Luke Macfarlane's Gay Relationships: Dating History With Renowned Boyfriends
Luke Macfarlane sure does have quite a long relationship history, but it was with one other personality that became the talk of the town once. Let’s find out about him and his dating history as much as we can.
Luke came out as a gay in April 2008 with The Globe and Mail. He simply said,
"I don't know what will happen professionally ... that is the fear, but I guess I can't really be concerned about what will happen because it's my truth.”
From that day onward, Luke Macfarlane is openly gay. Now let's talk about his dating history. He did have many relationships, but it was one particular person that became popular in the media. We will talk about it briefly.
Caption: Luke Mcfarlane and Wentworth Miller in Los Angeles in 2007.
Luke Macfarlane's Dating History:
Luke Macfarlane was in many relationships, with four people to be exact. He was in a relationship with Charlie David, T.R Knight, Chad Silvenski and Wentworth Miller.
1. Charlie David:
Charlie was said to be the first known boyfriend to the media but when they started dating is probably a mystery.
Caption: Charlie David and Luke Macfarlane on a date in the central park(2009).
2. T. R. Knight (2005-2006):
Luke was seen also seen with T.R Knight around 2005 to 2006, but not much information about them has been found.
Caption: Luke Macfarlane with T.R Knight in 2006.
3. Wentworth Miller (2007-2008):
The Prison Break actor Wentworth Miller was the one linked with Luke Macfarlane a little more publicly than the other three men in 2007
According to Perez Hilton, the couples were bound together since 2007 according to it reliable source which said,
"Wentworth and Luke have been secretly dating for almost six months now; they've been very quiet about their relationship, obviously, as Wentworth is not out of the closet."
Following that, the couples were also seen riding in a car together laughing along.
Caption: Luke and Wentworth together in a car after hanging out all day in Los Angeles in 2007.
In an interview with televisionista.blogspot.com in 2007, Wentworth denied that he is gay by saying that he would like a girlfriend and a family. When the Interviewer asked, “There are rumors that you prefer men.” His answer was along the lines of,
"I'm not gay, but that rumor can't be killed. I'd like to have a girlfriend and a family. But I haven't met the right one yet. Until then I'm focusing on my job. I had to wait so long for this chance I savor every second on set even if it means 14 hours of shooting a day."
Despite all his denial, as reported by eonline.com in 2013, he once opened up himself as a gay in a letter to Maria Averbakh, director of the St. Petersburg International Film Festival, also when he was invited to said festival but declined the invitation considering Russia's strict anti-gay laws. Most notably refusing while saying
" As a gay man, I must decline."
Luke and Wentworth have not been seen together these days, Both have severed all contact on social. Also, Luke's relation with Chad has made us think that Luke and Wentworth broke up. Luke Macfarlane did have broken relationships with boyfriends in the past, so this was no shock, to be honest. Let us know what you think on this.
4. Chad Slivinski (2008):
At last in March 2008, Luke was seen with semi-professional Wrestler-cum-actor Chad Slivenski also known as Chad Austin with whom no pictures are available. This was only assumed to be a relationship and was not confirmed. However, no information about it has been found.
Luke Macfarlane on coming out as gay
In an interview with Julliard.edu in 2008, Luke talked about his experience in coming out as gay and how it influenced his career, life as well as the various factors that affected his action.
When questioned with how he thought his decision to come out of the closet would affect him personally he replied with
I don’t know what will happen professionally … but I guess I can’t really be concerned about what will happen, because it’s my truth
When asked with how the media handled his coming out as well as its effect on his career, he had quite a lot to say
I feel strongly that there is a distinction between revealing my sexual preference and my most private thoughts. My sexual preference is one irrefutable aspect of me, like the color of my skin. I’ve never been interested in revealing intimate details about my life. The concern with engaging with the media has to do with trying to make sure they will understand this difference.
He also went on to talk about how his then-role of Scotty(who is homosexual as well) in the TV show 'Brothers and Sisters' definitely influenced him and furthermore gave him the strength to accept who he was as he was essentially projecting himself on Scotty everytime he was acting as him.
Caption: The Fictional Gay couple of Luke Macfarlane and Matthew Rhys as Scotty and Kevin respectively, on Brothers and Sisters
Luke Macfarlane's Short Bio:
Luke Macfarlane is a Canadian actor and musician born on January 19, 1980, in Canada. Luke studied at the Juilliard in New York City and graduated in 2003 in the drama division.
In one of his play titled “Where Do We Live” where he played the lead role was cited by the 2005 GLAAD Media Awards for Outstanding New York Theatre?
Currently, Luke is portraying the role of Charlie Hopkins in a series drama called ‘Mercy Street.’
However, he is widely known for his role in Brothers and Sisters as Scotty Wandell, a gay chef with relationship issues. Luke's role as Scotty played a huge role in how Gay couples were portrayed as in both American and Canadian Media as well as in real life. His role played a gateway for various gay couple based shows, most noticeably Mitchell and Cameron's gay couple in popular ABC comedy series Modern Family.
Currently, Luke Macfarlane is working on Killjoys (2015-2017) a comedy action tv show alongside Aaron Ashmore as well The Night Shift (2014-2016). He also has some projects in post-production. One is The Mistletoe Promise in which he will play a role as Nicholas Derr which will air late this year and another in Rock Paper Dead in which he can be seen as Peter Harris and is due for 2017. He is currently playing the role of Chaplain Hopkins on Mercy Street and was casted for the TV-movie 'The Birthday wish'
The third season of Killjoys was announced in September 2016 and is set to preview in 2017, and we can't wait to see the fabulous Luke Macfarlane in it.