Henry Ian Cusick

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Actor

Birth Date: April 17, 1967

Age: 56 years old

Birth Place: Trujillo, Peru

A formidable performer who made his name on the stage and screens of the United Kingdom, Henry Ian Cusick earned considerable acclaim after moving across the pond to play fan favorite Desmond Hume on the hit series "Lost" (ABC, 2004-2010). Prior to his Emmy-nominated turn on "Lost," Cusick began his career on British and Scottish stages in a number of classic productions before transitioning to the screen for a recurring arc on the long-running "Casualty" (BBC One, 1986- ) and the leading role of Jesus Christ in "The Gospel of John" (2003). At that point, Cusick made the jump to Hollywood and immediately landed the role of Desmond Hume, whom he played over the course of the ensuing four seasons. Cusick's performance as Hume was widely praised by critics, as his character rapidly became one of the show's most popular. At the same time, he had a pair of memorable episodes of "24" (Fox, 2001-10) before landing a supporting role as the target of an unflinching assassin in "Hitman" (2007). After "Lost" exited the airwaves in 2010, Cusick wasted no time in landing work, playing a futuristic FBI agent on "Fringe" (Fox, 2008-13) and returning to regular series status with a small part on the hit Shonda Rhimes drama, "Scandal" (ABC, 2012-18). Thanks to his role on "Lost," Cusick was able to continue his success in America.

Credits

Jamojaya

Actor
Michael
Movie
2023

The Wingfeather Saga

Voice
Peet
Show
2022

The Wind & the Reckoning

Actor
McCabe
Movie
2022

NCIS: Hawai'iStream

Guest Star
John Swift
Series
2021
60%

The Life of Jesus

Actor
Show
2021

The PassageStream

Actor
Dr. Jonas Lear
Series
2019
62%

The Passage: Extras

Actor
Show
2018

Chimera Strain

Actor
Quint
Movie
2018

Marvel's InhumansStream

Guest Star
Dr. Evan Declan
Series
2017
11%

Rememory

Actor
Lawton
Movie
2017

MacGyverStream

Actor
Russ Taylor
Series
2016

Rush HourStream

Guest Star
Series
2016
27%

Just Let Go

Actor
Chris Williams
Movie
2015

Pali Road

Actor
Tim Young
Movie
2015

The 100Stream

Actor
Kane
Series
2014
93%

The 100Stream

Director
Series
2014
93%

The 100Stream

Guest Star
Marcus Kane
Series
2014
93%

Frank vs. God

Actor
David Frank
Movie
2014

10.0 Earthquake

Actor
Jack
Movie
2014

Not Another Happy Ending

Actor
Willie
Movie
2013

The Girl on the Train

Actor
Danny Hart
Movie
2013

ScandalStream

Actor
Stephen Finch
Series
2012
93%

ScandalStream

Guest Star
Stephen Finch
Series
2012
93%

Body of ProofStream

Guest Star
Series
2011
76%

Hawaii Five-0Stream

Guest Star
Series
2010

Dead Like Me: Life After Death

Actor
Cameron Kane
Movie
2009

The MentalistStream

Guest Star
Series
2008

FringeStream

Guest Star
Simon Foster
Series
2008
90%

HitmanStream

Actor
Udre Belicoff
Movie
2007
16%

Half Light

Actor
Brian
Movie
2006

9/Tenths

Actor
William
Movie
2006

LostStream

Actor
Desmond Hume
Series
2004
85%

LostStream

Guest Star
Desmond Hume
Series
2004
85%

Perfect Romance

Actor
Peter Campbell
Movie
2004

Carla

Actor
Matt
Movie
2003

The Gospel of John

Actor
Jesus
Movie
2003

Adventure Inc.

Guest Star
Show
2002

24Stream

Guest Star
Theo Stoller
Series
2001
87%

CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationStream

Guest Star
Series
2000

Law & Order: Special Victims UnitStream

Guest Star
Erik Weber
Series
1999
78%

Midsomer MurdersStream

Actor
Gareth Heldman
Series
1997

Casualty

Actor
Jason
Show
1986

Taggart

Guest Star
Show
1983

NOVAStream

Actor
Docuseries
1974

News about
Henry Ian Cusick

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