Thomas John Ellis (born 17 November 1978) is a Welsh actor. He is understood for his roles as Gary Preston inside the BBC sitcom Miranda and Lucifer Morningstar inside the American series Lucifer. He has additionally appeared within the lengthy-running BBC One cleaning soap opera EastEnders, the BBC caricature show The Catherine Tate Show and the BBC scientific drama Holby City, amongst others.
Ellis turned into born in Cardiff, the son of Marilyn Jean and Christopher John Ellis, twin brother to Lucy Hawkins, and brother of Naomi Moody and Annwen Stone. Ellis attended High Storrs School in Sheffield and played French horn inside the City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra. He went on to study BA Dramatic Studies on the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Dram.
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Ellis’s fantastic roles consist of Gary Preston within the hit TV display Miranda aired on BBC co-side with Miranda Hart from 9 November 2010 to 1 January 2015; King Cenred within the BBC fantasy collection Merlin; Justyn in Channel four’s No Angels; and Thomas Milligan in “Last of the Time Lords” the collection 3 finale of the BBC One technology-fiction television programme Doctor Who. In July and August 2009, Ellis starred inside the ITV comedy drama Monday Monday with Fay Ripley. He changed into also solid as Detective Inspector Bland in Agatha Christie’s Poirot. He starred as a Hollywood physician in the USA Network series Rush. In 2011, he starred as Mark Etches within the British supernatural drama The Fades.
In February 2015, it turned into announced that Ellis was cast as Lucifer Morningstar in the Fox tv drama Lucifer, based on DC Comics’s e-book and man or woman of the equal call, which premiered on 25 January 2016. The display became renewed with the aid of Netflix for a fourth season which changed into released on 8 May 2019. On 6 June 2019, it became introduced that Netflix renewed the show for a fifth and final season. He reprised the role of Lucifer for the duration of The CW’s The Flash episode of the Arrowverse crossover “Crisis on Infinite Earths”.