Person Details

Birthday: 1965-11-19 22:39:37

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: N/A

Place of birth: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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Movie Involvements: 20

TV Involvements: 15


Most Famous Work

Biography

Douglas Henshall was born in Glasgow, Scotland in November 1965. His mother was a nurse and his father a salesman. He is the youngest of three children and has two older sisters. He grew up in Barrhead and attended Barrhead High School. Whilst at school a friend asked him to join The Scottish Youth Theatre based in Glasgow. After leaving school, he moved to London to train at Mountview Theatre School. He returned to Glasgow after training where he joined the 7:84 theater company. Eventually, he went back to live in London where he received critical acclaim for his theater work, notably "Life of Stuff" at the Donmar Warehouse (1993) and "American Buffalo" at the Young Vic (1997). One of his first successful film roles was as Edgar in  Angels and Insects (1995) before going on to star in Orphans (1998), The Man with Rain in His Shoes (1998), Lawless Heart (2001) and It's All About Love (2003) . He has also starred in many television series and is known for his roles in  Psychos(1999), Kid in the Corner (1999), Loving You (2003) and Frances Tuesday (2004). Douglas has also performed in plays for BBC radio, including the role of Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet (1999), David in "The Long Farewell" (2002), Jack Parlabane in "Bampot Central" (2004) and Richard in "Richard III" (2004). In the summer of 2002, Douglas returned to the London stage where he performed the role of Michael Bakunin in  Tom Stoppard's new trilogy of plays, 'The Coast of Utopia', at The National Theatre. During 2004 he continued stage work starring as John Proctor in 'Arthur Miller' 's 'The Crucible' at The Crucible in Sheffield and Thomas Huxley in 'Darwin in Malibu' by Crispin Whittell, at the Hampstead Theatre. In 2005 Douglas made his West End debut at The Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue playing Biff Loman in the critically acclaimed production of Arthur Miller' 's play 'Death of a Salesman', alongside  Brian Dennehy.

Most Famous Work

Outlander
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8

Outlander

(2014) Lennox
The Salvation
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6

The Salvation

(2014) Sheriff Mallick
Shetland
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8

Shetland

(2013) DI Jimmy Perez
Primeval
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7

Primeval

(2007) Nick Cutter
The Eagle
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6

The Eagle

(2011) Cradoc
Dorian Gray
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6

Dorian Gray

(2009) Alan Campbell
Kull the Conqueror
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6

Kull the Conqueror

(1997) Ducalon
It's All About Love
Average
6

It's All About Love

(2003) Michael

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Adam Snow
2018 Himself
2017 Narrator
2016 William Muncie
2015 Daniel
DCS Hepburn
2014 N/A
Lennox
Taran MacQuarrie
Sheriff Mallick
2013 DI Jimmy Perez
2012 Mike Mackenzie
Augustus Cribben
Harker
2011 Werner Kraus
Joe Astell
Cradoc
2010 Jim
2009 D.I. John Tolin
Alan Campbell
2008 Marcus
T.E. Lawrence
2007 Nick Cutter
2006 Eddie (voice)
2005 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
2004 Robert Dunbar
2003 Michael
2002 Tim
Davis Dawson (Crossing the Line) (archive footage)
2001 Cromwell Marsh
2000 Levin
1999 Alex Letts
T.E. Lawrence
N/A
Danny
1998 Victor Bukowski
Michael
1997 Ducalon
1996 Clive Colville
1995 Edgar Alabaster
1994 N/A
1993 Louie Gibbons
N/A
N/A
1990 Davie Dawson
News Reporter
N/A
1984 N/A
1972 N/A
Lucas Pilgrim
N/A
Phil
Year Character Movie/Tv

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
2017 Video Assist Operator
Year Role Movie/Tv

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