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Rick Cosnett

The Flash
Det. Eddie Thawne
Familiar to audiences from his role on “The Vampire Diaries,” Rick Cosnett starred as Eddie Thawne, a handsome detective who is dating Iris West (Candice Patton), on The CW’s hit series, “The Flash.”

Born in Zimbabwe, Cosnett studied acting at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. After spending some time in theater productions, Cosnett got his first break in the television series “Forensic Investigators.”

Additional television credits include recurring roles on “Quantico” as Elias Harper, “The Vampire Diaries” as Dr. Wes Maxfield, “The Young Inventors” and “Headland.” Cosnett made guest appearances on such television series as “Castle”, “Continuing Fred” and “East West 101.”

On the big screen, Cosnett can next be seen in the feature film “Skybound.” Additional film credits include “The Timing of Love,” “The Bet,” “The Neighbor,” “Prejudice” and “Langehill Farm.”

Cosnett is a trained classical musician and singer through the Royal School of Music. He currently resides in New York.

Rick appears courtesy of Gifts for the Geek.