Thomas John Ellis is a Welsh actor from Cardiff, Wales. He is best known for playing Gary Preston in the sitcom Miranda (2009–2015) and Lucifer Morningstar in the American television series Lucifer (2016–).
Other notable roles include Gary Preston in a hit TV show Miranda aired on BBC co-side with Miranda Hart from November 9, 2009 to January 1, 2015, Justyn in Channel 4’s No Angels and Thomas Milligan in the series three finale of the BBC One science-fiction television programme Doctor Who. In July and August 2009, Ellis starred in ITV comedy drama Monday Monday with Fay Ripley. He was also cast as Detective Inspector Bland in Agatha Christie’s Poirot. Ellis was the star of the USA network series Rush, playing a Hollywood physician. In 2011, he starred in the role of Mark Etches in the British supernatural drama The Fades.
In February 2015, it was announced that Ellis was cast as Lucifer Morningstar in the Fox television drama Lucifer, based on the comic with the same name, which premiered on 25 January 2016. The show was renewed by Netflix for a fourth season which will air sometime in 2019.