Luke Youngblood

Full / Real Name: Luke Brown Youngblood
Born: 18 November 1986 (34 years old)
Gender: Male



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Luke Youngblood is a British actor best known for his role as Ben in The Story of Tracy Beaker and for his role in the Harry Potter film series as Gryffindor student Lee Jordan, whom he portrayed in the first two films.

He also has a starring role as Sid, Galavant's trusty squire who assists the fallen hero, in the fairytale-themed musical-comedy television series Galavant.

Having trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London, Luke went on to secure principal roles in films that include Ladybird Ladybird, directed by Ken Loach.

In addition to his movie career, Luke has also appeared in several theatre productions. He was cast as Nipper in the West End musical Oliver!, directed by the Oscar-winning Sam Mendes and produced by Cameron Mackintosh.

Luke also worked with John Crowley in Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards at the National Theatre before being cast as the lead in the original London cast of The Lion King, directed by the award-winning Julie Taymor.

One of Luke's most popular roles to date was portraying Tracy's best friend, Ben, in CBBC's The Story of Tracy Beaker, which was nominated for Best Children's Drama at the Children's BAFTA's four years in a row. Some of his other televison credits include roles on Glee and Lie to Me.

Luke also recurred on Community as the life and soul of the party, Magnitude, coining the phrase, POP-POP! He was first introduced in Season 2.


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