Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell who also goes by the name Dominic Purcell is a British actor. He has gained immense popularity by acting in the hit series of Prison Break. He is known to be a versatile actor who has made several appearances in many television series. He possesses a huge fan base by the virtue of his dedication to his work. Let’s have a close look at Dominic Purcell’s net worth.
Dominic Purcell was born in the year 1970 on 17th February. He was born in Wallasey in the United Kingdom to Phil Myrtvedt and Mary T. Maureen Purcell. When he was only a kid of 2 years, his family moved to Sydney in Australia in the year 1972. He was admitted to Blaxland East Public School and later attended the Blaxland High School when he was a teenager. He was interested in arts subjects and also did theatre when he was in college. Dominic Purcell attended St. Dominic’s College. His interest in theatre acting grew when he was in college. He took admission in the Australian Theatre For Young People. Dominic was also fond of the subject named performing arts and so he also attended the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. In this prestigious institution, he studied with the famous actor of modern times, Hugh Jackman.
Dominic Purcell debuted on television by acting in an Australian soap opera show named Home and Away. He played the role of a policeman in the show. This debut was made in the year 1991. He acted in three episodes of the show. From the year 1997 to the year 1998, Dominic played the main role of Granger Hutton in the Australian TV show named Raw FM and acted in 13 episodes in total. This was considered to be a turning point in his career as he started to receive various offers after this.
From the year 1998 until the year 2001, he made both big and small appearances on TV shows. He acted in many television films like First Daughter, Invincible, and Silent Predators. From the year 2002 until the year 2003, Dominic played the main role in an American science fiction show named John Doe. It consisted of only one season and 21 total episodes.
Dominic’s big break came when he was offered to play the main role in the hit serial drama named Prison Break. He played the role of Lincoln Burrows in the show from the year 2005 to the year 2009. Between these years, the show had a total of four seasons. Its fifth season was aired in the year 2017. He has also appeared in the superhero TV series of Flash from the year 2014 till the year
2017. His other TV appearances include Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and Superhero Fight Club.
Awards and Achievements
Dominic Purcell has also acted in various movies. The first movie that he did was in the year 2000 named Mission: Impossible 2. Since then he has acted in a total of 29 movies and short films. Some of them are as follows, Straw Dogs, Blade: Trinity, House of the Rising Sun, Isolation, Killer Elite, Ice Soldiers, The Bad Man, Abandoned and Equilibrium, etc. He won the AACTA Awards for Best Actor for his role in Prison Break.
Net Worth of Dominic Purcell
The net worth of Dominic Purcell is estimated to be around $10.5 million. His role in the hit TV series of Prison Break has contributed to this. Other than this, he had acted in various other films and movies. He was also played the video game role of Lincoln Burrows in the video game named Prison Break: The Conspiracy in the year 2010.
Dominic Purcell is a talented actor who is widely popular for his acting skills and for playing his role in Prison Break.