Torrance Coombs

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Torrance Coombs
Torrance Coombs 2012.jpg
Born(1983-06-14) June 14, 1983 (age 31)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active2005–present
Website
www.torrancecoombs.com
 
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Torrance Coombs
Torrance Coombs 2012.jpg
Born(1983-06-14) June 14, 1983 (age 31)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active2005–present
Website
www.torrancecoombs.com

Torrance Coombs (born June 14, 1983) is a Canadian actor.

Early life and career[edit]

Coombs was born June 14, 1983 and was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. [1] He joined the school choir to better express himself and was soon cast in the role of Rum Tum Tugger in the musical play Cats.[2] He rented a video of Elvis Presley in concert to help prepare for the 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.[3] He has been dating former Miss USA Alyssa Campanella since 2010. [4]

Theatre[edit]

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[edit]

His first starring role on television was as John Doe in the 2008 CBC comedy series jPod, based on the novel of the same name by Douglas Coupland. Coombs also appeared as Lance Corporal C. Sellers in a 2009 episode of the television series Battlestar Galactica.

In 2010, Coombs appeared in a recurring role as Thomas Culpeper in the television series The Tudors, and in CBC's Heartland as Chase Powers. In 2011, he co-starred as Sam Besht as in the Hulu drama series Endgame.

On March 11, 2013, it was announced that Coombs had been cast in a lead role as Sebastian in the CW period drama series Reign.[5] He was nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Drama TV Series at the 2014 Monte-Carlo Television Festival for his role in Reign.[6]

Film[edit]

In 2009 he starred as Sam Matheson in the short film The Familiar, and appeared as PJ in the short film Good Image Media. In 2012, he starred in the psychological thriller Liars All.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
2005Judy's ComeuppanceParamedic #2Short film
2009Familiar, TheThe FamiliarSam MathesonShort film
Nominated—Leo Award for Best Performance by a Male in a Short Drama
2009Good Image MediaPJShort film
2011Afghan LukePrivate Davey
2011Killer MountainChanceTelevision film
2013Kill for MeCameronDirect-to-video
2013Liars AllDennis
2014Drawing HomeKit PaleyIn post-production
Television
YearFilmRoleNotes
2007SupernaturalMitchEpisode: "Hollywood Babylon"
2008jPodJohn DoeMain cast; 13 episodes
2009Battlestar GalacticaLance Corporal C. SellersEpisode: "Someone to Watch Over Me"
2010–2012HeartlandChase Powers10 episodes
2010Tudors, TheThe TudorsThomas Culpeper5 episodes
2011EndgameSam BeshtMain cast; 13 episodes
2011HavenKyle HopkinsEpisode: "Sins of the Fathers"
2013–presentReignSebastian "Bash"Main cast
Nominated - 2014 Monte-Carlo Television Festival for Outstanding Actor in a Drama TV Series
Nominated - 2014 Teen Choice Awards for Breakout Show

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