Dominic Purcell is one of the world’s most famous actors of all time. He gained most of his career success and recognition from starring in the drama action series “Prison Break” as Lincoln Burrows. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of “Lincoln Burrows” Dominic Purcell in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Dominic Purcell full birth name is Dominic Haakon Myrtved Purcell. He was born on February 17, 1970, in Wallasey town in Merseyside, England, United Kingdom. His father’s name is Gerald Purcell and he was originally from Norway with origins from France, and his mother Maureen Purcell was born in Ireland. He has 4 siblings, 1 sister and 3 brothers, Marie-Therese Purcell, Damian Purcell, Jaime Purcell and Patrick Purcell.
Dominic Purcell was grown and raised in his hometown, in Bondi and Sydney in Australia, where he moved to with his family when he was a child. He attended several schools including, the Blaxland High School, St Dominic’s College and the McCarthy Catholic College. He also had some time at the Australian Theatre for Young People and at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts at Edith Cowan University.
Dominic Purcell experienced marriage, divorce and relationships in his private life. He was married to Rebecca Williamson for around 10 years ending with a divorce in 2008. They gave birth to 2 daughters and 2 sons together, Audrey Purcell and Lily-Rose Purcell, Joseph Purcell and Augustus Purcell. Lily and Augustus are twins, and they were born in 2013.
After his divorce, Dominic Purcell dated the fashion model and actress Brooke Burns. He started his relationship with the actress and former model AnnaLynne McCord in 2011. They split and went back together multiple times, but they ended their relationship in 2018. Dominic was diagnosed with skin cancer.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Dominic Purcell early series appearances were in Australian shows, “Raw FM” and “Home and Away”. Most of his career success and popularity were gained from his outstanding role and performance in “Prison Break”. One of his great film roles was in the action thriller, “Assault on Wall Street”.
Dominic Purcell didn’t receive many award wins and nominations for his work. He only won the Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actor for his performance in “Prison Break”.
Dominic Purcell most recent series acting role has been in the superhero TV series, “Legends of Tomorrow”. His latest acting role in film was in the action thriller “Isolation”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The English-Australian actor and producer Dominic Purcell has an estimated net worth of more than $10.5 million. He earned all of his worth and wealth from starring in films and series. Dominic Purcell salary and earnings per episode of “Prison Break” reached around $175 thousand making him one of the highest paid actors.
Dominic Purcell is recognized as one of the top actors in series of all time. He made more than 50 credits as an actor in series and films, including his most recent and newest roles. Dominic Purcell and AnnaLynne McCord broke up and went back together multiple times.