Quick Facts of Dominic Purcell

  • Full NameDominic Purcell
  • Date of Birth1970 /02 /17
  • NicknameDominic
  • Marital StatusDating
  • BirthplaceWallasey, England
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionActor
  • NationalityAustralian-Irish-English
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourBrown
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseRebecca Williamson
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children4
  • HoroscopeAquarius

Today we are getting into the life of the renowed Australian actor who is famous for playing Lincoln Burrows in Fox’s Prison Break. The star we are gushing about is none other than Dominic Purcell. The Australian actor also played the role, Victor Alan Marshall, in 2009 film Blood Creek.

Not just that, Purcell played the protagonist in the science-fiction drama, John Doe.  Besides, he shares four children with his former partner Rebecca Williamson.  What’s his current relationship status? read this article to know more about Purcell.

Life before Fame

Dominic Purcell was born as Dominic Haakon Myrtved Purcell on 13 February 1970 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England. He holds an English-Irish-Australian nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His father Phil Myrtvedt is Irish while mother Mary T. “Maureen” Purcell is a Norwegian of French descent.

The family of Purcell moved to Bondi, New South Wales in Australia in 1972 where Dominic attended Blaxland East Public School. Also, he attended Blaxland High School and St Dominic’s College, McCarthy Catholic College, Emu Plains. Later, he joined the Australian Theatre for Young People and then enrolled at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

Career after Education

Dominic Purcell started his acting career since 1991 appearing in the Australian television series Home and Away.  He then starred a role in 1997-1998 tv drama Raw FM. He appeared as Heat Wave in the series Legends of Tomorrow. In the 2011 film, House of the Rising Sun, Purcell played Tony, featuring Dave Bautista, Danny Trejo, and Amy Smart.

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He is also credited for films like Mission: Impossible 2, Scenes of Crime, Visitors, Three Way, Blood Creek, and Turkey Shoot. Apart, he has also produced quite a number of films including  Three Way, Balibo, I Choose, Isolation, and Prison Break.

Net Worth in Millions

Prison Break actor, Dominic has amassed a pretty good amount of money from his long professional career. He has a impressive net worth of around $1 million as of 2019. The majority of his earnings come from his career as a actor and producer. Besides, the average salary of American actors is $39.84 per hour and the lowest-paid 10 percent made $9.39 hourly and highest-paid receives $100 per hour.

With such hard work and dedication, we are Purcell might have earned more than the estimated one. To date, Dominic has already acted in several films and television series earning him $thousands of dollars. The star is enjoying a lavish lifestyle from his earnings.

Married to ex-Rebecca Williamson

Legends of Tomorrow actor was married to his long-time girlfriend turned wife Rebecca Williamson. The couple dated several years before they decided to take their relationship into a next level. Although the couple had a great start they failed to continue their relationship for longer. The former couple ended their married life into divorce in 2008, after spending more than a decade.

Dominic Purcell and his sons
Dominic Purcell with his sons, Picture Source: Daily Mail

Together with Rebecca, Dominic shares four children. The couple welcomed their first child, a son Joseph Purcell on 12 August 1999, daughter Audrey Purcell on January 30, 2001, and their twins a son Augustus Purcell and a daughter Lily-Rose Purcell was born on 7th July 2003.

Relationship with AnnaLynne McCord

Purcell started dating television actress AnnaLynne McCord after he parted his ways with his wife Rebecca. The couple became good friends and their friendship eventually turned into a full-fledged relationship in 2011.  Ever since then the couple shares a  strong bond and is quite inseparable.

Dominic Purcell and his girlfriend
Dominic Purcell with his girlfriend, AnnaLynne McCord, Picture Source: Daily Mail

For now, there is no news regarding this relationship and also the couple lives a lowkey life. But, the two often appear together in several seminars and awards functions.  Well, we must say, with every passing year, the couple is head over heels in each other’s love.


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