Douglas Henshall is a Scottish actor. He had his debut in an episode of The Bill in 1989. The following year, he made his first film role in Crossing the Line. His first recurring role on television was on Lipstick on Your Collar. Afterward, he played T.E. Lawrence in 2 episodes of the ABC series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, followed by his role as Brian Forget on Common as Muck. He also had performances in the films Angels & Insects, Kull the Conqueror, and Fast Food. He later played Dr. Daniel Nash on the British series Psychos. He became further known during the 2000s, playing Nick Cutter on Primeval. As of 2013, he stars as DI Jimmy Perez on the crime drama series Shetland.