Born: September 29, 1968
Birthplace: Lewisham, London, England
Luke Damon Goss (born 29 September 1968) is an English actor and former drummer in late 1980s band Bros. He has appeared in numerous films including Blade II (2002) as Jared Nomak, One Night with the King (2006) as King Xerxes, Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) as Prince Nuada, Tekken (2010) as Steve Fox and Interview with a Hitman (2012) as Viktor.
Luke Goss, along with twin brother Matt Goss, started his career with the 1980s boy band Bros. In total he has charted with thirteen hit singles in the UK.
When Bros broke up in the early 1990s, Goss worked with the Band of Thieves. His autobiography, "I Owe You Nothing," was a top 10 best seller book and went on to have three subsequent printings. He also began to appear in stage musicals including Grease and What a Feeling, and has turned to acting in films full-time, with his first most notable role being the villain Jared Nomak in Blade II. He also appeared as The Creature in the Hallmark Channel's Frankenstein. Goss can be seen in the 2004 crime drama, Charlie in which he plays real-life gangster Charlie Richardson. Again, in the 2005 comedy, The Man he stars as another villain, Joey/Kane.
He has since had roles in One Night with the King, as King Xerxes. He appeared in Bone Dry, as Eddie and in the thriller Unearthed, as Kale. Goss received a CAMIE (Character and Morality in Entertainment) Award for his work in One Night with the King on 12 May 2007 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. Both One Night with the King and Bone Dry were viewed at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. Bone Dry premiered in Los Angeles on 9 January 2008.
In the autumn of 2008, Goss returned from filming Hellboy II: The Golden Army in Budapest, Hungary, in which he plays Prince Nuada. The sequel was released in North America on 11 July 2008.
In February 2008 he signed to play the role of Steve Fox in Tekken, which was filmed in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was seen in a commercial for the new Cadillac Escalade Hybrid. In January 2010, Goss won the role as Frankenstein in Death Race 2 under the direction from Roel Reiné, which began shooting on location in Eastern Europe in February 2010. Goss also played the lead role in Syfy's dark tale television film Witchville. In May 2010, he won the Ultimate Badass Award at the PollyGrind Film Festival for his role in the zombie-vampire film The Dead Undead.
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Since 1994, he has been married to backing singer Shirley Lewis (who has worked with singers Elton John, George Michael, Luther Vandross, and many others), and has one stepdaughter, Carli. In January 2007, he and wife Shirley moved permanently to Los Angeles, but still maintain a residence in London.
|2000||The Stretch||Warwick Locke|
|Two Days, Nine Lives||Saul|
|2002||Blade II||Jared Nomak|
|2004||Frankenstein||The Creature||TV miniseries|
|Silver Hawk||Alexander Wolfe|
|2005||The Man||Joey Kane|
|Cold & Dark||John Dark|
|2006||One Night with the King||King Xerxes|
|Something in the Clearing||Randy|
|Mercenary for Justice||John Dresham|
|2008||Hellboy II: The Golden Army||Prince Nuada|
|Deep Winter||Stephen Weaks|
|2009||Fringe||Lloyd Parr/Shapeshifter||TV series|
|Annihilation Earth||David||Television film|
|2010||Witchville||Malachy||Made for television film|
|Tekken||Steve Fox||Martial arts film|
|The Dead Undead||Jack|
|El Dorado||Col. Sam Grissom|
|2011||Death Race 2||Carl "Luke" Lucas / Frankenstein||Straight-to-video film|
|Blood Out||Michael Savion|
|2012||Interview with a Hitman||Viktor|
|2013||Death Race 3: Inferno||Carl "Luke" Lucas/Frankenstein||Straight-to-video film|
|Red Widow||Luther||TV series|
|2014||Dead Drop||Michael Shaughnessy||Straight-to-video film|
|2015||War Pigs||Captain Jack Wosick|
|2016||Killing Salazar||DEA Agent Tom Jensen|