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Luke Coffee Biography
Luke Coffee is an actor, a Dallas man with experience in television acting, post-production work and film production, he has been identified and charged by the FBI as the highly photographed assailant on crutches in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.
According to the RockHouse biography, Coffee also directed a documentary titled Old Man Football, and co-wrote, produced and directed the television pilot Cubicle Cowboy.
An autobiographical documentary he wrote and directed, titled Texas Angel, is in pre-production. A trailer on YouTube features Coffee describing the real-life incident, in which he and a friend were hit by a drunk driver, and its impact on his Christian faith.
Luke Coffee Age
Luke Coffee is 41 years old.
As an aspiring actor in Los Angeles in the early 2000s, Coffee had small roles on television series such as Las Vegas and Chase and, after returning to Texas in 2010, Friday Night Lights. Also during that period, he was a post-production assistant or post-production coordinator at Everwood and Las Vegas.
Upon returning to his hometown of Dallas, Coffee, 41, worked in various production and post-production capacities, including commercials, music videos, industrials, and web content. He established a full-service production house under the RockHouse Films of Dallas umbrella, according to a now-deleted biography on the RockHouse Films website.
Coffee’s highest-profile production credit was as a co-producer on the 2011 film Language of a Broken Heart, a romantic comedy directed by RockHouse Films director Rocky Powell. The comedy was screened at various film festivals before a 10-city theatrical run.
Luke Coffee Charges include assault with a dangerous weapon
Luke Coffee, a Dallas man with experience in television acting, post-production work, and film production, has been identified and charged by the FBI as the heavily photographed assailant on crutches in the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill.
In court documents released Thursday, Coffee was charged with six criminal charges, including assault on a federal law enforcement officer with a dangerous weapon, interference with a law enforcement officer, obstruction of official procedure, trespassing. restricted grounds and disorderly conduct. at Capitol Grounds.
Coffee, co-producer of the 2011 film Language of a Broken Heart, surrendered to authorities in Dallas on Thursday.
The criminal complaint says Coffee, wearing a brown hat, camouflage jacket, and blue bandana, retrieved a crutch from the outside stairs and used it to make his way to the US Capitol, ascended the front steps. from Lower Terrace and got involved. in an altercation with police officers. Various videos, according to the FBI report, show Coffee “holding the crutch in a more aggressive manner and position towards police officers” and using it “as a blunt weapon by placing the crutch directly toward the upper chest / area of The officer’s head. During this same body camera footage from the [Metropolitan Police Department], it appears that … two MPD officers are required to hold the Café. ”
According to the court file, FBI agents tipped off Coffee’s identity (by, among others, a college classmate), interviewed the Dallas man on January 13, at which point Coffee admitted to holding the crutch on his head but insisted that he “did not participate in any kind of physical confrontation with police while on Capitol Hill.” Coffee, the complaint says, said he arrived in Washington, DC the night of January 5 after leaving Dallas in a truck the day before. Coffee “couldn’t remember where he resided while in Washington, DC,” the complaint says.
Coffee was expected to appear in court today.
According to the Dallas Central Track news site, which has chronicled the various Texans suspected of participating in the January 6 riot, Coffee posted a photo on Facebook of himself on Capitol Hill that day with the caption “¡¡¡¡ Historic day for “Merica !! Central Track also cites a since deleted Facebook video in which Coffee allegedly said, “Those cops that I fought, uh, that I was pushing against, I grabbed a crutch. And I went in and pushed against the line. I pushed everything against. the line and it was like trying to push them back, and God gave me some supernatural energy, and they sprayed my eyes.… I was ready to die last night. We thought we were, we were totally gassed. And I literally thought I was