Shuler Hensley

Actor, Singer
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: ... Read more »
Born: 03/06/1967 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

Banshee 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Odd Thomas 2012 (Movie)

Fungus Bob Robertson (Actor)

After.Life 2010 (Movie)

Vincent Miller (Actor)

The 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The Legend of Zorro 2005 (Movie)

Pike (Actor)

Van Helsing 2004 (Movie)

Frankenstein's Monster (Actor)

Van Helsing: The Man and the Monsters 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Ed 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Bread, My Sweet 2002 (Movie)

Pinio Pyzola (Actor)

Someone Like You 2001 (Movie)

Hick Farmer (Actor)

Monday Night Mayhem (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

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).

Relationships

Paula Hensley

Wife

Iris Hensley

Mother
was associated with the Georgia Ballet

Skyler Hensley

Daughter
born c. 2001

EDUCATION

University of Georgia

Athens , Georgia
attended for two years

Manhattan School of Music

New York , New York

Milestones

2004

Cast as Frankenstein's Monster opposite Hugh Jackman and Kate Beckinsale in "Van Helsing"

2002

Acted in the TNT movie "Monday Night Mayhem"

2002

Recreated role of Jud in Broadway revival of "Oklahoma!"

2001

Cast as the Creature in a New Jersey production of "Frankenstein: The Musical"; production filmed

2001

US TV debut as guest performer in an episode of "Ed" (NBC)

2001

Co-starred in the independent, festival-screened "The Bread, My Sweet"

2000

Had small role in "Someone Like You", which featured "Oklahoma!" co-star Hugh Jackman

1995

Feature film debut in small role in "Sabrina"

1993

Performed in Mozart's "The Magic Flute" at the Skylight Opera Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1970

At age four, made professional debut dancing in "The Nutcracker" at the Georgia Ballet

Broadway debut as Javert in "Les Miserables"

Breakthrough stage role, Jud in the National Theatre's production of "Oklahoma!" in London; production filmed and aired on British television

Raised in Marietta, Georgia

Had title role of German stage production of "The Phantom of the Opera"

Bonus Trivia

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There's a Web site devoted to him at www.shulerhensley.com

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