Martin Henderson Isn’t Just Jack From Virgin River

Auckland-born actor Martin Henderson, 46, stars in Netflix series, Virgin River as the love interest of Mel Monroe played by Alexandra Breckenridge – “who moves to the tiny titular town in hopes of escaping her tumultuous past,” Andrea Park reports for Marie Claire.

“Jack is played to small-town perfection by Henderson, who flawlessly encompasses that whole ‘gruff on the outside, surprisingly sensitive on the inside’ thing that we’ve come to expect from Hollywood’s small-town romantic leads,” Park writes for the magazine.

Henderson, who has been working in the US for the past 20 years, is “probably most recognisable from his two-year stint on Grey’s Anatomy,” Park writes.

“His absolute best role, though, was as one of the romantic leads in Britney Spears’ eternally iconic ‘Toxic’ music video. Obviously.”

Original article by Andrea Park, Marie Claire, December 18, 2020.

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