Born in London, Ontario, Luke MacFarlane was interested in the arts from a young age. He attended the Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts, before moving to New York City to study drama at Juilliard. 2004 was a breakout year for MacFarlane: he made his film debut alongside Liam Neeson and Laura Linney in Bill Condon's biopic "Kinsey" (2004), as well as his TV debut in Robert Altman's political satire "Tanner on Tanner" (Sundance Channel, 2004). MacFarlane continued to find success on the small screen, including recurring roles on the drama "Brothers & Sisters" (ABC, 2006-2011), Canadian sitcom "Satisfaction" (CTV, 2013), medical dramas "The Night Shift" (NBC, 2014-17) and "Mercy Street" (PBS, 2016-17), and sci-fi adventure series "Killjoys" (Syfy, 2015-). MacFarlane also starred in a number of Hallmark Channel made for TV movies, including "Christmas Land" (2015), "The Mistletoe Promise" (2016), and "A Birthday Wish" (2017).