" to be cut from Harry Potter".
- 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.