Lukas Hassel is a multiple award-winning actor, writer, and director. He’s a graduate of the Samuel Beckett Theatre School of Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Born and raised in Denmark, he’s now an American citizen.
As an actor, he has appeared in several TV shows, such as Blue Bloods (CBS), Limitless (CBS), The Blacklist (NBC), Elementary (NBC), as well as feature films, such as “The Black Room”,“Art of the Dead” and “In Montauk.”
As a writer, Lukas was the winner of the CineStory Fellowship and has placed in the semifinals of the Nicholl’s Fellowship Competition three times. His LBGT feature length screenplay “The Mechanic” has been optioned by director/producer Charlie Stratton. His horror screenplay “Silhouette” is under option agreement with Emergence Pictures. His TV Pilot “Galápagos” won the Shore Fund Script Competition.
As a director, Lukas took his sci-fi script “Into the Dark” and created a
successful short film, which went on to screen in over 70 film festivals
worldwide. In 2017, he directed his second short film, “The Son, the Father…,” which world premiered at the Chinese Theater Cinema in Los Angeles as part of the HollyShorts Film Festival.
Lukas lives in Chelsea, New York City.