Luke Bracey was born in Sydney, Australia and made his acting debut in Aussie soap opera, Home and Away (1988) in 2009, portraying bad-boy "Trey Palmer" into 2010, while also appearing in multiple episodes of Aussie series Dance Academy (2010)). He next co-starred in what was both his first feature film and first American role, in Monte Carlo (2011), opposite Leighton Meester. In 2012 he starred in horror film Amnesia (2012). In 2013, he appeared in G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) as "Cobra Commander" and he was cast in the male lead role of the ABC drama, Westside (2013), alongside Odette Annable and Jennifer Beals.