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Dominic Purcell

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Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell (born 17 February 1970) is an Australian actor. He is best known for his portrayals of Lincoln Burrows in Fox's Prison Break (2005–2009; 2017), Mick Rory / Heat Wave in The CW's The Flash (2014–2016) and Legends of Tomorrow (2016–2021), as well as Drake / Dracula in Blade: Trinity (2004). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dominic Purcell has received more than 7,494,562 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 48 in 2019). Dominic Purcell is the 1,238th most popular actor (down from 736th in 2019), the 1,337th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 914th in 2019) and the 177th most popular British Actor.

Dominic Purcell is most famous for his role as Lincoln Burrows on the TV show Prison Break.

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  • 7.5M

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  • 56.58

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  • 47

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  • 7.46

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  • 3.42

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Among actors, Dominic Purcell ranks 1,238 out of 9,996Before him are Kim Hunter, Rhys Ifans, Ernst Busch, Victor Mature, Hema Malini, and Patrick Dewaere. After him are Andrei Mironov, Lee J. Cobb, Vladimír Menšík, Edmund Kean, Matt Dillon, and Timothy Spall.

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Among people born in 1970, Dominic Purcell ranks 30Before him are Fred Durst, Simon Pegg, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, M. Night Shyamalan, Paul Ryan, and Paolo Sorrentino. After him are John Frusciante, Alan Shearer, Tonya Harding, Izabella Scorupco, Frank de Boer, and Yann Tiersen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Dominic Purcell ranks 1,337 out of 7,765Before him are Fletcher Christian (1764), Gildas (500), John Boorman (1933), Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774), Rhys Ifans (1967), and John Eliot Gardiner (1943). After him are Evelyn De Morgan (1855), Bernie Taupin (1950), David Icke (1952), Edmund Kean (1787), John Austin (1790), and Timothy Spall (1957).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Dominic Purcell ranks 177Before him are Michael Redgrave (1908), Brenda Blethyn (1946), Ralph Richardson (1902), Iain Glen (1961), Julian Glover (1935), and Rhys Ifans (1967). After him are Edmund Kean (1787), Timothy Spall (1957), Claire Forlani (1971), Mark Rylance (1960), Steven Berkoff (1937), and Anthony Daniels (1946).

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