Torrance Coombs

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Torrance Coombs
Born(1983-06-14) June 14, 1983 (age 29)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active1994 - present
Website
http://www.torrancecoombs.com torrancecoombs.com
 
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Torrance Coombs
Born(1983-06-14) June 14, 1983 (age 29)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active1994 - present
Website
http://www.torrancecoombs.com torrancecoombs.com

Torrance Coombs (born June 14, 1983) is a Canadian film, theatre and television actor.

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Early life, education and early acting work

He was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Coombs joined the school choir to break out of his shell and was soon cast in the role of Rum Tum Tugger in the musical play Cats.[clarification needed] He rented a video of Elvis Presley in concert to help prepare for the hip-shaking role.

He continued to do theatre roles throughout high school and eventually enrolled in the acting program at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Career

Starting first in theatre roles, Coombs has progressed to acting in film and television roles as well.

Theatre

Coombs has appeared in productions at Bard on the Beach, an annual professional Shakespeare festival held in Vancouver; he has also appeared in the musical play A Little Night Music.

Television

His first recurring television role was as John Doe in jPod (2008), a CBC television series based on the book of the same name by Douglas Coupland; Coombs also appeared as Lance Corporal C. Sellers in a 2008 episode of the television series Battlestar Galactica

In 2010, he appeared in a recurring role as Thomas Culpepper in the television series The Tudors, and CBC's Heartland as Chace Powers

Film

In 2009 he starred as Sam Matheson in a short film, The Familiar, and also completed another short film, Good Image Media, appearing as Pj. At early 2010, neither films had been released.[dated info] In 2012, he will star in a psychological thriller film called Liars All.

Filmography

Television series work

Personal life

He resides in Vancouver, British Columbia.[citation needed] On June 19, 2011, it was confirmed that Coombs is dating Miss USA 2011, Alyssa Campanella.[1]

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