|Full Name Thomas Ellis|
Parents Chris Ellis
Height 1.91 m
Name Tom Ellis
|Born 17 November 1978 (age 37) (1978-11-17) Bangor, Wales|
Spouse Tamzin Outhwaite (m. 2006–2014)
Children Nora Ellis, Marnie Mae Ellis, Florence Elsie Ellis
Movies and TV shows Miranda, Rush, The Fades, Miss Conception, Monday Monday
Similar People Tamzin Outhwaite, Miranda Hart, Sarah Hadland, Patricia Hodge, Sarah Habel
Tom ellis actor
Tom Ellis (born 17 November 1978) is a Welsh actor, known for playing Dr. Oliver Cousins in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders and as Gary Preston in Miranda. He is known to audiences in the United States for two American television shows in which he plays the title character, USA Network's Rush (as William Tell Rush) and Fox's Lucifer (as Lucifer). He was also Sam in the BBC Three comedy Pulling.
Tom ellis actor personal life
Ellis was born in Cardiff, the son of Marilyn Jean (Hooper) and Christopher John Ellis. His father, sister and uncle are all Baptist ministers, with his uncle, Robert Ellis, being principal of Regent's Park College, Oxford, which his father also attended. Ellis attended High Storrs School in Sheffield during his education and was a French Horn player in the City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra.
Ellis was married to actress Tamzin Outhwaite from 2006 to 2014. On 25 June 2008, she gave birth to their first daughter, Florence Elsie. He has another daughter, Nora, from a previous relationship. On 20 December 2008, the pair appeared on the ITV gameshow All Star Mr & Mrs Christmas Special. Their second daughter, Marnie Mae, was born on 2 August 2012. On 29 August 2013, a spokesperson for the couple stated that they had separated, and the following month Outhwaite filed for divorce.
Ellis resides in the U.S. and Canada.
Other notable roles include Justyn in Channel 4's No Angels and Thomas Milligan in the series three finale of the BBC One science-fiction television programme Doctor Who. In July and August 2009, Ellis starred in ITV comedy drama Monday Monday with Fay Ripley. He was also cast as Detective Inspector Bland in Agatha Christie's Poirot. Ellis was the star of the USA network series Rush, playing a Hollywood physician. In February 2015, it was announced that Ellis was cast as Lucifer Morningstar in the Fox Television drama Lucifer, based on the comic with the same name, which premiered on 25 January 2016.