Luke got his role on Shortland Street through his good friend Lukas Whiting (Finn Connelly), now the pair play on-screen brothers. 

After completing 4 years of full-time study, Luke spent a year acting in short films, before joining the cast of Shorty. 

"I didn't realise how much of a big deal it was until I got here," he says of the show. 

Originally from South Australia, Luke is still settling in to Auckland lifestyle. 

Luke counts himself lucky, getting to do what he loves every day.

"I love working with Lucy Lovegrove and Lukas Whiting. Michael Galvin is pretty funny too!" He descirbes the Shortland Street cast as a tight-knit family.

In his down time, Luke concentrates on learning lines and going to the gym.