Jim Henshaw (born September 28, 1949, in Bassano, Alberta, Canada) is a professional actor, screenwriter and film and television producer. The first actor graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, he began his professional career in 1971. A mainstay of the Canadian theatre scene during the 1970s, he appeared in more than 50 productions of new Canadian plays, including the first performances of several works by playwright George F. Walker. His film career included such films as The Last Detail, Monkeys in the Attic, Lions for Breakfast, The Supreme Kid and A Sweeter Song for which he also wrote the screenplay. Henshaw was the voice of Daniel Mouse and Beaver Drummer in the 1978 animated film The Devil and Daniel Mouse, a television special created by Nelvana Productions, the Canadian animation company that worked on various television specials during this time from 1977 to 1980. In the field of animation, he is best known for playing Bright Heart Raccoon in The Care Bears Movie and The Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation, as well as Tenderheart Bear in The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland and the television series. He also starred in the Star Wars-inspired animated series, Ewoks, as Wicket W. Warrick and provided voices for the animated feature Heavy Metal. He also supplied the voice of Zipper Cat in the early version of The Get Along Gang and did voices in two early animated films by including The Magic of Herself the Elf and Easter Fever. Henshaw has also made a guest appearance in two episodes of The Littlest Hobo.In 1986, he transitioned his career into writing and producing, serving as a story editor or producer on such series as Adderly, Friday the 13th: The Series, Top Cops, War of the Worlds, Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension and BeastMaster. In addition to creating Top Cops, he has written more than a dozen television pilots, including Secret Service and The Lost World. He was also the creative force behind a successful series of romance films based on Harlequin Romance novels. In addition to writing and producing, Henshaw is also the author of the Canadian show business and writing blog "The Legion of Decency".
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The Immortal is a Canadian television series which aired from October 2000 to June 2001 and had 22 episodes.
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The Lost World
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Escape from Mars
Five astronauts make the first manned trip to Mars in the second decade of the 21st century. They must battle and overcome inferior computer components, corporate greed and indifference, and their own...
BeastMaster is a Canadian television series that aired from 1999 to 2002. It was loosely based on a 1982 MGM film The Beastmaster. The series aired for three complete seasons. It is produced by Coote/...
The Lost World
Early 20th-century adventurers find themselves fighting for survival after their hot-air balloon crashes into a remote part of the Amazon, stranding them on a prehistoric plateau.
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Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension
A new mystery begins for two young boys in the seemingly ordinary town of Eerie, Indiana as they experience strange and interesting phenomena.
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FX: The Series
F/X: The Series is a television series that is based on the movie F/X. The show was filmed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, for 40 episodes. The opening sequence ended with a television crew in the foregr...
A Change of Place
Kim Jameson is a university professor while Kate Jameson - also known as Dominique, Kim’s twin sister - is a troubled model working in Paris. Kate is a drunk, in desperate need of rehabilitation. Kim ...
Rich Hungarian-born orphan Katya Davidov commissions Jordan Kirkland to research her past starting from a photograph, showing her as a child next to an elusive Fabergé music box. Luckily experienced Y...
A female photographer hears that her brother has been shot dead at a horse rearing farm. She decides to go there herself and uncovers a murky conspiracy.
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Counterstrike is a Canadian/French crime-fighting/espionage television series. It premiered on November 2, 1991 on CTV in Canada and on November 20, 1991 on TF1 in France. It also aired in the United ...
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Bordertown is a television western-drama series that aired from 1989 to 1991. It depicts the town formerly known as Pemmican that was later renamed Bordertown when the western border between the Unite...
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War of the Worlds
Humanity must resume its war against the Martians when they revive after decades of hibernation following their defeat in the 1950s. The fate of Earth may very well rest in the hands of a small yet co...
Care Bears: The Nutcracker
An animated version, starring the Care Bears, of the fairy tale that inspired the famous ballet.
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The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland
The cuddly Care Bears and their cousins star in this charming third feature-length film incorporating characters from Alice in Wonderland. A young girl named Alice and the Care Bears travel together i...
Diamonds was a Canadian television series that aired from 1987 to 1989. The show starred Nicholas Campbell as Mike Devitt and Peggy Smithhart as Christina Towne, a divorced couple who continued to wor...
Friday the 13th: The Series
Micki and Ryan with the help of their friend Jack attempt to recover cursed antiques so they can store them in safety inside the antique store's vault.
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The Care Bears
The Care Bears live in a faraway place up in the clouds called Care-a-Lot. They travel around the world on Missions in Caring, whilst evil villains such as Professor Coldheart and Lord No Heart, try t...
Star Wars: Ewoks
Star Wars: Ewoks is an American/Canadian animated television series featuring the Ewok characters introduced in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. It aired for two seasons between 1985 and 1986...
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