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Tom Ellis stars in "Rush" on USA Network as the title character William Rush.

Welsh actor Tom Ellis is best known for playing Gary Preston in BBC's "Miranda" and Dr. Oliver Cousins in BBC's long running soap opera "EastEnders." He also starred in the BBC miniseries "The Secret of Crickley Hall" and "The Passion," Sky1's comedy series "Gates," BBC's fantasy horror series "The Fades," which won the BAFTA Award for Best Drama Series in 2012, BBC's comedy "Sugartown," and ITV's "Monday Monday" and "Harley Street." He has also had recurring roles in Syfy's fantasy adventure series "Merlin," BBC's sketch comedy series "The Catherine Tate Show," Oxygen's "Suburban Shootout" and Channel 4's "No Angels." Guest appearances include "Agatha Christie: Poirot," "Once Upon a Time," "Silent Witness, " "Trial & Retribution," "Doctor Who," "Casualty," "Pulling," "ShakespeaRe-Told," "Midsomer Murders," "Walking the Dead," "Doctors" and "Holby City."

On the big screen, Ellis has appeared in "The Best Man," opposite Stuart Townsend, Amy Smart and Seth Green, "Miss Conception," starring Heather Graham, Mike Leigh's "Vera Drake," starring Imelda Staunton and Jim Broadbent, "Buffalo Soldiers," alongside Joaquin Phoenix, Anna Paquin and Ed Harris, and "High Heels and Low Lifes" with Minnie Driver and Mary McCormack.

On stage, Ellis performed in Nicky Silver's witty and heart-breaking play, "The Lyons," at Menier Chocolate Factory, "The King's Speech" at the Wyndham's Theatre, "One Minute" at the Bush Theatre, "Shangalang" at the Chichester Festival Theatre, "The Beaux Straagem" at Adam Smith Theatre, and "Macbeth" at Glasgow University.

Ellis trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD). While there he was seen in theatrical productions of "Beaty and the Beast," "Much Ado About Nothing," "Beautiful Thing," "The Furies" and "Cherry Orchard."

Ellis plays the drums and the French horn. He also enjoys dancing and horseback riding.


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Age: 37 years old
Birthday: November 17, 1978
Wife: Tamzin Outhwaite (2006, 2 children)

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