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Dominic Purcell


Born in England but raised in Australia by his Norwegian father and Irish mother, Purcell was a bored landscaper who decided to attend a drama school. He became a TV star in Australia before debuting in America as the title character in John Doe (2002). In 2000, he won the Green Card lottery and now lives in Los Angeles with his family. See full bio »

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 2014 Gridlocked (filming)
David Hendrix
 2014 Turkey Shoot
Rick Tyler
 2014 I Choose (Short)
 2014/I A Fighting Man
Sailor O'Connor
 2014 The Ganzfeld Haunting
Detective Malone
 2013 Ice Soldiers
Malraux
 2013/I Breakout
Tommy Baxter
 2013 Vikingdom
Eirick
 2013 Suddenly
Baron
 2013 Assault on Wall Street
Jim Baxford
 2013/II Officer Down
Royce Walker
 2012 Bad Karma
Mack
 2012 Common Law (TV Series)
John Crowl
- Gun! (2012) ... John Crowl
 2012 Hijacked
Otto Southwell
 2011 Escapee
Jaxon
 2011 Castle (TV Series)
Russell Ganz
- To Love and Die in L.A. (2011) ... Russell Ganz
 2010 Prison Break: The Conspiracy (Video Game)
Lincoln Burrows (voice)
 2009 Blood Creek
Victor Alan Marshall
 2004 House M.D. (TV Series)
Ed Snow
- Fidelity (2004) ... Ed Snow
 2004 Three Way
Lewis 'Lew' Brookbank
 2003 Visitors
Luke (as Domenic Purcell)
 2002-2003 John Doe (TV Series)
John Doe
- The Rising (2003) ... John Doe
- Remote Control (2003) ... John Doe
- Doe or Die (2003) ... John Doe
 2001 Invincible (TV Movie)
Keith Grady
 2001 BeastMaster (TV Series)
Kelb
- Tiger, Tiger... (2001) ... Kelb
- Veil of Death (2001) ... Kelb
- Chosen One (2001) ... Kelb
- The Crystal Ark (2001) ... Kelb
- The Legend Reborn (2001) ... Kelb
 2001 The Lost World (TV Series)
Condillac
- The Travelers (2001) ... Condillac
 2001 Scenes of the Crime
Mark
 1999 First Daughter (TV Movie)
Troy Nelson
 1999 Silent Predators (TV Movie)
Truck Driver
 1998 Water Rats (TV Series)
Alex
- Double Play (1998) ... Alex
- A Little Knowledge (1998) ... Alex
 1998 Moby Dick (TV Mini-Series)
Bulkington
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Other Works:

Did a promotion for Swedish TV channel TV3. He says to the camera "Hi, I'm Dominic Purcell. Join me and the rest of the gang from Prison Break, on TV3" (sometime between 2005 and 2007).

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Domenic Purcell

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've been here for five years, maybe four. I was doing 'John Doe,' and I was working ridiculous hours on that, and I was speaking American all day and then I'd get home and speak Australian and I just felt so exhausted by going back and forth that I just decided to speak it all the time. Now I just speak American.

Trivia:

He's the oldest of five children. Sibling's names: Damian Purcell, Jaime Pucell, Patrick Purcell and Marie-Therese Purcell. See more »

Trademark:

Strong angular face and intense gaze. See more »

Nickname:

Dom

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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Who's a better Actor Wentworth or Dominic ?? abhi_944
He's so bad he makes the show almost unbearable kimmc7-1
just randomly put on channel 5 very_cute
Dominic should play THOR!!! bigtymin504
Dominic for Marcus Fenix!! eduardosalcido
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