Shuler Hensley worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. He began his acting career with roles in the series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999-), "Ed" (2000-04) and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2001-2011). He also appeared in the TV movie "Monday Night Mayhem" (2001-02). During the early stages of his acting career, Hensley worked in films like the comedic adaptation "Someone Like You" (2001) with Ashley Judd. Following that project, he worked on "The Bread, My Sweet" (2002) with Scott Baio, the Hugh Jackman blockbuster action flick "Van Helsing" (2004) and the Antonio Banderas action picture "The Legend of Zorro" (2005). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Jury" (2003-04). He also appeared as Vincent Miller in the thriller "After.Life" (2010) with Christina Ricci. Additionally, he appeared on the television special "The 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors" (2009-2010). Hensley last acted in "Odd Thomas" (2013).