Dominic Purcell stars in Rod Lurie's 2011 remake of "Straw Dogs," opposite James Marsden and Kate Bosworth, as Jeremy Niles, and "Killer Elite," alongside Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro, as Davies.

Dominic Purcell gained international attention and a Best Actor Award in 2007 from the Australian Film Institute for his role as Lincoln Burrows on the critically acclaimed FOX series, "Prison Break." The show won several awards, including 2006 People's Choice Awards for Favorite New Television Drama and was nominated for two Golden Globes, a Primetime Emmy Award and many Teen Choice Awards.

A native of Australia, Purcell attended the prestigious Australian Theater for Young People, and then extended his classical training to the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) alongside fellow alumni Hugh Jackman and Francis O'Connor. After graduating, Dominic landed his first role, playing a hip radio DJ in the Australian TV series "Raw F.M." Purcell first came to the attention of international audiences after appearing in as Bulkington in the Hallmark production of "Moby Dick," starring alongside Patrick Stewart, Henry Thomas and Gregory Peck, and playing the lead role of Troy in TNT's "First Daughter" (1999) opposite Mariel Hemingway. Purcell starred in the FOX action-drama series "John Doe" in the title role and also had a recurring role in the Hawaii-based drama "North Shore." Additional television credits include roles in "House" and "Castle."

Purcell's feature film debut came when he was cast in the part of Ulrich in "Mission Impossible 2" for director John Woo. Additional film credits include "Equilibrium" with Christian Bale and Emily Watson; "The Visitors," opposite Radha Mitchell; "Blade III: Trinity" starring opposite Wesley Snipes, Ryan Reynolds and Parker Posey; "3-Way" opposite Gina Gershon; and the thriller "Primevil" alongside Orlando Jones.

Purcell's theater credits include "Antony and Cleopatra," "Angels in America," "The Pillars of Society" and "Romeo and Juliet."

Purcell currently resides in Los Angeles.


How tall is he? How old is he? Where does he live? Find out here.

Age: 47 years old
Birthday: February 17, 1970
Height: 6' 2"
Nickname: Dom
Full Name / Real Name: Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell
Birthplace: Wallasey, England, UK
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Wife: Rebecca Williamson (8/1/1998 - 10/22/2008, divorced, 4 children)

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