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Luke Treadaway

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Luke Treadaway
Born (1984-09-10) 10 September 1984 (age 36)
Exeter, Devon, England
Alma materLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
  • Actor
  • Singer
Years active2005–present
Partner(s)Ruta Gedmintas (2011–present)
RelativesHarry Treadaway (twin brother)

Luke Antony Newman Treadaway[1] (born 10 September 1984) is a British actor and singer. He won an Olivier Award for Best Leading Actor for his performance as Christopher in the National Theatre's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in 2013. He has also been nominated for an Evening Standard Theatre Award.

Early life

Born at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in Exeter, Treadaway was brought up in Sandford, Devon. His father is an architect and his mother a primary school teacher; he has two brothers, older brother Sam (an artist)[2] and a slightly younger twin, actor Harry. His first acting role was in the village Christmas pantomime Little Red Riding Hood, that of a daffodil while his father was the Big Bad Wolf.[3] Luke and Harry attended Queen Elizabeth's Community College in Crediton, where he played scrum half in the twice Devon-Cup-winning rugby union team.[4]

Inspired by a love of Eddie Vedder[4] and with support from their secondary school drama teacher, Phil Gasson,[3] the twins formed a band called Lizardsun with Matt Conyngham and Seth Campbell. They also both joined the National Youth Theatre,[3] for whom Luke played Prince Ivan in The Firebird. He was also in the ensemble for a production of Murder in the Cathedral.


While still at drama school he and his twin brother recorded roles in their first feature film, Brothers of the Head, in which they played conjoined twins. Luke played Barry Howe, the band's singer, and his brother Harry played Tom Howe, the guitarist and songwriter. During rehearsals and throughout the shoot Luke and Harry were connected to each other for fifteen hours a day, wearing sewn-together wet suits or a harness. They also slept in one bed to simulate the conjoined nature of their characters. The Treadaways performed all tracks featured in the film themselves live on stage as well as recording nine tracks for the soundtrack album.

After graduating from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2006 he played a series lead in the Innocence Project for BBC television. He also appeared as a 14-year-old Theo in the hard-hitting Channel 4 drama Clapham Junction.

He made his stage debut in Saint Joan at the Royal National Theatre,[5] followed by playing Albert in the original production of War Horse at the same venue.[5] In 2008 he appeared in Piranha Heights, a new play by Philip Ridley, at the Soho Theatre, and in Cradle Me, a new play by Simon Vinnicombe, at the Finborough Theatre. He also played Albert in John Tams' adaptation of War Horse for BBC Radio 2 on 8 November 2008.

In 2009 he appeared in the play Over There at the Royal Court Theatre alongside his twin brother from 25 February to 21 March. He spent November 2009 in Romania filming The Whistleblower with Rachel Weisz, Vanessa Redgrave and Monica Bellucci.[3]

He played Prokopion in the 2010 film Clash of the Titans. He played Lee in Philip Ridley's Heartless, also starring Jim Sturgess and Noel Clarke, released in May 2010. He appeared in Killing Bono, starring Ben Barnes and Pete Postlethwaite. He also had a leading role in the independent Scottish film You Instead, which was filmed at T in the Park 2010.[3]

In 2011 he played the eponymous hero of The History of Titus Groan, a cycle of six BBC Radio 4 dramas based on the books of Mervyn Peake dramatised by Brian Sibley. He also filmed Late Bloomers with William Hurt and Isabella Rossellini. He also starred in Attack the Block, a Film Four production, alongside John Boyega, Nick Frost and Jodie Whittaker.[3] He also directed a music video for girl band Boxettes, whose lead singer Bellatrix comes from Sandford.[3]

In 2012 Treadway starred in Cheerful Weather for the Wedding, the ITV adaptation of the Ruth Rendell thriller Thirteen Steps Down, and the National Theatre's acclaimed adaptation of Mark Haddon's novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.[5] On 28 April 2013 Treadaway won the Laurence Olivier Award for best actor for his performance in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which by winning seven Oliviers equalled Matilda the Musical's record win in 2012.[6]

In April 2018 Luke played the part of Dr Arthur Calgary in a BBC One three-part adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel Ordeal by Innocence.[7]

Personal life

As of March 2013 Luke lived in a flat in North London with his girlfriend Ruta Gedmintas, his actor twin brother Harry and a friend of the twins who played in a band.[4]


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Brothers of the Head Barry Howe
2006–2007 The Innocence Project Adam / Adam Solomons TV series; 8 episodes
2007 Clapham Junction Theo TV film
2007 God's Wounds Mark Short film
2008 Scratch Sol
2008–2009 Mist: Sheepdog Tales Eddie/Piggy Patrick TV series; 10 episodes
2009 Dogging: A Love Story Dan
2009 Viko Viko Short film
2009 Heartless Lee Morgan
2010 For the First Time James Music video
2010 Clash of the Titans Prokopion
2010 Alice White Rabbit Short film
2010 The Whistleblower Jim Higgins
2011 Late Bloomers -
2011 You Instead / Tonight You're Mine Adam
2011 Attack the Block Brewis
2011 Killing Bono Rick
2011 Man in Fear Anthony Fox Short film
2012 Cheerful Weather for the Wedding Joseph Patten
2012 Thirteen Steps Down Mix Cellini TV series; 2 episodes
2012 St George's Day William Bishop
2013 Wasteland (also known as The Rise) Harvey
2013 Get Lucky Lucky
2013 Rubicon Sam
2014 Unbroken Miller
2015 The Rack Pack Alex Higgins Original BBC iPlayer drama
2015 Vicious Young Freddie TV series
2016 Ethel & Ernest Raymond Briggs (voice)
2016 The Hollow Crown King Henry VII miniseries, 1 episode
2016 A Street Cat Named Bob[8] James Bowen Feature film
2015–2018 Fortitude Vincent Rattrey TV series
2017 The Truth[9]
2017 Unspeakable Danny TV film
2018 Ordeal by Innocence[10] Dr Arthur Calgary BBC1 miniseries
2019 Traitors Harry Fenton TV series
2020 The Singapore Grip Matthew Webb TV series


Music videos


  1. ^ Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916-2005.; at
  2. ^ "> Homepage". Sam Treadaway. Retrieved 2 November 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Patrick Brakham (11 May 2011). "Luke Treadaway: Hello aliens, fancy a spliff?". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  4. ^ a b c "Luke Treadaway". Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  5. ^ a b c "Luke Treadaway". Royal National Theatre. Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Curious Incident wins seven". BBC News. 28 April 2013. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  7. ^ Archer, Katie. "Ordeal by Innocence – Who is starring in the Agatha Christie adaptation? Meet the cast and characters". 1 April 2018. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  8. ^ "A Street Car Named Bob movie casts Luke Treadaway as James". Digital Spy.
  9. ^ "Luke Treadaway and Game of Thrones' Indira Varma star in new Channel 4 drama The Truth". Radio Times. 12 June 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  10. ^ "Bill Nighy and Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson lead all-star cast for BBC1's Agatha Christie adaptation Ordeal by Innocence". Radio Times. 5 July 2017. Retrieved 12 July 2017.

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