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Richard James Cosnett (born 6 April 1983) is a Zimbabwean-Australian actor.[2][3] He is known for playing the roles of Wes Maxfield in The Vampire Diaries, Elias Harper in Quantico and Eddie Thawne in The Flash.[4][5][6][7][8][9] He is a cousin of Hugh Grant.[10]

Rick Cosnett
Rick Cosnett at 2015 PaleyFest.jpg
Born
Richard James Cosnett

(1983-04-06) 6 April 1983 (age 36)
Chegutu, Zimbabwe[1]
OccupationActor
Years active2004–present

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Bet Mike Voss
2008 The Terrorist short
2009 The Neighbour short
2010 The Elephant in the Room Curtis short
2012 The Timing of Love Simon
2013 Continuing Fred Brian
2016 ZIM HIGH Hawk
2017 Happily Never After Josh TV Movie
2017 Skybound Matt
2018 Tu me manques Chase

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2004–2005 Forensic Investigators Mal Henshall 8 episodes
2005 headLand Brad Partridge 3 episodes
2007 East West 101 Greg Small 1 episode
2008 The Trojan Horse Will Tullman 2 episodes
2008–2009 The New Inventors The Inventor 5
2013–2014 The Vampire Diaries Dr. Wesley "Wes" Maxfield Recurring (12 episodes)
2014–2017 The Flash Eddie Thawne Main cast (season 1)
Special guest star (seasons 2–3)
2015–2016 Quantico Elias Harper Recurring role
2016 Castle Victor Crowne 1 episode Hell to Pay
2018 NCIS Sean Parks 1 episode

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Talent Birthdays and Hometowns" (PDF). cbspressexpress.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 December 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  2. ^ Cosnett, Rick (11 October 2013). "Hi Reddit! I'm Rick Cosnett, Zimbabwean/Australian actor playing Dr. Wes Maxfield on The Vampire Diaries. Nice to meet ya! Let loose!". Reddit. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  3. ^ Oebel, Nicole (28 May 2014). "Exclusive interview with Rick Cosnett". myFanbase. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  4. ^ Ellwood, Pip (27 November 2014). "We think we're in love with The Flash star Rick Cosnett". Entertainment Focus. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  5. ^ Blackwelder, Carson (28 May 2014). "Rick Cosnett Dishes About Playing "Ignorant" Dr. Wes on The Vampire Diaries". Wetpaint. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  6. ^ Halterman, Jim (6 February 2014). "Vampire Diaries Q&A: Rick Cosnett on Next Step For Wes, "Desperate Measures" to Come". TV Fanatic. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  7. ^ Topel, Fred (3 November 2014). "THE FLASH Exclusive: Rick Cosnett on Time Travel and Professor Zoom". Nuke The Fridge. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  8. ^ Ng, Philiana (21 October 2014). "'The Flash's' Rick Cosnett on the Mystery of Eddie Thawne: Things Unravel Fast". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  9. ^ Andreeva, Natalie (14 January 2014). "'Rick Cosnett & Danielle Panabaker To Co-Star In CW Pilot 'The Flash'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  10. ^ Hernandez, Greg (29 June 2014). "Wednesday Morning Man: Rick Cosnett!". greginhollywood.com. Retrieved 1 December 2014.

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