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Douglas Henshall Biography

Birth Name:
Douglas James Henshall
Birth Place:
Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, Scotland

Fast Facts

  • Studied performing arts at the Scottish Youth Theatre during the early 1980s
  • Actor David Hayman, who he later worked with on the television series Shetland, gave him his first job out of drama school and his Equity Card
  • Played the role of Teach in American Buffalo at the Young Vic in 1997
  • In 2005, performed as Biff in a stage production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman in the West End
  • Was cast as Jerry in a production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal opposite Kristin Scott Thomas in the West End in 2011
  • Taught a master class to acting students at his alma mater, Mountainview Academy of Theatre Arts


  • Tena Stivicic -- Wife