Who is Lucas Neff?
Lucas Neff is an American actor who was born on November 7, 1985, in Chicago, Illinois. Lucas is most well known for playing the lead role in Fox’s sitcom Raising Hope, where he plays James “Jimmy” Chance, the lead protagonist. The show aired for 88 episodes in total, where appeared of them, show ran from 2010 to 2014. In recent years Neff has become even more popular after also starring in CBS’s sitcom Carol’s Second Act, where he portrays Caleb and is also one of the main cast members. The show has seen 18 episodes released to this date and is on hiatus.
Personal life of Lucas
He was born in the Andersonville area of Chicago, Illinois, and has spent his life choosing to remain there. Luca’s mother is called Meade Palidofsky. She is the founder of Storycatchers Theater. His father is called Alan, and he is a novelist and a lawyer. Lucas took the 23andMe genome DNA test, which showed he has his genetic roots of Irish and Jewish descent. Lucas has successfully graduated from Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in 2004, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts at the University of Illinois in 2008, in Chicago. His acting career suddenly began when he was mistakenly assigned to the department of performing arts at UIC. After his college years, Lucas took acting classes at the reputable Steppenwolf Theatre Company, based in Chicago. Speaking of other family members, he also has a younger brother who lives in Los Angeles, California. He has said his childhood was that of a happy and fulfilled child, and he has found an extraordinary collection of fond memories.
Lucas Neff’s love life has seen its ups and downs.
He married the Australian actress Caitlin Jean Stasey (She has appeared in such roles as Francesca Thomas in “The Sleepover Club,” Rachel Kinski in “Neighbours,” and her breakout role came when she co-starred in the 2010s movie Tomorrow.), they met while filming on the set of the movie When the War Began and subsequently got married in 2016. Although their relationships started out well, unfortunately, due to both of them being actors, it impacted the time they could spend together, which ultimately led to the couples split in late 2020. They still seem to be friends, though and have stated they would like to keep it that way.
Lucas also maintains his connections with the theater. He’s been known to write plays, such as writing The Last Duck, performed at the Jackalope Theatre in Chicago as the final play (2011-2012 season). It was even nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award in the category of Best New Work.
Lucas’s latest appearance acting-wise is Monsters at Work which is an American computer-animated television series from Disney set to be released later this year.
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