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 his roles on the series Prison Break, The Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow, and in the films Blade: Trinity, as Dracula, Primeval, and Three Way.
He 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