Fast Facts

  • Worked as a mini-cab driver in London.
  • Dropped out of drama school to travel and become a painter.
  • Starred opposite his brother, Jason Merrells, in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of The Comedy of Errors in 2007.
  • Lost nearly 20 pounds before filming his role as Marcus Crassus in the STARZ series Spartacus.


  • Jason Merrells — Brother


  • Attended Sylvia Young Theatre School, London, England


  • Birth Place: Epping, Essex, England
  • Birthday: September 25, 1966,
  • Profession: Actor

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