Thad Luckinbill is best known for playing J.T. Hellstrom on the CBS soap "The Young and the Restless" for 11 years. Born and raised in Enid, Oklahoma, Luckinbill attended the University of Oklahoma, where he majored in business finance. His mother, a singer, taught him to love music and during his childhood, Luckinbill developed an affinity for playing guitar.
Luckinbill has guest-starred on several primetime television shows, including MTV‘s "Undressed," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Providence," "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch," "Nash Bridges," "8 Simple Rules," "Without a Trace," "CSI: NY," "Nip/Tuck," "Ghost Whisperer," "CSI: Miami" and "CSI." His film credits include "Once Fallen," "Home of the Brave," "Sleepover" and "Just Married."
When Luckinbill is not working, he enjoys playing basketball, surfing, boxing and going to the gym. He maintains close ties with his family in Oklahoma, which he credits for keeping him grounded in Hollywood. Luckinbill has a twin brother, Trent, who lives and works in Washington, D.C.