Very little is known about Theophilus as he is only mentioned in the bible twice, once in Luke and once in Acts. Theophilus is refered to as "most excellent Theophilus" [Luke 1:3] implying that he was a Roman official as this was a Roman title . The name "Theophilus" means "Friend of God"  and was a common name.
- Luke 1:3 - With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,
- Acts 1:1 - In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach