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Birth name Douglas James Henshall
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 19 november 1965 (58 years) at Glasgow (United-kingdom)

Douglas James Henshall (born 19 November 1965) is a Scottish actor probably best known for his role as Professor Nick Cutter in the British science fiction series Primeval and Jimmy Perez in crime drama Shetland.

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Peter Mullan
Peter Mullan
(2 films)
Mark Strong
Mark Strong
(3 films)
Emily Woof
Emily Woof
(2 films)
Julie Graham
Julie Graham
(2 films)
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Filmography of Douglas Henshall (19 films)

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The Salvation, 1h26
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Western
Actors Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Michael Raymond-James, Eric Cantona, Jonathan Pryce
Roles Sheriff Mallick
Rating66% 3.347763.347763.347763.347763.34776
In 1870s America, a peaceful Danish settler's wife and ten year old son are murdered. The father kills his family's murderers which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Doors Open
Doors Open (2012)
, 2h
Directed by Marc Evans
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Heist films
Actors Douglas Henshall, Stephen Fry, Lenora Crichlow, Brian McCardie, Elliot Cowan, Paul McCole
Roles Mike Mackenzie
Rating57% 2.899542.899542.899542.899542.89954
After an evening’s drinking with Professor Gissing (Fry), an art expert, and banker Allan Cruickshank (Collard), self-made millionaire Mike McKenzie (Henshall) and his friends dream up a plot to rip-off one of the most high-profile targets in the country – Edinburgh’s private art collection owned by a national bank. When he hears the love of his life, art consultant and auctioneer Laura Stanton (Crichlow), has returned to Edinburgh, his whole world is turned upside down and he'd risk anything to get her back.
The Eagle
The Eagle (2011)
, 1h54
Directed by Kevin Macdonald
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Peplum
Themes Films set in Africa
Actors Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland, Mark Strong, Tahar Rahim, Denis O'Hare
Roles Cradoc
Rating62% 3.1002053.1002053.1002053.1002053.100205
In the year AD 140, twenty years after the Ninth Legion disappeared in the north of Britain, Marcus Flavius Aquila, a young Roman centurion, arrives in Britain to serve at his first post as a garrison commander. Marcus's father disappeared with the eagle standard of the ill-fated legion, and Marcus hopes to redeem his family's honour by bravely serving in Britain. Shortly afterwards, only Marcus's alertness and decisiveness save the garrison from being overrun by Celtic tribesmen. He is decorated for his bravery but honourably discharged due to a severe leg injury.
Dorian Gray, 1h46
Directed by Oliver Parker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy
Themes Peinture, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Ben Barnes, Colin Firth, Rebecca Hall, Ben Chaplin, Emilia Fox, Rachel Hurd-Wood
Roles Alan Campbell
Rating61% 3.0971453.0971453.0971453.0971453.097145
When a naïve young Dorian Gray arrives in late Victorian London, by train, to inherit an estate left to him by his abusive grandfather, he is swept into a social whirlwind by the charismatic Lord Henry Wotton, who introduces Gray to the hedonistic pleasures of the city. Lord Henry's friend, society artist Basil Hallward, paints a portrait of Gray to capture the full power of his youthful beauty. When the portrait is unveiled, Gray makes a flippant pledge: he would give anything to stay as he is in the picture—even his soul.
French Film
Directed by Jackie Oudney
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Anne-Marie Duff, Eric Cantona, Hugh Bonneville, Victoria Hamilton, Douglas Henshall, Lizzie Brocheré
Roles Marcus
Rating64% 3.2436253.2436253.2436253.2436253.243625
Two relationships in North London simultaneously draw to a close. Jed, a journalist is living with his long-term girlfriend, Cheryl, with the couple regularly seeing Jed's best friend Marcus and his girlfriend, Sophie. Compared to Marcus and Sophie, Jed and Cheryl's relationship is tired and dysfunctional which Jed tries to put right by suggesting marriage. When he asks her, Cheryl turns him down because of the lack of romantic chemistry in their relationship. In the meantime, Jed is preparing to interview the pretentious French film writer/director, Thierry Grimandi. Grimandi, who lives and works on the basis that he considers himself lucky "firstly because I am French, secondly because I make movies, and thirdly because I understand love" is shown regularly to give us the benefit of his advice.
Free Jimmy
Free Jimmy (2006)
, 1h26
Origin Norvege
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Circus films, Environmental films, Politique, Political films
Actors Woody Harrelson, Simon Pegg, Phil Daniels, Emilia Fox, Kyle MacLachlan, Jay Simpson
Roles Eddie (voice)
Rating58% 2.9470652.9470652.9470652.9470652.947065
The events of the original movie take place entirely in Norway; in the English-language version of the movie, the story begins in Britain, and ends up in Norway with the traveling circus.
Ripley Under Ground, 1h41
Directed by Roger Spottiswoode
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Peinture, Films about psychiatry
Actors Barry Pepper, Jacinda Barrett, Tom Wilkinson, Willem Dafoe, Alan Cumming, Claire Forlani
Roles Derwatt
Rating59% 2.997922.997922.997922.997922.99792
After his friend, a successful young artist, is killed in a car accident, Tom Ripley (Pepper) and his friends hide his body and concoct a scheme in which they forge his paintings, eventually making a great deal of money. When an art collector (Dafoe) complains that a painting he bought from the gallery is a fake, Ripley must use his inimitable talents to defuse the problem by whatever means necessary.
It's All About Love, 1h45
Directed by Thomas Vinterberg
Origin Danemark
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Romance
Themes Sports films, Films set in the future, Sports d'hiver, Patinage artistique
Actors Joaquin Phoenix, Sean Penn, Claire Danes, Douglas Henshall, Alun Armstrong, Margo Martindale
Roles Michael
Rating53% 2.651642.651642.651642.651642.65164
Le film raconte l'histoire d'un jeune docteur en littérature polonaise qui doit se rendre au Canada pour donner un cours à l'université. Il fait une escale à New York pour signer les papiers du divorce avec sa très belle jeune femme. Cette dernière est une vedette de patinage artistique. Son activité est très lucrative et elle est jalousement protégée par sa famille.
Lawless Heart, 1h39
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Bill Nighy, Tom Hollander, Douglas Henshall, Stuart Laing, Clémentine Célarié, Ellie Haddington
Roles Tim
Rating66% 3.343033.343033.343033.343033.34303
A group of friends, lovers and relatives assemble for the funeral of Stuart. Devastated by Stuart's death, his brother-in-law, lover and best friend decide to take their lives in hand. Dan is a faithful and loving father and husband, until the day he meets Corinne. This buxom and sublime Frenchwoman seduces Dan with her honesty and hedonism, so much so that he wonders if he hasn't missed out on life. Nick, a gay restaurant owner, begins a relationship with a high-spirited young woman right after losing his lover, Stuart. When their apparently innocent relationship takes a more intimate turn, Nick is troubled by his feelings for his female comrade. Tim, carefree and charismatic, comes home after eight years abroad. Still looking for that "elusive something" that has been missing in his life, Tim finds it in a woman who works in a fashion boutique. But confronted with his future for the first time, the only thing that stands in the way is this unknown woman's past.
This Year's Love, 1h48
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Dougray Scott, Jennifer Ehle, Ian Hart, Sophie Okonedo, Douglas Henshall, Emily Woof
Roles Danny
Rating62% 3.1473953.1473953.1473953.1473953.147395
Dans le nord de Londres, la vie de six personnes issues de classes sociales différents, qui vont se croiser pendant trois ans et ayant pour souhait de trouver la personne qui les comblera.
Orphans (1998)
, 1h41
Directed by Peter Mullan
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Douglas Henshall, Gary Lewis, Stephen McCole, Frank Gallagher, Alex Norton
Roles Michael
Rating69% 3.4941853.4941853.4941853.4941853.494185
Three brothers and a sister meet in Glasgow to prepare for the funeral of their mother, Mrs Flynn. The night before the funeral there is a storm that tears the roof off the church. The film follows the siblings' four separate journeys through the night.
Twice Upon a Yesterday
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Lena Headey, Douglas Henshall, Mark Strong, Penélope Cruz, Elizabeth McGovern, Charlotte Coleman
Roles Victor Bukowski
Rating61% 3.0948153.0948153.0948153.0948153.094815
Victor (Henshall) is an actor in London who is desperate to stop his ex-girlfriend, Sylvia (Headey), to whom he was unfaithful, from marrying another man. After meeting two mysterious dustmen, he is given the chance to travel back in time and relive his romance. However, he finds that things develop differently this time around—Sylvia has an affair with Dave (Strong), and she leaves him.
Fast Food
Fast Food (1998)

Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors Gerard Butler, Douglas Henshall, Emily Woof, Miles Anderson, Sean Hughes, Stephen Lord
Roles Benny
Rating45% 2.2833152.2833152.2833152.2833152.283315
Benny returns to the town of his youth to find the girl he's loved since childhood and runs into his four old criminal friends who have plans to rob a local gangster.
Kull the Conqueror, 1h35
Directed by John Nicolella
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Monde imaginaire, Transport films, Witches in film, Films set in Atlantis
Actors Kevin Sorbo, Tia Carrere, Thomas Ian Griffith, Litefoot, Roy Brocksmith, Edward Tudor-Pole
Roles Ducalon
Rating48% 2.4038352.4038352.4038352.4038352.403835
Demons once ruled mankind under Akivasha, Sorceress Queen of Acheron, until overthrown by the god Valka. The kingdom of Valusia was built on the ruins of Acheron, and Valka left a single flame of Acheron there to burn for eternity as reminder of "godless times".