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Coombs at Long Beach, California on January 4, 2014
June 14, 1983 |
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Alyssa Campanella (m. 2016)|
Early life and education
Coombs was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. 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. He rented a video of Elvis Presley in concert to help prepare for the role. Coombs holds dual citizenship in both Canada and the United States.
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 Culpepper 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. He was nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Drama TV Series at the 2014 Monte-Carlo Television Festival for his role in Reign. In early 2016, Coombs chose to depart from Reign as a series regular at the end of the third season, with the possibility to return as a guest star in future episodes.
|2005||Judy's Comeuppance||Paramedic #2||Short film|
|2009||Familiar, TheThe Familiar||Sam Matheson||Short film
Nominated—Leo Award for Best Performance by a Male in a Short Drama
|2009||Good Image Media||PJ||Short film|
|2011||Afghan Luke||Private Davey|
|2013||Kill for Me||Cameron||Direct-to-video|
|2014||Drawing Home||Kit Paley||In post-production|
|2016||The Last Heist||Paul|
|2007||Supernatural||Mitch||Episode: "Hollywood Babylon"|
|2008||jPod||John Doe||Main role; 13 episodes|
|2009||Battlestar Galactica||Lance Corporal C. Sellers||Episode: "Someone to Watch Over Me"|
|2010–12||Heartland||Chase Powers||Recurring role; 10 episodes|
|2010||Tudors, TheThe Tudors||Thomas Culpeper||5 episodes|
|2011||Endgame||Sam Besht||Main role; 13 episodes|
|2011||Haven||Kyle Hopkins||Episode: "Sins of the Fathers"|
|2011||Killer Mountain||Chance||Television film|
|2013–2016||Reign||Sebastian "Bash"||Main role; 62 episodes
Nominated – 2014 Monte-Carlo Television Festival for Outstanding Actor in a Drama TV Series
Nominated – 2014 Teen Choice Awards for Breakout Show
Nominated – 2015 Golden Maple Award for Best Actor in a TV series broadcasted in the U.S.
|2017||Still Star-Crossed||Count Paris||Series regular|
- "Torrance Coombs". filmbug.com.
- cite web|url=https://twitter.com/torrancecoombs/status/796245290009460737
- "Alumni List". The University of British Columbia Department of Theatre and Film.
- "Torrance Coombs to play opposite Adelaide Kane in "Reign"".
- "Torrance Coombs to leave "Reign"".
- "Torrance Coombs to play Count Paris in new Shonda Rimes series".
- "Reign Star Torrance Coombs Is Engaged".