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Dominic Purcell is a Actor and Producer Australien born on 17 february 1970 at England (United-kingdom)

Dominic Purcell

Dominic Purcell
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Birth name Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell
Nationality Australie
Birth 17 february 1970 (54 years) at England (United-kingdom)

Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell (born 17 February 1970) is an English-born Australian actor. He is known for his portrayal of the character Lincoln Burrows in Prison Break, the title character in John Doe, and Dracula in Blade: Trinity. He worked closely with Wentworth Miller in Prison Break and as Mick Rory in DC's The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.


Purcell's three brothers and one sister live in Dundalk and hold Irish citizenship. In August 1997, Purcell started dating Rebecca Williamson. They got married on 1 August 1998 after one year of dating. They 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). In October 2007, Purcell and Williamson separated and divorced on 22 October 2008.
From July 2011 to November 2014, Purcell dated American actress and model AnnaLynne McCord.

Best films

Blade: Trinity (2004)

Usually with

Uwe Boll
Uwe Boll
(3 films)
Rod Lurie
Rod Lurie
(2 films)
Ali Larter
Ali Larter
(1 films)
Mike Mendez
Mike Mendez
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Dominic Purcell (26 films)

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Gridlocked (2016)
, 1h50
Origin Canada
Genres Action
Actors Dominic Purcell, Danny Glover, Stephen Lang, Vinnie Jones, Saul Rubinek, Steve Byers
Roles David "Dave" Hendrix
Rating58% 2.9019352.9019352.9019352.9019352.901935
Former SWAT leader David Hendrix (Dominic Purcell) and arrogant movie star Brody Walker (Cody Hackman) must cut their ride-along short when a police training facility is attacked by a team of mercenaries.
The Bag Man, 1h48
Directed by Nimród Antal
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Actors John Cusack, Robert De Niro, Crispin Glover, Dominic Purcell, Martin Klebba, Sticky Fingaz
Roles Larson
Rating52% 2.6014252.6014252.6014252.6014252.601425
Brutal gangster Dragna recruits professional killer Jack to pick up a bag and wait for his arrival at a motel. Dragna stresses that Jack is not to open the bag or allow anyone to view its contents under any circumstances. Confused as to why Dragna wants him to do such an apparently easy job, Jack presses for more details, but Dragna only reiterates the rules. While Jack acquires the bag, Dragna's henchman shoots him in the hand, and Jack stuffs the body in his car's trunk. Dragna is unsympathetic when Jack calls him and instructs Jack to stick to the plan.
A Fighting Man, 1h28
Directed by Damian Lee
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films
Actors Dominic Purcell, James Caan, Adam Beach, Louis Gossett Jr., Kim Coates, Famke Janssen
Roles Sailor O'Connor
Rating55% 2.753842.753842.753842.753842.75384
L'histoire de deux hommes qui se rencontrent en tête à tête dans le ring pour un combat qui va changer leur vie. Un homme se bat pour la rédemption et le pardon, tandis que les autres combats pour l'espoir et le changement. En fin de compte, gagnent ou perdent, ils se rendent compte qu'ils ont besoin de l'autre pour le faire à travers.
Elimination Game, 1h30
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Dominic Purcell, Viva Bianca, Robert Taylor (acteur australien), Belinda McClory, Nicholas Hammond, Carmen Duncan
Roles Rick Tyler
Rating37% 1.8684651.8684651.8684651.8684651.868465
In the near future, SEAL Commander Rick Tyler is sent to Libya to assassinate its leader. After apparently completing the mission he finds himself in a prison charged with war crimes for murdering the population of a village during the currently ongoing "World War Africa" and his mission apparently failed as the Libyan leader is still alive. Sentenced to death, he is given a temporary reprieve to appear on a popular reality television show called "Turkey Shoot" where he is pitted against a series of professional killers voted for by the audience. If Tyler, who has no weapons, survives three levels of hunting he will receive a pardon.
In the Name of the King III, 1h26
Directed by Uwe Boll
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Films about magic and magicians, Time travel films, Films about video games, Films based on video games
Actors Dominic Purcell, Bashar Rahal
Roles Hazen Kaine
Rating30% 1.5188351.5188351.5188351.5188351.518835
Hazen Kaine (Dominic Purcell) is a ruthless modern-day assassin, wanting out, and is hired for one final job, determined to quit the business after carrying out that one last job involving a European royal family, kidnapping the two daughters. Hazen easily completes this task, and locks the two girls in a connex box and discovers that one of the girls is wearing a necklace with a charm that looks similar to a tattoo he has and takes the charm from the young girl, which opens a portal to the Middle Ages.
Officer Down, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Stephen Dorff, Dominic Purcell, David Boreanaz, Richard L. Brooks, AnnaLynne McCord, April Lee Hernández
Roles Royce Walker
Rating54% 2.7488252.7488252.7488252.7488252.748825
The story revolves around a corrupt police officer (Dorff) and his road to redemption.
Assault on Wall Street, 1h37
Directed by Uwe Boll
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes La mondialisation
Actors Dominic Purcell, Erin Karpluk, Edward Furlong, John Heard, Keith David, Michael Paré
Roles Jim Baxford
Rating59% 2.999082.999082.999082.999082.99908
In the midst of 2008 financial crisis, a portfolio-manager instructs his employees to neglect the best-interest of clients in order to increase company profits.
Vikingdom (2013)
, 1h54
Directed by KRU(Malaysian Boy Band)
Origin Malaisie
Genres Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology
Actors Dominic Purcell, Conan Stevens, Natassia Malthe, Craig Fairbrass, Jon Foo, Jesse Moss
Roles Eirick
Rating33% 1.6639451.6639451.6639451.6639451.663945
In the midst of time comes the clanging of steel against steel, and in a collision of myth and history, there is the "Vikingdom". Based on Viking folklore and the poems they left, "Vikingdom" is a fantasy, action adventure film about a forgotten king named Eirick. Tasked with the impossible odds to defeat Thor, the Norse god of thunder, who is on a mission to gather key ancient relics: the Mjölnir, his hammer from Valhalla; the Necklace of Mary Magdalene from Mitgard; and the Horn from Helheim. This needs to be accomplished before the sinister event of the Blood Eclipse, or else dire consequences will be faced by all in the realm.
Ice Soldiers, 1h35
Directed by Sturla Gunnarsson
Origin Canada
Genres Science fiction, Action
Actors Dominic Purcell, Adam Beach, Michael Ironside, Gabriel Hogan, Matthew G. Taylor, Raoul Bhaneja
Roles Malraux
Rating44% 2.215292.215292.215292.215292.21529
In 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis a team of Canadian troops in the arctic capture three Soviet soldiers with super human abilities. They are examined but later break free and kill much of the troops stationed in the north. Fifty years later, a team of Canadian scientists discover them buried beneath the Arctic ice. They debate what to do with them but can never reach an agreement. When the soldiers are revived, they again go on a killing spree and kill much of the military and scientist personnel. Malraux walks through the wilderness after them when he stumbles across a Cree aboriginal who agrees to team up and fight these intruders to stop them from reaching south. They succeed in catching up to them and kill them after surviving many atrocities.
Suddenly (2013)
, 1h30
Directed by Uwe Boll
Origin Canada
Genres War, Thriller
Actors Ray Liotta, Erin Karpluk, Dominic Purcell, Steve Bacic, Michael Paré, Tyron Leitso
Roles Baron
Rating36% 1.819561.819561.819561.819561.81956
Ellen, veuve de guerre, vit avec son fils Pidge et son père dans la petite ville de Suddenly. Todd, vétéran des marines au service du shérif, qui a vu tomber son mari en Irak, tente de l'entourer de son affection. Mais Ellen le repousse depuis toutes ces années. Un matin, branle-bas de combat dans la bourgade où le président des États-Unis descend en visite. Tandis que les services secrets quadrillent Suddenly, un étrange escadron se dirige droit sur la maison d'Ellen, idéalement située sur les hauteurs. Menés par Baron, quatre tueurs sont missionnés pour abattre l'homme d'État. Ils séquestrent Ellen et sa famille et organisent un poste de tireur embusqué. Todd, bien que sur la mauvaise pente, saisit la chance qui lui est offerte de déjouer la tentative d'assassinat.
Straw Dogs
Straw Dogs (2011)
, 1h49
Directed by Rod Lurie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction
Actors James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård, Dominic Purcell, Laz Alonso, Willa Holland
Roles Jeremy Niles
Rating58% 2.900792.900792.900792.900792.90079
Scriptwriter David Sumner (James Marsden) and his wife, actress Amy Sumner (Kate Bosworth), move to where Amy grew up, in rural Mississippi, to rebuild the house of Amy's recently deceased father and so David can finish a script. David meets Amy's ex-boyfriend Charlie Venner (Alexander Skarsgård) and his friends Norman (Rhys Coiro), Chris (Billy Lush), and Bic (Drew Powell), whom he hires to fix a roof. David also meets former football coach Tom Heddon (James Woods), whose 15-year-old daughter Janice (Willa Holland) is attracted to a local man with an intellectual disability, Jeremy Niles (Dominic Purcell). Heddon often bullies Jeremy and believes Jeremy is stalking his daughter.
Escapee (2011)
, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Dominic Purcell, Faith Ford, Melissa Ordway, Christine Evangelista, Scott Elrod, Danny Nucci
Roles Jaxon
Rating31% 1.580841.580841.580841.580841.58084
On a class field trip to a mental hospital, psychology major Abby Jones (Evangelista) has a disturbing meeting with a dangerous patient, Harmon Jaxon (Purcell). Later on, she studies with her two roommates unaware of the dark impact she had in him. As the weather turns stormy, Harmon works his way towards Abby.
Killer Elite, 1h56
Directed by Gary McKendry
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Yvonne Strahovski, Clive Owen, Jason Statham, Dominic Purcell, Robert De Niro, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Roles Davies
Rating63% 3.1992353.1992353.1992353.1992353.199235
In 1980, mercenaries Danny Bryce (Jason Statham), Hunter (Robert De Niro), Davies (Dominic Purcell), and Meier (Aden Young) are in Mexico to assassinate a man. Danny unwittingly kills him in front of his young child, then is injured during the getaway. Affected by this outcome, Danny retires and returns to his native Australia.
House of the Rising Sun, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors David Bautista, Amy Smart, Dominic Purcell, Ambyr Childers, Danny Trejo, Craig Fairbrass
Roles Tony
Rating44% 2.2040752.2040752.2040752.2040752.204075
Ray Shane (Dave Bautista) is an ex-vice cop trying to turn his life around after spending 5 years in prison. He works as the head of security for The House of the Rising Sun, a strip club and illegal gambling den. During a night on the job, a masked gang hold him at gunpoint to rob the strip joint of $300,000, ending with the club owner's son, Peter (John G. Carbone), getting killed in the shootout. When the police arrive, they suspect Ray led the robbery.
Blood Creek, 1h30
Directed by Joel Schumacher
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Political films, Disaster films
Actors Dominic Purcell, Henry Cavill, Michael Fassbender, Wentworth Miller, Emma Booth, Shea Whigham
Roles Victor Marshall
Rating53% 2.650582.650582.650582.650582.65058
In 1936, a German professor, Richard Wirth, is hosted by the Wollners, a family of German emigrants in West Virginia. The Wollners believe him to be a visiting scholar, but Wirth turns out to be a Nazi occultist who seeks a Viking runestone buried on their property. When Wirth reveals he wants to use it for evil, he is interrupted by the family, who trap him in their basement and bind him through a ritual that requires frequent human sacrifices. Linked to Wirth, the family survive through the decades, operating as both captors and servants to Wirth, who they keep weakened.