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Who is Dominic Purcell? 5 things we bet you didn’t know about Tish Cyrus’ fiancee

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Dominic Purcell is best known for his role as Lincoln Burrows on Prison Break. The hit series premiered in 2005, ran for 4 seasons, and returned for a fifth season in 2017. Dominic was born in Wallasey, Cheshire, England but raised in Australia. Here are 5 things you should know about Tish’s fiancé Cyrus.

Dominic Purcell proposed to Tish Cyrus

The 53-year-old actor proposed to Miley Cyrus’ mother Tish Cyrus on Saturday, April 29. The couple is now engaged after Tish said yes to the proposal which took place in Malibu, California. Tish and Dominic began dating in July 2022, months after Tish filed for divorce from Billy Ray Cyrus. The two have been married for nearly 20 years. Tish took to Instagram to announce that she accepted Dominic’s proposal. The photo showed Dominique’s arms around her waist as she rested her hand on top of the huge, hard-to-miss diamond ring in the photo, and she captioned the post, “A thousand times…yes.” The second photo showed Tish smiling sweetly at the camera while Dominic looked at his fiancé sweetly with his arms around her.

He was Dominic in the Flash series

After Prison Break ended in 2009, Dominic was cast on The CW’s Legends of tomorrow And the light As Mick Rory, AKA Heat Wave. Wentworth [Miller] And I worked on it the light together, and we’ve been talking about it; We were really excited about the possibility of exploring it, especially with the success on Netflix,” Purcell told HollywoodLife in an interview. He continued, “It became inevitable, so Wentworth and I went and visited everyone, and then, it happened really fast. Really fast.”

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Dominic has four children

Dominic has been married before. He was married to Rebecca Williamson from 1998 to 2008 and they have 4 children together: Lily-Rose Purcell, 19, Augustus Purcell, 19, Audrey Purcell, 22, Joseph Purcell, 23.

Dominique and AnnaLynne McCord dated

Dominique and AnnaLynne McCord dated for three years. The couple started dating in 2011 and decided to separate in December 2014. They got back together after almost a year. This was confirmed when Dominic was badly injured on the set of Prison Break when AnnaLynn took to Instagram, “The bad guy b**** didn’t worry at all while riding in a helicopter for 2 hours to be medicated after an accident during filming. Not gonna lie. It was from Frightening AF wonders for hours if his skull is in tact… Sadly, I’m with a tough Aussie for some reason. That hard head is good for something.” They dated for another two years before they broke up in 2018. They also got back together in September 2020 and went their separate ways again.

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Dominic is a skin cancer survivor

Dominic was diagnosed with skin cancer in 2015. He never spoke about it publicly, but that was the reason he and ex-wife Anna Lane got back together. “I came back into his life as his friend, I took him to doctor’s appointments and I was there with him because whether he realizes it or not, I love him. 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 it? I gave up all my twenties for you,” she revealed in an interview.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.