Austin Smith as Luke in Kindred | FX

Austin Smith


"Luke," portrayed by Austin Smith, is an enslaved foreman on the Weylin plantation. Though his elevated position affords him a level of some authority, the single father of son Nigel, is not spared personal loss or Tom Weylin’s unpredictable intentions.

Career Highlights

Austin Smith has appeared on HBO's Random Acts of Flyness, Netflix’s Russian Doll, and NBC’s New Amsterdam. He was an original Broadway cast member of Hamilton and starred in the world premiere of Martyna Majok's Sanctuary City at New York Theatre Workshop.

David Alexander Kaplan

as Rufus Weylin

Desperate for companionship, and at times life-saving help, he extends a long reach to find it.