See sneak peak of Welsh Actor Tom Ellis in The Rake August 2021 Editorial
He is known for playing Lucifer Morningstar in the Netflix urban fantasy series Lucifer and its Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover appearance in the Arrowverse franchise, as well as Gary Preston in the BBC One sitcom Miranda and a Hollywood physician in the USA Network series Rush. He appeared as Mark Etches in the supernatural drama The Fades.
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Actor is photographed by Charlie Gray in stunning frames styled by Grace Gilfeather.
Thomas John Ellis was born on 17 November 1978 in Cardiff, Wales, the son of Christopher John Ellis and Marilyn Jean (née Hooper). He has three sisters, one of whom is his twin. His father, uncle, and one sister are all Baptist ministers. He grew up in England, where he attended High Storrs School in Sheffield and played French horn in the City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra.
He received a BA in Dramatic Studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
In February 2015, Ellis was cast as Lucifer Morningstar in the Fox series Lucifer, based on DC Comics’ publication and character of the same name, which premiered on 25 January 2016.
The show later moved to Netflix. On 23 June 2020, it was announced that Netflix had renewed the show for a sixth and final season. He reprised the role of Lucifer during The CW’s The Flash episode of the Arrowverse crossover “Crisis on Infinite Earths”.
In 2021, Ellis won the Tell-Tale TV Award for Favorite Actor in a Cable or Streaming Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror Series.
Ellis married English actress Tamzin Outhwaite—with whom he has two daughters in 2006. He married American screenwriter Meaghan Oppenheimer in 2019 and he has a third child daughter Flo, now identifies as his son Kai.