Dominic Purcell Biography
The England born actor, and producer, Dominic Purcell is popularly known for his role as Lincoln Burrows in Fox’s Prison Break and Mick Rory or Heat Wave in The series The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow, and Arrow
Talking about his education, Purcell attended Blaxland East Public School and Blaxland High School, then later join St Dominic’s College and McCarthy Catholic College, Emu Plains. After acquiring his degree, he decided to continue his studies while joining the Australian Theatre for Young People. Besides, he joined his counterpart Hugh Jackman at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Purcell started his career in the TV series ‘Home and Away’ in which he portrayed the role of Constable Rogers. His role was limited for 3 episodes only and was never featured in any shows and movies till 1997. In the year 1997, he was given the role of Granger Hutton in the Series Raw FM for the 13 episodes. This was his breakthrough point; his acting was liked by many producers and was hired for his debut film First Daughter in the year 1998, which was premiered in the year 1999.
The protagonist character in the blockbuster series Prison Break. Purcell portrays Lincoln Burrows alongside Michael Scofield( Wentworth Miller). While in the show, Purcell plays as a prisoner, sentenced for death for the murder of Vice President of America brother Terrence Steadman, the accusation he actually didn’t intend to do. On the other hand, Scofield steps in to help his brother escape prison. Burrows and Scofield have been the leading actor since the premiere of the show on August 29, 2005, until its final episode on May 15, 2019. They both appeared in more than 90 episodes.
Another character Purcell is well known for is Mick Rory or perhaps known as ”Heat Wave”. He has played as Mick Rory in the CW’s The Flash appearing only in five episodes. Purcell still reprised his character in CW series like Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and Superhero Fight Club.
Dominic Purcell Age| Birthday
Dominic Haakon Myrtved Purcell was born on 17th February 1970, in Wallasey, Cheshire, in the UK. He has triple citizenship as an Australian, Irish, and England. Born in England, but rise in Australia. He constantly celebrates his birthday on the 13th of February every year.
Dominic Purcell Family
The Prison Break star Purcell is the son of Mary T. Hassett( Maureen) and Phil Myrtedt ( father). Moreover, his father comes from Norway and has a French descent, while his mother is Irish. Meanwhile, he moved to New South Wales, in Australia with his parents when he was 2 years old, then after a few months, they relocate to Western Sydney
Dominic Purcell and AnnaLynne McCord
Dominic Purcell and AnnaLynne McCord began dating in 2011 and split in 2014. AnnaLynne came back to his life after he was diagnosed with skin cancer. She returns back into Purcell’s life as a friend, to help him on his doctor’s appointments. Even since then, McCord has been close to Purcell, even though they broke up a few years back, but they still see each other frequently. Besides, most of the AnnaLynne spend quality time with Purcell’s kids, actually, she lives with them in her home, the kids are family to her
Dominic Purcell Wife| Children
Dominic Purcell began dating Rebecca Williamson in August 1997 and they got married in August 1998. They have four children Augustus Purcell, Joseph Purcell, Lily-Rose Purcell, and Audrey Purcell. The couple’s relationship ended with a divorce on 22nd October 2003.
Purcell Body Measurements
- Height: 6 feet 1 inch 1.88 meters tall
- Weight: 82 kg
- Shoe Size: Not Available
- Body Shape: Not Available
- Hair Colour: Dark brown
- Eye color: Grey
Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell Height
The UK- Australian actor stands at a height of 1.88m 6 feet 1-inch tall similar height his co-star Wentworth Miller.
Dominic Purcell Net worth
The 2007 AACTA Award winner, Purcell has an estimated net worth of 8 million U.S dollars. Indeed, he has earned from his successful career as an actor and producer.
On 1 June 2016 Dominic Purcell suffered severe injuries on set in Morocco, after a misplaced iron bar used as a Prison Break season 5 set piece had fallen onto his head. The actor was immediately airlifted from Marrakesh to Casablanca, where he received emergency treatment for nasal fractures and various other injuries.
Dominic Purcell Movies and Tv Shows
- Escapee as Harmon Jaxon
- Straw Dogs as Jeremy Niles
- Killer Elite as Davies
- House of the Rising Sun as Tony
- 2012: Bad Karma as Mack
- 2012: Hijacked as Otto Southwell
Best in 2013
- Officer Down as Royce Walker
- Assault on Wall Street as Jim Boxford
- Vikingdom as Eirik
- Breakout as Tommy Baxter
- Suddenly as Baron
- Ice Soldiers as Malraux
Best in 2014
- The Ganzfeld Haunting as Detective Malone
- In the Name of the King 3: The Last Mission as Hazen Kaine
- The Flash as Mick Rory/Heat Wave
- The Bag Man as Larson
- A Fighting Man as Sailor O’Connor
- Turkey Shoot as Rick Tyler
- Abandoned as Jim
- Gridlocked as David Hendrix
- Isolation as Max
- Superhero Fight Club as Mick Rory
- 1991: Home and Away as Constable Rogers
- 1997–1998: Raw FM as Granger Hutton
- 1998: Moby Dick as Bulkington
- 1998: Water Rats as Alex
- Heartbreak High as Todd Gillespie
- Silent Predators as Truck driver
- First Daughter as Troy Nelson
- BeastMaster as Kelb
- The Lost World as Condillac
- Invincible as Keith Grady
- The castle as Russell Ganz
- Mission: Impossible 2 as Ulrich
- Scenes of the Crime as Mark
- 2002: Equilibrium as Seamus
- 2002–2003: John Doe as John Doe
- 2003: Visitors as Luke
- 2004–2005: North Shore as Tommy Ravetto
- 2004: House as Ed Snow
- 2005–2009, 2017: Prison Break as Lincoln Burrows
- Blade: Trinity as Drake
- 2004: Three-Way as Lewis ‘Lew’ Brookbank
- 2006: The Gravedancers as Harris McKay
- 2007: Primeval as Tim Manfrey
Purcell Best TV shows
- 2009: Prison Break: The Final Break as Lincoln Burrows
- 2016–present: Legends of Tomorrow as Mick Rory/Heat Wave
- 2017: Supergirl as Mick Rory/Heat Wave
- 2017: Arrow as Mick Rory/Heat Wave
- 2009: Blood Creek as Victor Alan Marshall
- 2012: Common Law as John Crowl
Dominic Purcell Tattoos
Dominic Purcell has a tattoo on the wrist with the text ‘Family is life’. He has a tattoo on both his shoulders. The left shoulder’s tattoo looks like a world map with a big compass on it. This tattoo has his 4 children’s initials on this compass like 4 directions E, W, S & N. The right shoulder’s tattoo is again a big one and looks like the part II of the world’s map or something like that.
Dominic Purcell has another tattoo on his forearm bearing the births of all his kids: for Joseph “08-12-99”, for Audrey “01-30-01” and for twins Lily-Rose & Augustus “07-07-03” (this date for two times). He has his nickname ‘Dom’ tattooed on his bicep.
Frequently Asked Questions About Dominic Purcell
Who is Dominic Purcell?
He is one of England’s best-known actors and producers. Therefore, he is best known for his role as Lincoln Burrows in Prison Break, Drake in the 2004 film Blade: Trinity, and currently as Mick Rory in the CW’s The Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow.
How old is Haakon Myrtved Purcell?
Purcell is 49 years old as of 2019, born on 13 February 1970, in Wallasey, Cheshire, in England.
How tall is Purcell?
He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 tall
Is Haakon Myrtved Purcell married?
Yes, of course, he was previously married to Rebecca Williamson, however, before the end of 2003, the marriage life collapse. For more than 5 years, Purcell and Rebecca were able to have four children, firstborn Augustus, Joseph Purcell, Lily-Rose Purcell, and Audrey Purcell
How much is Dominic Purcell worth?
Purcell is an accomplished actor who has an estimated net worth of $8 million U.S dollars
Where does Purcell live?
Because of security reasons, Purcell has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.
Is Purcell dead or alive?
The Prison Break star Purcell is still alive and actually in good health