Ellis also played the role of Dr Oliver Cousins in EastEnders.
He is also well known for appearing on The Catherine Tate Show and Holby City.
His other credits include King Cenred in Merlin, Justyn in No Angels, Thomas Milligan in Doctor Who, Mark Etches in The Fades and Dr William Rush in the USA Network series Rush.
IIn February 2015, it was announced Ellis would play the lead role of Lucifer Morningstar in the Fox drama, Lucifer.
Lucifer was cancelled after three seasons by Fox but thankfully, Netflix stepped in and saved the supernatural drama.