Luke Zimmerman (born c. 1980) is an American actor with Down Syndrome who is best known as the role of Tom Bowman, the adopted older brother of Grace Bowman, on ABC Family's The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Early life: Luke Zimmerman was born with Down Syndrome but wouldn't let that hold him down from doing what he loved to do: perform. Luke played Romeo in the play Romeo and Juliet and performed in the 1990 television movie drama Daughter of the Streets playing Andrew, alongside Roxana Zal, Harris Yulin, and John Stamos. In 2007, Zimmerman tried out for the role of Tom Bowman, Grace Bowman's adopted older brother on The Secret Life of the American Teenager which began airing in July 2008. Personal life: Zimmerman was a student at Performing Arts Studio West.

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