Derek Luke

Flim Star
United States

Derek Luke Bio

Who is Derek Luke

This American actor got known for his debut big screen hit "Antwone Fisher" as the lead role. He is also known for his remarkable role in "Friday Night Light" and "Notorious", is the person who changed his destiny by hardworking.

Early Life (Childhood)

Born to Majorie Dixon and Maurica Lukeon on 24th April, 1974, in Jersey City, New Jersey. After his parents got divorced, he along with his two brothers were grown up in hardship environment. Went to Henry Sender High School, Jersey State College.

Interesting Facts

He struggled a lot before got break for the movie for which, he also experienced some odd jobs like: selling perfumes, ushering at TV studio, etc, also took acting class at night time so that he can utilized his day time.

Personal Life

He has two brothers: Jr. Maurica Luke and Daniel Luke. He and actress Sophia were married in 1998 and till are as good "old married couple". He called his wife to honor the award he won the "Independent Spirit Award" for "Antwone Fisher".


He was praised with 12 nomination and 7 awards for his stunning performance. Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor, a Black Reel Award for Best Actor ,a BET Award for Favorite Actor, hollywood breakthrough awards,Satellite Award,etc,


There are no such rumors about him, seem he maintains clear image in media.