Luke Zimmerman (born c. 1980) is an American actor with Down's Syndrome who is best known as the role of Tom Bowman, the brother of Grace Bowman, on ABC Family's The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He is also starring as himself in the new movie LIFE.
Luke Zimmerman is currently a student at Performing Arts Studio West. Zimmerman has Down Syndrome, but did't let that discourage him from acting. Luke played Romeo in the play Romeo and Juliet and performed in a 1990 television movie drama Daughter of the Streets, playing Andrew alongside Roxana Zal, Harris Yulin, John Stamos. In 2007, Zimmerman tried out for The Secret Life of the American Teenager, which aired in July 2008. He portrays Tom, a caring character who does not live with his biological parents.