Douglas Henshall Leaving Shetland

Is Douglas Henshall Leaving Shetland? His Wife Tena Štivičić And Family Ethnicity

The news of Douglas Henshall Leaving Shetland has captivated viewers’ attention regarding his personal life after the actor missed a statement on online abuse.

Douglas Henshall is a television, film, and stage actor from Scotland who is famed for his roles as Detective Inspector Jimmy Pérez in the crime drama Shetland and Professor Nick Cutter in the science fiction series Primeval.

In 2000, the actor won a gold nymph as best actor in a mini-series at the Monte-Carlo TV festival. The Glasgow-born actor debuted the role of DI Jimmy Perez in 2013 in the first TV adaptation of the novels by crime writer Ann Cleeves.

Douglas returned to the London stage in the summer of 2002, where he performed the role of Michael Bakunin in Tom Stoppard’s new trilogy of plays, The Coast of Utopia, at the National Theatre.

In 2016, Henshall won the Bafta Scotland best television actor award for his work in the series, and the show won the best television drama.

Is Douglas Henshall Leaving Shetland?

 After leaving Shetland, Douglas Henshall has landed a new role on stage after his character’s emotional exit from the BBC series Shetland.

The actor made his final appearance in the BBC’s murder mystery drama Shetland as the award-winning show returns for a seventh series.

Reports suggest Gaynor Holmes, Executive producer for BBC Drama, said Henshall left the show in “rude health” and she was excited about plans for its future.

Douglas Henshall has recently stated to his Twitter followers after receiving an “extraordinary amount” of online abuse. He has decided to quit to explore other acting opportunities.

According to BBC, the crime drama will return for an eighth series in 2023, with a new lead announced in due course. The actor said he would miss DI Perez and Shetland while leaving the show.

The 56-year-old was criticized for a tweet that suggested that the Queen’s coffin was empty ahead of the late monarch’s funeral.

The actor received backlash this month after using language considered to be offensive in an “inflammatory” post following a football match between Celtic and Rangers. 

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Who Is Douglas Henshall’s Wife, Tena Štivičić?

Shetland actor Douglas Henshall married his partner, Croatian writer Tena Štivičić, in Las Vegas in February 2010.

According to expressuk, It isn’t clear how the actor and his wife met, but the couple decided to tie the knot in a spur-of-the-moment ceremony in Las Vegas.

 Douglas Henshall Leaving Shetland
Shetland star Douglas Henshall and playwright wife Tena Stivicic
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His wife, Tena, is a Croatian playwright and screenwriter. In 2014-2015, his wife won the 2014-2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

Tena lives in London and is married to Scottish actor Douglas Henshall. Tena Štivičić lives in London and is married to Scottish actor Douglas Henshall.

His wife participated in theatre events such as Future Perfect, the Paines Plough Young Writers Programme, and the Royal Court’s 50th Anniversary season. Tena is bilingual and has written plays in her native Croatian and English.

Tena’s play 3 Winters premiered at National Theatre in London and won Štivičić the 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

Douglas Henshall Family And Ethnicity 

As of October 2022, Doughlas is 45 years, was born on 5 September 1977 in Zagreb, Croatia. His ethnicity is Cortina.

Douglas was born to a nurse and his Father, a salesman. After graduation, the actor joined the Scottish Youth Theatre, moved to London, and trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. 

Douglas Henshall Leaving Shetland
Douglas Henshall as DI Jimmy Perez, with his on-screen step-daughter
Source: thescottishsun

Shetland actor and his wife Tena welcomed their only child, daughter Anja Grace at the end of 2016. Meanwhile, Henshall and his wife are incredibly private, so no pictures of their daughter have been shared.

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