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Luke FordPlays Dolan

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Luke Ford is an Australian actor who made his U.S. debut in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor for Universal Pictures, where he played the dashing archaeologist son and heir apparent of Brendan Fraser's character Rick O'Connell.

His Australia feature credits include an AFI Award-winning role in The Black Balloon, the 2008 Berlin Film Festival Crystal Bear winner starring Toni Collette and directed by Elissa Down, and a lead role in Kokoda, directed by Alister Grierson. In 2009, Luke played a co-lead in Animal Kingdom, which won the World Cinema Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. He also played a lead role in Kriv Stenders's Red Dog, which was nominated for nine 2011 IF Awards, and eight 2012 AACTA Awards, winning for Best Film at the latter.

Luke was next seen in Michael Rymer's feature Face to Face (adapted from renowned David Williamson play), which screened at 2011 Melbourne International Film Festival. He won the 2011 Best Actor award at Le Festival des Antipodes and was nominated for Best Actor (ensemble cast) at the 2011 IF Awards for his role in the film. In late 2012 Luke filmed a lead role in Rolf de Heer's new feature The King Is Dead, and in 2013 he filmed the Australian feature film Charlie's Country, written especially for him by Rolf de Heer, opposite David Gulpilil, before moving on to telemovie Parer's War for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, followed by Shane Abbess's feature film Infini.