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Luke Kirby Biography

Birth Name:
Luke Farrell Kirby
Birth Place:
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Fast Facts

  • Narrated the 2000 documentary Give Me Your Soul
  • , about the porn industry
  • His role as Rob Gruen in the 2003 feature film Shattered Glass was specifically written for him
  • For his role as a rickshaw driver by day and artist at night in 2012's Take This Waltz, he learned to pull a rickshaw and studied with portraitist Balint Zsako
  • Spent 15 hours in a pool to shoot an underwater sequence for Take This Waltz
  • Has taken classes in woodworking and painting watercolors


  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated


  • Paul Kirby -- Father
  • Ruth Kirby -- Mother