Dominic Purcell

Australian Actor
Born Feb 17, 1970

Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell is a United Kingdomese-born Australian man who is known as an actor, of Norwegian, Irish and English heritage, best known for his role as Lincoln Burrows in Prison Break, the title character in John Doe, and Dracula in Blade: Trinity.… Read More

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    Yahoo News - Apr 05, 2015
  • Review: 'vikingdom' Looks Like Comic Con, Plays Like Medieval Times
    LATimes - Oct 03, 2013
  • Newly Split Anna Lynne Mc Cord, Dominic Purcell Meet Up For Brunch
    US Magazine - Oct 06, 2012


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1970 Birth Born on February 17, 1970.
1972 2 Years Old Purcell was born in Wallasey, Cheshire, the son of Phil Myrtvedt and Mary T. "Maureen" (née Hassett) Purcell. He is of Irish and Norwegian descent. In 1972, he and his family moved to Bondi, New South Wales, and later to Western Sydney. … Read More


1997 27 Years Old Purcell's three brothers and one sister live in Dundalk and hold Irish citizenship. In August 1997, Purcell started dating Rebecca Williamson. They married on 1 August 1998 after one year of dating and have four children together: son Joseph (born 12 August 1999), daughter Audrey (born 30 January 2001) and twins Lily-Rose and Augustus (born 7 July 2003).


2007 37 Years Old In October 2007, Purcell and Williamson separated, and divorced on 22 October 2008. … Read More


2016 46 Years Old On June 1, 2016, Purcell suffered severe injuries on set in Morocco, after a misplaced iron bar used as a Prison Break (new miniseries) set piece had fallen onto his head. … Read More
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