Rick Cosnett is a Zimbabwean-Australian actor. His acting career started in the mid 2000s. His debut was on the Australian series Forensic Investigators. He next appeared on other TV shows, such as headLand and East West 101, among others. He also made his big screen debut in the 2006 film The Bet. Subsequently, he played the titular character on the TV series The New Inventors. In the 2010s, he had a recurring role as Dr. Wesley “Wes” Maxfield on The Vampire Diaries. He next joined the main cast of The Flash’s Season 1 as Eddie Thawne. Afterwards, he played Elias Harper on Quantico.