Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell (born 17 February 1970) is an Australian actor best known for his role as Lincoln Burrows in Prison Break, the title character in John Doe and Dracula in Blade Trinity
Purcell's mother is Irish. He attended Blaxland East Public School in his primary school years and went to Blaxland High School and McCarthy Catholic College for high school.
In 2000, he won a green card lottery and resided in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Rebecca Williamson and their four children Joseph (b. 1999), Audrey (b. 2001), and twins Lily and Augustus (b. 2003). The birth dates of his children are tattooed on his left forearm. On 21 October 2007, Purcell and Williamson separated.