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Dominic Purcell

Dominic Purcell

Dominic Purcell

Dominic Purcell is a British-born Australian actor. He is best know for his role as Lincoln Burrows in Fox’s Prison Break. He also appeared as Mick Rory in the CW’s The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.

Early Life of Dominic Purcell

Dominic Purcell‘s full name is Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell. He was born on February 17, 1970, in Wallasey, Cheshire, England. His father is Phil Myrtvedt. And his mother’s name is Mary T. Purcell. His family moved to New South Wales in 1972. Then they moved to Sydney. Dominic studied at Blaxland East Public School. After that, he attended Blaxland High School. Then he finished his study from Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. During that time, Dominic and Hugh Jackman studied together.

Dominic Purcell

Career of Dominic Purcell

Purcell got his first chance to act in a TV series in 1991. After that, he got the chance to star as Bulkington in the famous 1998 movie Moby Dick. Then he got another big break to star in the famous movie Mission: Impossible sequel Mission: Impossible II in 2000 with Tom Cruise. After that, he also worked with Christian Bale and Sean Bean. Then he did the role of Linclon Burrows in the popular thriller TV series Prison Break. His co-stars in this series were Wentworth Miller, Sarah Wayne Callies, Robert Knepper, William Fichtner. Dominic is also continuing his role in the 2017 reboot of the series Prison Break. He and Wentworth Miller also acted together in the superhero TV series The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.

Dominic married Rebecca Williamson in 1998. But they divorced in 2008. After that, he dated 90210 star AnnaLynne McCord since 2011. But they separated in 2014. He has four children.


Name: Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell
Born: February 17, 1970
Birth Place: Wallasey, United Kingdom
Height: 6′ 2″
Nationality: British, Irish, Australian


Spouse: Rebecca Williamson (m. 1998–2008)
Children: Lily-Rose Purcell, Augustus Purcell, Audrey Purcell, Joseph Purcell


  • Home and Away (1991)
  • Moby Dick (1998)
  • First Daughter (1999)
  • Mission: Impossible II (2000)
  • Invincible (2001)
  • Equilibrium (2002)
  • Blade: Trinity (2004)
  • Prison Break (2005)
  • Prison Break: The Road to Freedom (2007)
  • Killer Elite (2011)
  • Ice Soldiers (2013)
  • Breakout (2013)
  • The Flash (2014)
  • Gridlocked (2015)
  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (2016)

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