Lucifer is one of the most-watched shows on Netflix. Tom Ellis plays the protagonist in Lucifer. Here are some interesting facts about the actor.
Lucifer is one of the most-watched shows on Netflix. The show is based on a DC Comics character from the comic book series The Sandman. The show stars Tom Ellis as Lucifer, a demon who leaves his home and moves to Los Angeles where he opens a nightclub.
Ellis is famous for his roles in shows like Rush and The Feds, however, the actor has gained huge success due to his role in the urban fantasy, Lucifer. Here’s some interesting Tom Ellis trivia to celebrate his birthday.
Tom Ellis Is The Son Of A Preacher
Tom Ellis plays a devil in the show. It is interesting to note that Tom Ellis’ father is a Baptist minister. Furthermore, his uncle Robert is also a Baptist minister. His twin sister, Lucy, is also a pastor, and the leader of a Christian congregation. According to Amomama.com, Tom was happy that his family was paying attention to the humorous side of his job. He also said that the show did not create any religious contradiction for him.
Tom Ellis Has Three Daughters
The character of Tom Ellis in Lucifer is shown to have an extreme dislike of children. He also often shows disdain for Trixie, the child of his colleague and primary love interest Chloe Decker. The thing to note is that this feeling doesn’t translate into their real life. He has three daughters with whom he is very close. He has two daughters, Florence Elsie and Marnie May, with Tamzin Outhwaite. On the other hand, Tom’s daughter Nora Hill is from one of his past relationships.
Ellis Barely Read The Script For Lucifer
In an interview with The Spokesman, Ellis said that he found the script for Lucifer “really funny”. The actor only read 10 pages of the script when he was offered the role. This was enough for him to decide whether he wanted to do the project or not. Furthermore, he was unaware that the character was based on a comic book until after he had accepted the role.
Tom Ellis Had A Crush On His Co-Star Tricia Helfer
Tricia Helfer plays Lucifer’s mother on the show. In an interview with Empire, Tom Ellis said he was a big fan of Tricia Helfer’s show Battlestar Galactica. He then joked about having a crush on Tricia. Ellis has a great relationship with Trika and the two often discuss the roles Helfer plays.