Glasgow-born actor, Douglas Henshall, began acting at the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow. He then studied at Mountview Theatre School in London. Henshall subsequently returned to Glasgow and worked with several theatre groups, including 7:84. He has since gone on to work extensively in TV, theatre and radio. His first successful films were ‘Angels and Insects’ (1995) and Peter Mullan’s ‘Orphans’ (1997). In 2005 he made his West End debut as Biff Loman in Arthur Millar’s play ‘Death of a Salesman’. From 2007-9 he starred in the science fiction TV series ‘Primeval’. More recently, he was cast in the BBC drama, ‘The Silence’ (2010), and Harold Pinter’s ‘Betrayal’, which was performed at London’s West End Comedy Theatre.