Shuler Hensley

Actor, Singer
Shuler Hensley was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He had the title role in a German stage production of "The Phantom of the Opera." His acting career began with roles in the series "Law & Order: ... Read more »
Born: 03/06/1967 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Actor (15)

Ed 2001 - 2002, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Shades of Blue 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Banshee 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Americans 2013 (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

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2005 (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

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 was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He had the title role in a German stage production of "The Phantom of the Opera." His acting career began with roles in the series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999-), "Ed" (NBC, 2000-04) and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2001-2011). He also appeared in the TV movie "Monday Night Mayhem" (TNT, 2001-02). During the early stages of his acting career, Hensley worked in films like the Ashley Judd comedic adaptation "Someone Like You" (2001). He next focused his entertainment career on film, appearing in the Scott Baio drama "The Bread, My Sweet" (2002) and the Hugh Jackman blockbuster action film "Van Helsing" (2004). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Jury" (Fox, 2003-04). He spent the early 2000s and the 2010s tackling film roles in the action movie "The Legend of Zorro" (2005) with Antonio Banderas and the thriller "After.Life" (2010) with Christina Ricci. Hensley most recently acted in "Odd Thomas" (2013) with Anton Yelchin.

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

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

2002

Acted in the TNT movie "Monday Night Mayhem"

2001

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

2001

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

2001

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

2000

Had a small role in "Someone Like You," which his 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

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

Broadway debut as Javert in "Les Miserables"

Raised in Marietta, Georgia

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

Bonus Trivia

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

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