HENRY IAN CUSICK was born in Peru, raised in Trinidad and Scotland and he now lives in Hawaii. He trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama before joining the Citizens Theatre Glasgow.
He received a special commendation in the Ian Charleson award for the title role in Torquato Tasso at the Edinburgh International Festival and as Creon in Oedipus at the Citizens Theatre.
On stage Cusick has worked with the Royal National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company and Almeida, London to name a few.
Cusick starred in numerous British TV shows before moving to the U.S. to join the cast of the ABC TV series LOST. In 2006 he was nominated for an Emmy for his role as Desmond Hume and continued as a series regular for 5 seasons. He played a series regular in ABC’s Scandal and had recurring roles on 24, SVU: Law and Order, Fringe, The Mentalist and Body of Proof. He is currently a series regular, in the role of Marcus Kane on The CW’s The 100.
On the big screen Cusick appeared in Hitman. Other independent film credits include HalfLight, 9/tenths, Richard II, Not Another Happy Ending, Pali Road, Rememory and the short film Visible, which reunited Cusick with his LOST co-star Sonya Walger. Leading movie roles in The Gospel of John, The Girl on The Train, Frank vs God and Just Let Go.
He has also written, produced, directed and stars in his first short film “dress” which won Best Short at Honolulu International Film Festival, Peace on Earth Film Festival and was a finalist at USA Film Festival.