Birth Name: Dominic Haakon P. Myrtvedt Hogan
Place of Birth: Wallasey, Cheshire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 17 February, 1970
Ethnicity: Norwegian (paternal grandfather), Irish, English
Dominic Purcell is an actor. He is known for playing Lincoln Burrows on the FOX television serial drama Prison Break. He has also starred in the film Blade: Trinity and the series Legends of Tomorrow, among many other roles.
Dominic was born in Wallasey, Cheshire, England, the son of Maureen (Clarke) and Phil Myrtvedt. When he was two, his family moved to Australia, living in Bondi, New South Wales, and later Western Sydney. He has citizenship in Australia, the U.K., and Ireland.
Dominic has four children with his former wife Rebecca Williamson.
Dominic’s paternal grandfather was Haakon Olafsen Myrtvedt (the son of Olaf Larsen Myrtveit and Andrea Jensdotter Fløysand). Haakon was Norwegian, born in Fløysand gård, Meland, Hordaland. Olaf was the son of Lars Olsen Myrtvedt and Inger Olsdatter Haatuft. Andrea was the daughter of Jens Olsson Fløysand and Brita Bastesdotter Erdal.
Dominic’s paternal grandmother was named Martha Washington Timlin. Martha was born in Liverpool, England.
Source: Genealogy of Dominic Purcell (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
What part of Ireland and Norway is his ancestry from? I am also half Irish half Norwegian. Irish from mothers side, Norwegian from fathers side as well.
Norwegina side is from Meland.
Dominic’s paternal grandfather was Haakon Olafsen Myrtvedt (the son of Olaf Larsen Myrtveit and Andrea Jensdotter Fløysand). Haakon was Norwegian.
Dominic’s paternal grandmother was Martha Washington Timlin.
Son of Mary T. “Maureen” (Hassett) Purcell and Phil Myrtvedt.