- Дата на раждане: 21.09.1971 г.
- Възраст: 45 години
- Място на раждане: Далас, Тексас, САЩ
- Националност: САЩ
- Ръст: 183 см
- Тегло: 84 кг
- Оригинално име: Люк Уилсън Кънингам
- Original name: Luke Cunningham Wilson
Ronald and older brother Owen Wilson co-wrote and co-звезда in the 1992 short «Bottle Rocket», a 13-minute film about two Texans with too much time on their hands. The short played the festival circuit and was championed by screenwriter L M ‘Комплект’ Carson who brought it to the attention of Polly Platt and James L Брукс. Four years later, an expanded feature version with the same title, focusing on a pair of drifters who get drawn into a life of crime, opened to mostly positive reviews and established the authorities of the Wilson brothers and the film’s director Wes Anderson.
Luke was more interested in sports (he attended and ran a track
t prestigious St mark’s School of Texas where he holds top five all time records in the 400м и 800м) until he took a college course that sparked his interest in acting. After working with his brother and Anderson, he went on to play Калиста Flockhart’s co-worker with romantic designs in «Telling Lies in America» and made a cameo appearance in the film-within the film of «Писък 2» (и двете 1997). Wilson filmed back-to-back romantic films opposite Дрю Баримор, «Best Men», about a group of friends who pull off a heist on their way to a wedding, and «Home Fries» (и двете 1998), about two brothers interested in the same woman for very different reasons. (Off-screen, the actor won the girl; he Баримор and became a couple, but parted ways in 1998.) Wilson remained in demand, playing the doctor beau of a schoolteacher in «Ръшмор» (also 1998), режисьор i / by Anderson and co-written by brother Owen.
Luke continued primarily to work in Independent films like Dog Park, Bongwater and Committed, but has been gradually landing roles in a higher profile pictures — most notably Blue Streak, in which he plays straight man to маниакална comedian Martin Lawrence and Legally Blonde where he plays a love of interest Reese Уидърспун. Other notable include performances a guest норма on the extremely popular The X-Files as Aleksandar Hartwell, in a fan favorite епизод titled Bad Blood.
Luke can be seen in the upcoming film The Royal Tenenbaums (release date December 14) which was again co-written by his brother Owen and Wes Anderson. He also has signed to star in the Dreamworks Old School production as Mitch, a man in his mid 30’s trying to relive his glory days of college.
Rumors that are he is currently dating the talented actress Гуинет Полтроу, but the two have yet to make an official announcement of their relationship, nor have they made any official public appearances together. We ‘ ll have to wait and see!