Shuler Hensley

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Shuler Hensley is an American film and stage actor and singer who is well-known for playing Frankenstein's monster in many works, including the 2004 cult classic film Van Helsing, starring Hugh Jackman and Kate Beckinsale. He also played Mr. Hyde on set before getting dubbed over by Robbie Coltrane. He also acted in theatrical productions ... See full bio »

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Known For

Van Helsing Frankenstein's Monster
Odd Thomas Fungus Bob Robertson
Oklahoma! Jud Fry


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 2022 Marbles and Bullets (post-production)
Samuel Barnett
  Brutal Season (completed)
Randy Hawkes
  Devil's Hollow (completed)
Bobby Hawkins
 2002 Frankenstein, The Musical (Video) (completed)
The Creature
 2021-2022 Dexter: New Blood (TV Mini Series)
Elric Kane / Elric
- The Family Business (2022) ... Elric Kane
- Unfair Game (2021) ... Elric
- Skin of Her Teeth (2021) ... Elric Kane
- Runaway (2021) ... Elric
 2021 Prodigal Son (TV Series)
Deputy Crutchfield
- The Last Weekend (2021) ... Deputy Crutchfield
 2017 The Greatest Showman
Lead Protestor
 2017 Elementary (TV Series)
Frank Trimble
- Over a Barrel (2017) ... Frank Trimble
 2016 The OA (TV Series)
Mr. Winchell
- Invisible Self (2016) ... Mr. Winchell
- Empire of Light (2016) ... Mr. Winchell
- Homecoming (2016) ... Mr. Winchell
 2016 Cruiser
 2016 Shades of Blue (TV Series)
Frank Kovach
- Undiscovered Country (2016) ... Frank Kovach
- Fall of Man (2016) ... Frank Kovach
 2016 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
James Garfield
- Murder of a President (2016) ... James Garfield
 2015 Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter (TV Series)
Barrett Huxley
- Not Earth China (2015) ... Barrett Huxley
- Dignity Cap (2015) ... Barrett Huxley
- Bark Bark Yum Yum (2015) ... Barrett Huxley
- Neon Nights (2015) ... Barrett Huxley
- Made Ya Look (2015) ... Barrett Huxley
 2015 Banshee (TV Series)
- A Fixer of Sorts (2015) ... Brantley
 2013 Odd Thomas
Fungus Bob Robertson
 2013 The Americans (TV Series)
Weapons Dealer
- Mutually Assured Destruction (2013) ... Weapons Dealer
 2009 After.Life
Vincent Miller
 2005 The Legend of Zorro
 2005 Lost in Love
Big Mac McLaren
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Mr. Downey
- Hooked (2005) ... Mr. Downey
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Matthew Byrnes
- Pilot (2004) ... Matthew Byrnes
 2004 Van Helsing (Video Game)
The Frankenstein Monster (voice)
 2004 Van Helsing
Frankenstein's Monster
 2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Jeff Richter
- See Me (2003) ... Jeff Richter
 2002 Monday Night Mayhem (TV Movie)
Keith Jackson
 2000-2002 Ed (TV Series)
Bob Arnovitz / Bob Arnowitz
- Small Town Guys (2002) ... Bob Arnovitz
- Just Friends (2000) ... Bob Arnowitz
 2001 Deadline (TV Series)
David Kahn
- The First Commandment (2001) ... David Kahn
 2001 Someone Like You
Hick Farmer
 2001 The Bread, My Sweet
 1999 Oklahoma! (TV Movie)
Jud Fry
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Self (15 credits)

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October 2007 - Playing the monster in Mel Brooks' "Young Frankenstein" on Broadway, co-starring with Roger Bart, Sutton Foster, Megan Mulally, Christopher Fitzgerald, and Andrea Martin See more »

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He was awarded the 1999 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Supporting Performance of 1998 for his role in Oklahoma! (1999). See more »


Known for portraying Frankenstein's monster.

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