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Charlie Gillespie
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Born (1998-08-26) August 26, 1998 (age 25)
Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 2014–present

Charles Gillespie (born August 26, 1998) is a Canadian actor and singer, known for his role of Luke Patterson in the Netflix series Julie and the Phantoms. He previously acted in shows and films including Charmed, Degrassi: Next Class, The Rest of Us, and Runt.

Early life

Charles Jeffrey Gillespie was born on August 26, 1998, in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada. He has three older brothers and a younger sister.

Gillespie began playing music at a young age, as his mother encouraged him and his siblings to take music lessons. He is able to play guitar, bass, trombone, tuba, piano, violin, and saxophone.


In 2014, Gillespie made his film debut in Le gang des hors-la-loi. His film and television appearances include Charmed, Degrassi: Next Class, The Rest of Us, and Runt.

In 2019, Gillespie was cast in the role of Luke Patterson in the Netflix musical series Julie and the Phantoms, which premiered in 2020. He stars alongside Jeremy Shada, Owen Joyner, and Madison Reyes. With Reyes, he wrote and performed the song "Perfect Harmony".


Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Outlaw League (La gang des hors-la-loi) Tiger Film
2015 Galala Localhost TV Host
2017 Degrassi: Next Class Oliver Recurring role (season 4); 2 episodes
2017 The Next Step Marcus Episode: "Oh Brother! Why Art Thou Here?"
2018 2nd Generation Brody Johnson 6 episodes
2018 Speed Kills Andrew Aronoff Film
2018 Charmed Brian 2 episodes
2019 Consequénces Pierre-François Létourneau-Robichaud 6 episodes
2019 I Am the Night Surfer Hank Episode: "Pilot"
2019 The Rest of Us Nathan Film
2020 Runt D-Rat Ronnie Film
2020 Julie and the Phantoms Luke Patterson Main role
2021 Love You Anyway Lucas Parker Film
2022 The Class Jason Film
2023 Suze Gage Film
2023 Totally Killer Teen Blake Hughes Film
2023 Deltopia Jack Post-production



Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK Soundtracks
Australian Albums
NZ Albums
Julie and the Phantoms: Music from the Netflix Original Series
  • Released: September 10, 2020
  • Label: Maisie Music Publishing
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
4 163 13 35 36

Awards and nominations

Year Association Category Nominated Work Result
2017 Joey Awards Best Leading Actor 2nd Generation Nominated
Best Ensemble (with cast) Nominated
2023 2023 Calgary International Film Festival Special Jury Citation for Performance, Best Canadian Narrative Film Competition Suze Won

See also

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