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Scottish actor Douglas James Henshall has appeared in several plays, television programs, and motion pictures. He has come a long way to carve out a niche for himself in the entertainment world after beginning his career in the British police procedural television series “The Bill.” He has received a lot of praise for his roles as Professor Nick Cutter in the British science fiction series “Primeval” and Jimmy Perez in the criminal drama “Shetland.” He is well known for playing a variety of roles on British television. At the Monte-Carlo TV Festival in 2000, he won the best actor in a miniseries prize for his portrayal of Alex Letts, a parent attempting to manage his son’s ADHD. He also received a Palmare Award for his performance as Dr. Daniel Nash in the “Psychos.”

The career of Douglas Henshall

Douglas Henshall began performing in theater while he was a student in London. He won praise for his performances in plays like “American Buffalo,” which was staged in 1997, and “Life of Stuff,” which was performed at the Donmar Warehouse in 1993. He joined the theater company 7:84 which supports independence after arriving back in Glasgow.

He had six appearances in Dennis Potter’s British television series “Lipstick on Your Collar” in 1993. He worked on two episodes of the American television show “The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles,” which was broadcast on ABC, and one episode of the BBC drama series “Screen One” in the same year. He performed the role of Edgar in the 1995 film “Angels and Insects,” which was one of his first commercially successful efforts.

Douglas returned to the London stage in 2002, appearing as Michael Bakunin at the National Theatre in Tom Stoppard’s drama “The Coast of Utopia.” He played Daniel Stone in the same year’s British television crime thriller movie “Silent Cry,” which debuted on Channel 5.

At the Comedy Theatre in London in 2011, he played Emma’s lover in Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal.” He played Oliver Cromwell in the play “55 Daysworld “‘s debut in 2012. He portrayed Augustus Cribben in “The Secret of Crickley Hall” and the ITV television movie adaption of Ian Rankin’s book “Doors Open” in the same year. He began portraying Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez in the BBC series “Shetland” in 2013.

He portrayed the main character in the 2016 Scottish television drama series “In Plain Sight,” which focused on the crimes perpetrated in the 1950s in Lanarkshire, Scotland, by serial killer Peter Manuel. In the world premiere of Ivo van Hove’s 2017 National Theatre production of “Network,” Douglas played Max Schumacher. The play was based on Lee Hall’s adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky’s 1976 Oscar-winning picture of the same name.

The fourth season of the BBC television program “Shetland” will have Douglas Henshall reprising his role as Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez in 2018. The television program is a reimagining of the Ann Cleeves book series of the same name.

Individual Life of Douglas Henshall

On November 19, 1965, Douglas Henshall was born in Glasgow, Scotland. His father was a salesman, while his mother was a nurse. He joined the Scottish Youth Theatre while attending Barrhead High School. He relocated to London after receiving his degree in order to attend the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. In February 2010 he wed the Croatian author Tena tivii, and their daughter was born the following year.

He loved tennis as a child and continued to play it into his adolescence. He continues to enjoy playing and watching tennis. Additionally, he enjoys playing chess, watching sports, cooking, and going to the movies. He backs both the London club Chelsea and the Scottish outfit St. Mirren.

Estimated Net Worth

This artist’s pay is being examined. As of 2022, Douglas’ projected net worth is $8 million, according to various sources.