Actor Torrance Coombs was born in Canada on June 14, 1983. He is likely best remembered for his performances as Sebastian “Bash” de Poitiers and Thomas Culpepper in The Tudors (2007–2010).
|Full name||Torrance Coombs|
|Date of birth||June 14, 1983|
|Place of birth||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Wife||Alyssa Campanella (2016- 2019)|
Early life and education
Coombs grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where he was born. To express himself more effectively, he joined the school choir, and soon after, he was given the role of Rum Tum Tugger in the musical Cats. To assist him prepare for the part, he rented a film of Elvis Presley performing live. Coombs has citizenship in both the United States and Canada.
Throughout his time in high school at University Hill Secondary School, he continued to perform in theatre roles. He finally enrolled in the acting curriculum at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
Parents and family
The actor was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on June 14, 1983. He hasn’t shared much about his family other than the fact that his mother’s name is Charlotte Coombs.
In addition to appearing in the musical “A Little Night Music”, Coombs has performed in plays at Bard on the Beach, a yearly professional Shakespeare festival held in Vancouver.
His first major television role was as John Doe in the 2008 CBC comedy series jPod, which was adapted from Douglas Coupland’s book of the same name. Coombs further had an appearance as Lance Corporal C. Sellers in a Battlestar Galactica episode from 2009 on television.
In 2010 Coombs played Chase Powers in CBC’s Heartland and Thomas Culpeper in The Tudors, both of which had recurring episodes. He co-starred in the Hulu drama series Endgame in 2011 as Sam Besht.
Coombs was announced to have been cast in the title character of Sebastian in the CW historical drama series Reign on March 11, 2013. For his work in Reign, he received a nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Dramatic TV Series at the 2014 Monte-Carlo Television Festival.
Coombs decided in the beginning of 2016 to leave Reign as a series regular at the conclusion of the third season, with the potential of coming back as a guest star in upcoming episodes. It was revealed in March 2016 that Coombs would be a series regular on Shonda Rimes’ upcoming ABC drama Still Star-Crossed. It was revealed in August 2017 that Coombs would play a recurring character in The Originals’ penultimate season.
He played Sam Matheson in the 2009 short The Familiar, and he played PJ in the 2009 short Good Image Media. He starred in the psychological suspense film Liars All in 2012.
In 2010, Coombs started dating Miss USA 2011 Alyssa Campanella. They made a public announcement about their engagement on June 12, 2015. The pair wed on April 2, 2016, in Santa Ynez, California. The couple announced their separation and divorce in April 2019.
He is thought to be worth about $1 million. His acting roles as well as the promotion of commercials and advertisements serve as his primary sources of revenue.
He has verified accounts on many social media sites and is quite active there. He has 153.4k followers on his @torrancecoombs Twitter account. He has 458k followers on his Instagram account, @torrancecoombs. He has a @torrancecoombs account on Facebook with 443k followers.