- 1. Career
Luke Paul Anthony Newton is an English actor. He is known for playing Colin, the third Bridgerton child, in the Netflix series Bridgerton (2020–present). He also had roles in the BBC Two drama The Cut (2009) and the Disney Channel series The Lodge (2016–2017).
In 2010, Newton made his television debut in the BBC Two teen series The Cut as Luke Attwood, appearing in 11 episodes. Newton made his professional stage debut as an Elder Price understudy in the West End run of The Book of Mormon in 2013. The following year, he appeared in two episodes of the BBC soap opera Doctors as Sam Hern.
From 2016 to 2017, Newton starred in the Disney Channel series The Lodge as Ben Evans. While appearing on the series, he was also featured on the two accompanying soundtrack albums. In 2018, he starred in the Syfy television film Lake Placid: Legacy as Billy.
In 2020, Newton began playing Colin, the third eldest Bridgerton son, in the Shondaland-produced Netflix period drama Bridgerton. A supporting character in the first two seasons, it was announced in May 2022 that he and Nicola Coughlan would lead the third season, a change from Julia Quinn's Regency romance book series in which their characters lead the fourth novel Romancing Mr. Bridgerton.
Newton will return to the stage opposite Amber Anderson in the 2023 revival of The Shape of Things at the Park Theatre.