Luke Tittensor

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Luke Tittensor
Luke James Tittensor

(1989-11-03) 3 November 1989 (age 33)
Years active2003–2016; 2022
RelativesElliott Tittensor (twin brother)

Luke James Tittensor[1] (born 3 November 1989) is an English actor best known for his role as Carl Gallagher in Shameless (a role he shared with his twin brother, Elliott Tittensor) and his role as Daz Eden in Emmerdale.


Tittensor and his twin brother, Elliott, appeared in the soap Brookside.[2] In the first series of Channel 4 series Shameless, the Tittensor twins shared the role of Carl Gallagher. Elliott continued playing the role of Carl after Luke left the show.[2][3]

Tittensor took the role of Daz Eden in Emmerdale, first appearing in 2003.[3] He continued to act in Emmerdale until April 2009, when his contract was terminated due to a criminal conviction.[4] In 2010, Tittensor played gay pupil Connor in Waterloo Road.[5] He appeared in an episode of Casualty in January 2011[6] and played the part of Nathan in episode one of the BBC drama series The Body Farm in September 2011.[7]

In 2012, Tittensor played the character of Liam in Holby City.[8] Tittensor appeared in Our World War as Paddy Kennedy in 2014.[9] Also in 2014, he played Hippolyte in the film Madame Bovary.[10] Tittensor starred in an episode of Moving On in March 2014.[11]

Tittensor currently stars as Ser Arryk Cargyll in HBO's House of the Dragon alongside his twin brother who plays the role of Ser Erryk Cargyll.[12]

Personal life

Luke Tittensor is the identical twin brother of Elliott Tittensor.[2]

On 23 March 2009, Tittensor pleaded guilty to a charge of grievous bodily harm against an unnamed 16-year-old in Rochdale on 15 February 2008 that left the victim with a fractured jaw.[13] His Emmerdale contract was terminated in April 2009 due to his conviction, with his last appearance in the show occurring the same month.[4] On 29 April 2009, Tittensor received a nine-month suspended jail sentence for the assault. He was also ordered to complete 200 hours' unpaid work and pay £1,000 compensation to the victim.[14]


  1. ^ "Births England and Wales 1984-2006". Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Shameless star Elliott Tittensor attacked after court appearance". Mirror. 2 November 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Emmerdale actor Luke Tittensor admits brutal assault". Manchester Evening News. 26 March 2009.
  4. ^ a b "Emmerdale star sacked over attack". BBC. 21 April 2009. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  5. ^ McLennan, Patrick. "The Fisher family are feuding | Episode | Waterloo Road". What's on TV. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  6. ^ "BBC One - Casualty, Series 25, A Lion Roars". BBC. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  7. ^ "BBC One - The Body Farm, Episode 1". BBC. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  8. ^ Simon, Jane (13 March 2012). "Eddi's kid brother turns up in Holby City". Mirror.
  9. ^ "BBC Three - Our World War, Pals, The first day of the Somme". BBC. 14 August 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  10. ^ Chang, Justin (1 September 2014). "Telluride Film Review: 'Madame Bovary'".
  11. ^ "BBC One - Moving On, Series 6, The Beneficiary". BBC. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  12. ^ Knight, Lewis (17 October 2022). "Who plays Ser Arryk and Ser Erryk Cargyll in House of the Dragon?". Radio Times.
  13. ^ "Soap actor admits teenager attack". 23 March 2009. Retrieved 24 July 2018 – via
  14. ^ "Former Emmerdale star sentenced". 29 April 2009. Retrieved 24 July 2018 – via

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