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Luke Pasqualino

Luke Pasqualino
Born Luca Giuseppe Pasqualino
(1989-02-19) 19 February 1989
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008–present

Luca Giuseppe "Luke" Pasqualino (born 19 February 1989) is an English actor, known for his portrayal of Freddie McClair in the television series Skins and d'Artagnan in the television series The Musketeers.

Contents

  • Early life 1
  • Career 2
  • Filmography 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early life

Pasqualino was born in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, to parents of Italian descent, from Sicily and Naples.[1][2] He attended Walton Community School, in Walton, Peterborough, and the drama classes held by Martin Tempest at Stamford Art Centre. He originally auditioned for the part of Tony Stonem in Series 1 of Skins but British actor Nicholas Hoult got the part. Before appearing in Skins he performed numerous plays and had done some modelling. Pasqualino also worked in his father's salon, Image International.

Career

In 2009 Pasqualino made his acting debut as the protagonist in the low-budget film Stingers Rule! about a local football team going against property developers who plan to destroy their beloved football ground.[3] Pasqualino has guest starred on Casualty and Miranda. In 2008 Pasqualino became one of the new series regulars in the third season of the E4 teenage drama television series Skins, which replaces its primary cast members every two seasons. Pasqualino portrayed Freddie McClair, a laid-back weed-smoking college pupil.[4] As season four neared its conclusion, his character was killed off and the remainder of the regulars were replaced, as usual.[5]

In February 2010 Pasqualino was cast in the

External links

  • http://www.new-magazine.co.uk/favouritethings/view/8372/Luke-Pasqualino/
  1. ^ Ok Magazine: Luke Pasqualino
  2. ^ Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1984-2006, Listed Birth Name as Luca Giuseppe Pasqualino, Year of birth listed as 1990, Place of registration Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
  3. ^ Stingers Rule! (2009) - IMDb
  4. ^ "Freddie McClair (Character)". IMDb. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  5. ^ Bergen, Julia (2009-07-20). "Complete Skins cast axed again - News". TV.com. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  6. ^ Two More Catch a Glimpse of Dark Castle's 'Apparition'
  7. ^ "The Apparition Starts Filming". Movies.about.com. 2010-02-26. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  8. ^ "The Borgias – Casting Announcements «". Jeremyirons.net. 2010-09-23. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  9. ^ "'"EXCLUSIVE: 'Battlestar's' Jamie Bamber Nabs TNT Role, 'Caprica' Vet Invades 'Alphas' & Intel on 'Blood and Chrome. Aoltv.com. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  10. ^ Moore, Trent (5 November 2012). "Blood and Chrome to debut as web series 9 November". Blastr. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  11. ^ "The First Two Episodes of Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome". TV News. Comingsoon.net. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  12. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1706620/
  13. ^ "The New 'Snowpiercer' Trailer Begs the Question: When Will American Audiences Get to See This Movie?" by Kelly Woo. moviefone.com, 8 January 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2014.

References

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Stingers Rule! Anthony
2009 Casualty Dans 2 episodes
2009, 2013 Miranda Jason 2 episodes
2009–10 Skins Freddie McClair Main (series 3 and 4)
2011–12 The Borgias Paolo 7 episodes
2012 Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome William "Husker" Adama
2012 Love Bite Kev
2012 The Apparition Greg
2013 Snowpiercer Grey
2014 Inside No. 9 Lee Episode 1, "Sardines"
2014– The Musketeers d'Artagnan Main; second series confirmed

Filmography

Pasqualino also appears in the ensemble thriller Snowpiercer, which examines a train full of travelers struggling to coexist in a world covered by ice and snow. Starring Octavia Spencer and Chris Evans,[12] the film was released around the world in 2013, but, due to a dispute between the director and the film's American distributors, has yet to be released in the United States.[13]

In October 2011, Pasqualino won the starring role in the Syfy television pilot Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome,[9] a prequel to the reimagined Battlestar Galactica series. Pasqualino portrayed the younger self of William "Husker" Adama in the prequel, which was first distributed as a ten-episode online series on Machinima.com starting 9 November 2012, and then aired in early 2013 as a televised film on Syfy.[10][11] Later in 2013 Pasqualino also played in a French television series, Jo.

. Love Bite in the romantic werewolf comedy film Jessica Szohr In July 2012 Pasqualino starred alongside [8]

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