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Richard James Cosnett was born on April 6, 1983. Early life, grew up in Zimbabwe, moved to Australia and studied BFA Acting at QUT. He now lives in the USA. His work began in the theatre and has spread into film and television and producing. His great grandfather was the head of the Royal School of Music. He has 2 sisters and is a cousin of Hugh ... See full bio »



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The Vampire Diaries Dr. Wes Maxfield
Quantico Elias Harper
East West 101 Greg Small


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 2019 The Wrong Husband
Derrick / Alex
 2019 Softer (Short)
 2019 Tu me manques
 2018 NCIS (TV Series)
Sean Parks
- Fallout (2018) ... Sean Parks
 2018 El Mirador
 2017 Skybound
 2014-2017 The Flash (TV Series)
Detective Eddie Thawne
- Into the Speed Force (2017) ... Detective Eddie Thawne
- Flash Back (2016) ... Detective Eddie Thawne
- The Man Who Saved Central City (2015) ... Detective Eddie Thawne
- Fast Enough (2015) ... Detective Eddie Thawne
- Rogue Air (2015) ... Detective Eddie Thawne
 2017 Happily Never After (TV Movie)
 2015-2016 Quantico (TV Series)
Elias Harper
- Yes (2016) ... Elias Harper
- Alex (2016) ... Elias Harper
- Inside (2015) ... Elias Harper
- Quantico (2015) ... Elias Harper
- Guilty (2015) ... Elias Harper
 2016 Castle (TV Series)
Victor Crowne
- Hell to Pay (2016) ... Victor Crowne
 2013-2014 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)
Dr. Wes Maxfield
- While You Were Sleeping (2014) ... Dr. Wes Maxfield (voice, uncredited)
- Gone Girl (2014) ... Dr. Wes Maxfield
- No Exit (2014) ... Dr. Wes Maxfield
- Total Eclipse of the Heart (2014) ... Dr. Wes Maxfield
- Fifty Shades of Grayson (2013) ... Dr. Wes Maxfield
 2013 Continuing Fred (TV Short)
 2012 The Timing of Love (Short)
 2010 The Elephant in the Room (Short)
 2009 The Neighbour (Video short)
 2008 The Terrorist (Short)
 2008 The Trojan Horse (TV Mini-Series)
Will Tullman
- Part Two (2008) ... Will Tullman
- Part One (2008) ... Will Tullman
 2007 East West 101 (TV Series)
Greg Small
- Death at the Station (2007) ... Greg Small
 2006 The Bet
Mike Voss
 2005 Headland (TV Series)
Brad Partridge
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Brad Partridge
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Brad Partridge
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Brad Partridge
 2004-2005 Forensic Investigators (TV Series documentary)
Mal Henshall
- Damon Calanca (2005) ... Mal Henshall (uncredited)
- Darryl Lewis (2005) ... Mal Henshall (uncredited)
- Granny Killer (2005) ... Mal Henshall (uncredited)
- Jane Doe (2005) ... Mal Henshall (uncredited)
- Valera: Part 2 (2004) ... Mal Henshall (uncredited)
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He used Instagram today to come out: "Hi everyone," he says in a short clip. "Dramatic pause. Um, I'm gay and I just wanted everyone to know because I've made a promise to myself to live my truth every day and sometimes that is a really hard thing to do when you have all these subconscious things that you don't even know about from childhood and society and from just life. There you go. I'm sure ... See more »


Although his character in The Vampire Diaries (2009), Dr. Wes Maxfield, is implied to be many years older than Shaun Sipos's character, Aaron Whitmore and acts as his legal guardian, Cosnett is in fact two years younger than Sipos in real life. See more »


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