Luther Creek has appeared in two episodes of SVU and one episode of CI. In "Manhunt" he played tattoo artist Elmo Figgs. In "Underbelly" he played Miguel Alvarez, another tattoo artist. In the CI episode "Country Crossover" he played Curtis Gold. He also appeared in the "Indebted" episode of Conviction.
Born in Stamford, Connecticut, Creek is the son of J. Fred Creek, a realtor from New Mexico, and his wife Patricia, originally of Indianapolis. Luther grew up in towns throughout the Midwest and Southwest, as his family moved frequently. He attended high school in Indiana, where he began to perform in community theater. He also performed in rock bands.
Creek's Broadway roles include Roger Davis in Rent (1998, after having played Mark Cohen in the National Tour of Rent beginning in 1996 and then Roger beginning in 1997), Lyle in Footloose (1999) and Bobby Strong in Urinetown (2003). In the early 1990s, Creek understudied the title role in the European premiere of Tommy. Creek also played the role of Claude in the James Rado-directed European 25th anniversary tour (1993) and U.S. national tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Off-Broadway roles have included Peter in A Man of No Importance (2002). His latest role is Woof in the 2010 West End revival of Hair.
Creek has also appeared in films and on television, including guest-starring roles in several episodes of the Law & Order franchise and has done voice work on video games.