Daniel Henshall

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Daniel Henshall
Born (1982-08-09) 9 August 1982 (age 35)
Sydney, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–present

Daniel Henshall (born 9 August 1982) is an Australian stage, film and television actor.

He is best known for his award winning portrayal as serial killer John Bunting in the film Snowtown directed by Justin Kurzel,[1] as Caleb Brewster in the AMC TV series Turn: Washington's Spies[2] and as Blonde in Okja directed by Bong Joon Ho.

He is also known for his work as Robbie in the psychological horror The Babadook directed by Jennifer Kent,[3] and as Skinny Man in DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures' Ghost in the Shell, alongside Scarlett Johansson.

Daniel is a graduate of Actors Centre Australia.


Year Title Role Notes
2017 Okja Blond
Ghost in the Shell Skinny Man
2014 Fell Luke
The Babadook Robbie
2013 These Final Hours Freddy
Around the Block Simon
2012 Any Questions for Ben? Nick
Not Suitable for Children Dave
2011 Snowtown John Bunting AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor
Marrakech International Film Festival Award for Best Actor
Valenciennes International Festival of Action and Adventure Films Award for Best Actor


Year TV Show Role Notes
2015 The Beautiful Lie Kingsley Faraday
2014–2017 Turn: Washington's Spies Caleb Brewster
2013 Mr & Mrs Murder Gregor Cheresniak
2012 Rake The Clown
The Hamster Wheel Various
Devil's Dust Jock
2010 Rescue: Special Ops Trevor Slezak
2008 Out of the Blue Adam 'Addo' O'Donnell
2007 All Saints Tim Downly


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