Who is Dominic Purcell? You might recognize Dominic Purcell from the TV show Prison Break, where he played Lincoln Burrows. The show was really popular and had four seasons starting in 2005. It even came back for a fifth season in 2017.
Besides acting, Dominic, who was born in England but grew up in Australia, has had both good and tough times in his romantic relationships. Find out more about the actor who has been divorced and is now engaged again.
1. Dominic is Getting Married Again!
He’s now engaged to Tish Cyrus, who is Miley Cyrus’ mom. This happened on April 29th when he proposed to her in Malibu, California.
They started dating in July 2022, not long after Tish filed for divorce from Billy Ray Cyrus, who is Miley’s dad. Tish shared photos of the engagement, showing off her beautiful emerald cut ring, and wrote, “A thousand times… YES!”
Tish Cyrus Instagram Post:
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2. Dominic Purcell Was Like a Superhero on TV
After the first Prison Break show ended in 2009, which was on for four years, Dominic got a new role on other TV shows like Legends of Tomorrow and The Flash. He played a character named Mick Rory or Heat Wave.
But it was easy for him to go back to being on Prison Break again. He didn’t have any doubts about going back to that world.
“Wentworth [Miller] and I worked on The Flash together and we were talking about it, we were very excited about the possibility of exploring it especially with the success on Netflix,” the star told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY in 2017. “It just became inevitable, so Wentworth and I went and visited everyone and after that it happened really fast. Real fast.”
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3. Dominic Purcell Has Four Kids
Dominic used to be married to Rebecca Williamson from 1998 to 2008. They have four children together: Lily-Rose Purcell, who is 19 years old, Augustus Purcell, also 19 years old, Audrey Purcell, who is 22 years old, and Joseph Purcell, who is 23 years old.
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4. Dominic and AnnaLynne’s On-Off Relationship Journey
Dominic and AnnaLynne McCord began dating in 2011, but they broke up in December 2014, after three years of dating. They got back together after a little over a year. He shared a graphic shot of a bad injury he got on the set of Prison Break, and the actress, who is now 35, posted on Instagram right after confirming the reunion.
“My badass muthaf****** man not worried at all during our 2 hour ‘copter ride to be treated following an incident during filming,” the 90210 star wrote at the time. “Won’t lie. It was scary AF wondering for hours if his skull was in tact… Alas, I’m with a rough’n tough Aussie for a reason. That hard head is good for something.”
Even though they got back together after two years, they broke up again in 2018. They also seemed to get back together for a short time in September 2020, but then they went their different ways again.
5. Dominic’s Silent Fight Against Skin Cancer
Dominic has been through skin cancer, but he has never really talked about it. In 2015, he found out he had cancer, which brought him and his ex-wife back together.
In March 2016, she said in a podcast interview:
“I came back into his life as his friend, and I took him to his doctor’s appointments and I was there with him because whether or not he realized it, I love him,” she said in a podcast interview in March 2016. “One of the things he said was, ‘You really love me, don’t you?’ I was like ‘Oh my God. Are you kidding me? Are you kidding me? After all this time, you still don’t know that? I gave up all my 20s for you!’”
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