Prison Break/Lincoln Burrows

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Lincoln Burrows
Prison Break
Prison Break-Lincoln Burrows.jpg
Actors Dominic Purcell
Max Kirsch (flashbacks)
Hunter Jablonski (flashbacks)
First Appearance 1x01 - Pilot
Series Billing Billed


Basic Information

Lincoln Burrows (played by Dominic Purcell) is Michael's brother and father to L.J. He is on death row at Fox River Penitentiary for the murder of the Vice President's brother, a crime he did not commit. The love of his life is Veronica Donovan, his childhood sweetheart. He later had a relationship with Lisa Rix, L.J.'s mother, after his relationship with Veronica crumbled, despite the fact he never stopped loving Veronica.

Character History

  • Lincoln had a relationship with Veronica but left her after impregnating L.J.'s mother, Lisa Rix.
  • Relegated to solitary after going after many prisoners. Informally known as 'Linc the Sink'
  • He also works on Prison Industries.
  • His mother, Christina Rose Scofield is deceased, and the whereabouts of his father, Aldo Burrows are unknown.

Memorable Moments



  • Lincoln Burrows: You've seen the blueprints.
    Michael Scofield: Better than that.
    Lincoln turns to see Michael shirtless, revealing his tattoos
    Michael Scofield: I've got them on me.
    Lincoln Burrows: Are you kidding me?
    He stares at Michael
    Lincoln Burrows: Am I supposed to be seeing something here?
    Michael Scofield: Look closer.

  • Lincoln Burrows: I walked in here a man, give me the strength to walk out of here a man.

  • Susan B. Anthony: Gotta commend you on that boom box trick, very sophisticated. You steal that one from 'Home Alone'?
    Lincoln: You fell for it, bitch!