|Born||9 August 1982|
Daniel Edwin Henshall (born 9 August 1982) is an Australian actor.
Life and Career
Daniel was born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales and is the youngest of three children. He is a graduate of Actors Centre Australia.
He rose to prominence for his portrayal as real life serial killer John Bunting in Justin Kurzel's critically acclaimed, award winning film Snowtown (based on the Snowtown murders of 1999) which screened in International Critics Week at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
Pulitzer Prize winning critic Roger Ebert called the performance 'astonishingly good'  while the film industry and review website IndieWire named it one of the best performances of that year, saying 'Daniel Henshall’s portrait of real-life murderer John Bunting is painfully good' . Daniel was awarded, among other honours, the AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Recently he was seen as Adam Cullen, the infamous Archibald Prize winning artist, in Acute Misfortune directed by Thomas. M Wright, which screened at the 2018 Melbourne International Film Festival where it was awarded The Age Critics Award. Luke Buckmaster of The Guardian said of his performance 'The film marks another one-for-the-ages performance from Henshall'  whilst Jake Wilson of The Age said 'Australian cinema is full of ratbags, but Adam Cullen, as portrayed by Daniel Henshall, ranks with the most memorable' .
He is also known for his work as nurse Robbie opposite Essie Davis in Jennifer Kent's critically acclaimed, award winning psychological horror The Babadook (2014), as Luke opposite Matt Nable in Fell (2014) directed by Kasimir Burgess, as Kingsley Faraday opposite Sarah Snook in the AACTA Award nominated TV series The Beautiful Lie (2015), as Skinny Man opposite Scarlett Johansson in the live action version of Ghost in the Shell, and as Blonde, a member of the ALF (Animal Liberation Front), alongside Tilda Swinton and Paul Dano in Bong Joon Ho’s Okja, which premiered in Official Competition at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
Next he will be seen as Slayer opposite Jamie Bell and Vera Farmiga in Guy Nativ's Skin, which premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival where it was awarded the Critics FIPRESCI Prize. The film will be released through out North America in 2019 through A24 .
|2011||Snowtown||John Bunting||AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role|
Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor
Australian Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Marrakech International Film Festival Award for Best Actor
|2012||Not Suitable for Children||Dave|
|2012||Any Questions for Ben?||Nick|
|2013||These Final Hours||Freddy|
|2017||Ghost in the Shell||Skinny Man|
|TBA||Acute Misfortune||Adam Cullen|
|2007||All Saints||Tim Downly||1 Episode: The Pain of It All|
|2008||Out of the Blue||Adam 'Ado' O'Donnell||66 Episodes|
|2010||Rescue Special Ops||Trevor Slezack||1 Episode: Street Legal|
|2012||Rake||Clown||1 Episode: R vs Mohammed|
|2012||Devil's Dust||Jock||2 Episodes|
|2013||Mr & Mrs Murder||Gregor Cheresniak||1 Episode: Atlas Drugged|
|2015||The Beautiful Lie||Kingsley Faraday||6 Episodes|
|2014 - 2017||Turn: Washington's Spies||Caleb Brewster||40 Episodes|
|2019||Lambs of God||Barnaby||4 Episodes|
|2019||Bloom (TV series)|
|2006||The Golden Ass||Various||Bsharp, Belvoir St Theatre|
|2007||The Popular Mechanicals||Flute||Parramatta Riverside Theatre|
|2008||Belles Line||Mick||The Old Fitzroy Theatre|
|2013||The Secret River (play)||Dan Oldfield||Sydney Theatre Company|
- Setoodeh, Ramin (2018-09-11). "Toronto: A24 and DirecTV Acquire 'Skin' Starring Jamie Bell (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2018-09-16.