Dominic was born in England, but raised in Australia where he attended two Acting schools there: Australian Theatre for Young People and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. He attended the WAAofPA with X-Men’s Hugh Jackman and Francis O’Connor.
In 1997, he landed a leading role in Raw FM. He soon found himself playing opposite Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible 2 before calling the US his home.
Purcell is no stranger to Fox audiences. After being in 2 short-lived dramas, John Doe and North Shore, show number 3 (Prison Break) proved to be the charm.
Other credits include: theater roles in Antony and Cleopatra, Angels in America, The Pillars of Society and Romeo and Juliet; television credits in First Daughter and Moby Dick; movie credits in Blade: Trinity, 3-Way, Equilibrium and The Visitors.