Luke Kleintank Bio

(ex-Noah, Y&R)

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BIRTHDATE: May 18
BIRTHPLACE: Cincinnati, OH
STAR SIGN: Taurus
YEARS ON SHOW: 2010-present

A native of Cincinnati, OH, Luke Kleintank and his family moved to Guadalajara, Mexico, when he was 2. He spent his formative years in Maryland, residing there for 12 years.

Kleintank's mother introduced him to acting when he was 5. "She threw me into my first play,Carnival. Made a part for me," he recounts. "That's when I knew I wanted to act." He started doing plays and community theater, and took part in a number of stage productions while in high school.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. As a child, Kleintank spoke fluent Spanish.
  2. He's one of six children and an uncle to four.
  3. Kleintank made his stage debut as a half-man/half-woman character in Carnival.
  4. He was originally hired to play Brian Keller on THE GOOD WIFE, but the role was recast because he looked too much like another actor on the show.
  5. He had to pass two tests, acting and singing, at his Y&R audition.
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Update On Y&R Switch   Apr 4, 2011

The show has just confirmed that Kevin G. Schmidt will reprise the role of Noah Newman, replacing Luke...

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Other Roles

TV roles
PARENTHOOD (Howard, 2011)
GOSSIP GIRL (Elliot, 2010)
GREEK (Rylan, 2010)
MERCY (Josh, 2009)
THE GOOD WIFE (Brian, 2009)
LAW AND ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (Greg, 2009)


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