Thad Luckinbill

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Thad Luckinbill
BornThaddeus Rowe Luckinbill
(1975-04-24) April 24, 1975 (age 37)
Enid, Oklahoma, U.S.
Years active1999-present
SpouseAmelia Heinle
(m. 2007-) 2 children
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Thad Luckinbill
BornThaddeus Rowe Luckinbill
(1975-04-24) April 24, 1975 (age 37)
Enid, Oklahoma, U.S.
Years active1999-present
SpouseAmelia Heinle
(m. 2007-) 2 children

Thaddeus Rowe "Thad" Luckinbill (born April 24, 1975) is an American actor best known for playing J.T. Hellstrom on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless for 11 years (November 1999-November 2010). Luckinbill's wife and co-star, Amelia Heinle, announced on September 24, 2010, that Luckinbill would not be renewing his contract because he wanted to pursue other acting roles.


Personal life

Thad Luckinbill has an identical twin brother, Trent, who is 12 minutes younger. Trent Luckinbill is a lawyer who lives in Washington, D.C.[1] In the final episode of the television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent, "To the Boy in the Blue Knit Cap", Trent briefly appeared as the identical twin murder victim/corpse lying beside the murder victim/corpse of the character played by Thad.

Luckinbill married Young and the Restless co-star Amelia Heinle in March 2007 while their characters were also married on the show. He is stepfather to Amelia's son, August Weatherly, and the couple welcomed their first child together, a son, Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill, Jr. on November 2, 2007.[2][3] They welcomed their second child, daughter Georgia March Luckinbill, on December 17, 2009.

Luckinbill enjoys playing volleyball, surfing, boxing and going to the gym.[1] He occasionally plays for the Hollywood Knights basketball team.[4] He majored in business finance at the University of Oklahoma.[1]

Acting career


In addition to his role as J.T. Hellstrom on The Young and the Restless, Thad Luckinbill has guest-starred on several primetime television shows, including Undressed, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Providence, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Nash Bridges, 8 Simple Rules, Without a Trace, CSI: NY, Nip/Tuck, Ghost Whisperer, CSI: Miami and CSI. He recently booked a role on the CW show Nikita as Nathan, which will reunite Thad with his former Y&R co-star Lyndsy Fonseca for the first time in five years.

In 2001, Luckinbill was also featured in an episode of the MTV documentary series True Life and appeared in Madonna's "Don't Tell Me" video as the cowboy who was thrown from his horse at the end of the song.[5]


1999-2010The Young and the RestlessJ.T. Hellstrom
2000Task Force 2001Gary
2001Boys to MenFaux Boy Band ModelSegment, "Crush"
Sabrina, the Teenage WitchSean HextonEpisode "Witchright Hall"
Nash BridgesYoung Bobby BridgesEpisode "Quack Fever"
2002Generation Gap
The DivisionJosh Costa
ProvidenceJack FinchEpisode "The Whole Truth"
JAGPO1 MoritzEpisode "In Thin Air"
Buffy the Vampire SlayerR.J. BrooksEpisode "Him"
2002–20038 Simple RulesDonny Doyle
2003Just MarriedWillie McNerney
20055 Stages of GriefManuel
Bobby CannonDallas
2006Nip/TuckMitchell SkinnerEpisode "Blu Mondae"
Home of the BraveSoldier #1
The Shadow EffectSteve Sexly
2006-2010CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationMichael Wilson / Timothy Johnson
2007Grampa's CabinOlder Jake (voice)
Protect and ServeTim Cook
2008The Essence of DeppJB
Without a TraceTim CollierEpisode "Article 32"
2009Ghost WhispererDr. Troy Holdon / Grant HarperEpisode "Stage Fright"
CSI: NYConnor DunbrookEpisodes "Pay Up" & "The Past, Present and Murder"
2010CSI:MiamiDominic CrossEpisode "Miami, We Have a Problem"
Once FallenAugust - Age 21
2011NikitaNathan Colville6 episodes
Law & Order: Criminal IntentParker Gaffney/Thomas GaffneyEpisode "To the Boy in the Blue Knit Cap"
Keeping Up with the RandallsWill Randall
2012Grey's AnatomyKevin BanksEpisode: "Moment of Truth"


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