Martin Henderson

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/08/1974, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Martin Henderson Fast Facts:
  • Has been acting since he was 13, when he won a part on the TV series Strangers in his native New Zealand after a casting call at his elementary school.
  • Played rugby in high school. 
  • Received the 1993 Best Male Dramatic Performance in a Television Show award at the New Zealand Television and Film Awards for his work on the New Zealand series Shortland Street.
  • Studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York for two years.
  • Played Britney Spears' ex-boyfriend in her "Toxic" video.
  • Became friends with Heath Ledger when they both worked on the Australian series Sweat; Ledger later helped him when he was struggling to make it in Hollywood.
  • Martin Henderson Relationships:
  • Veronica Henderson - Mother
  • Ian Henderson - Father
  • Martin Henderson Awards:
  • 2005 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • 2000 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2009 Australian Film Institute Awards: International Award for Best Actor - Nominee

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