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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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(2004)
Killer Elite Davies
(2011)
Prison Break Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows / Lincoln Burrows
(2005-2017)
(2013)

Filmography

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 2016-2018 Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Mick Rory / Heat Wave / Heatwave / ...
- Episode #4.9 (2018) ... Mick Rory / Heatwave
- Episode #4.6 (2018) ... Mick Rory / Heatwave
- Episode #4.5 (2018) ... Mick Rory / Heatwave
- Episode #4.4 (2018) ... Mick Rory / Heatwave
- Episode #4.3 (2018) ... Mick Rory / Heatwave
 2017 Arrow (TV Series)
Mick Rory
- Crisis on Earth-X, Part 2 (2017) ... Mick Rory
 2017 Supergirl (TV Series)
Mick Rory
- Crisis on Earth-X, Part 1 (2017) ... Mick Rory
 2005-2017 Prison Break (TV Series)
Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows / Lincoln Burrows
- Behind the Eyes (2017) ... Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows
- Progeny (2017) ... Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows
- Wine Dark Sea (2017) ... Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows
- Phaecia (2017) ... Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows
- Contingency (2017) ... Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows
 2014-2016 The Flash (TV Series)
Mick Rory / Heat Wave
- Invasion! (2016) ... Mick Rory / Heat Wave
- The Man Who Saved Central City (2015) ... Mick Rory / Heat Wave
- Rogue Time (2015) ... Mick Rory / Heat Wave
- Revenge of the Rogues (2015) ... Mick Rory / Heat Wave
- Going Rogue (2014) ... Mick Rory (voice, uncredited)
 2015/I Isolation
Max
 2015 Gridlocked
David Hendrix
 2015/VI Abandoned
Jim
 2015 Superhero Fight Club (TV Short)
Heat Wave
 2014 Turkey Shoot
Rick Tyler
 2014 I Choose (Short)
 2014 A Fighting Man
Sailor O'Connor
 2014/I The Bag Man
Larson
 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 Straw Dogs
Jeremy Niles
 2011 Killer Elite
Davies
 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
 2007 Prison Break: Visitations (TV Mini-Series)
Lincoln Burrows
 2007 Primeval
Tim Manfrey
 2006 The Gravedancers
Harris McKay
 2004-2005 North Shore (TV Series)
Tommy Ravetto
- The Ex-Games (2005) ... Tommy Ravetto
- Shark (2005) ... Tommy Ravetto
- Catwalk (2004) ... Tommy Ravetto
- Sucker Punch (2004) ... Tommy Ravetto
 2004 House M.D. (TV Series)
Ed Snow
- Fidelity (2004) ... Ed Snow
 2004 Blade: Trinity
Drake
 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
- Shock to the System (2003) ... John Doe
- Save as... John Doe (2003) ... John Doe
- Doe or Die (2003) ... John Doe
 2002 Equilibrium
Seamus
 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
 2000 Mission: Impossible II
Ulrich
 1999 Heartbreak High (TV Series)
Todd Gillespie
- Episode #7.40 (1999) ... Todd Gillespie
- Episode #7.39 (1999) ... Todd Gillespie
- Episode #7.22 (1999) ... Todd Gillespie
- Episode #7.21 (1999) ... Todd Gillespie
- Episode #7.20 (1999) ... Todd Gillespie
 1999 First Daughter (TV Movie)
Troy Nelson
 1999 Silent Predators (TV Movie)
Truck Driver
 1998 Moby Dick (TV Mini-Series)
Bulkington
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Bulkington
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Bulkington
 1998 Water Rats (TV Series)
Alex
- Double Play (1998) ... Alex
- A Little Knowledge (1998) ... Alex
 1997-1998 Raw FM (TV Series)
Granger Hutton
- One (1998) ... Granger Hutton
- Exposure (1998) ... Granger Hutton
- A Raw Deal (1998) ... Granger Hutton
- B4 and After (1998) ... Granger Hutton
- The Facts of Life (1998) ... Granger Hutton
 1991 Home and Away (TV Series)
Constable Rogers
- Episode #1.838 (1991) ... Constable Rogers
- Episode #1.823 (1991) ... Constable Rogers
- Episode #1.822 (1991) ... Constable Rogers
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Personal Details

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' 1" (1.85 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. See more »

Trivia:

Left high school to form a landscape gardening venture with some friends. His pre-acting stints also included surfing. See more »

Trademark:

Strong angular face and intense gaze.

Nickname:

Dom

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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