'The Tomorrow People's' Luke Mitchell never wanted to be an actor

Luke Mitchell appreciates that he has landed roles far more easily than most actors. Mitchell, who plays John Young in The CW's "The Tomorrow People," airing Wednesdays, had planned on becoming a pro tennis player.This wasn't just a kid's dream in the "I want to be a cowboy or astronaut" category. Mitchell played tennis competitively and comes from a very athletic family. His brother, Ben, is a world-ranked tennis player.When Mitchell quit, he haphazardly found acting."I never did drama at school," Mitchell tells Zap2itin his native Australian accent. "I did it for one term, when it was compulsory, and I hated it. Tennis was the main thing in my life, and I was not open to anything else. When I removed tennis from the equation, I didn't know who I was."Mitchell, who describes himself as shy, retains the athlete's determination to push himself out of his comfort zone."I stumbled onto an acting class one day, and...


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