Henderson-Wade
Henderson Wade | Biography

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  • Full Name Henderson Wade
  • Occupation Actor, Producer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Washington DC, USA
  • Birth Date Mar 26, 1984
  • Age 38 Years, 6 Months
  • Zodiac Sign Taurus
  • First On-screen Debut 'The Young and the Restless' (2009)
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Net Worth Undisclosed
  • Partner Jessica Whatley
  • Relationship Status In a Relatioship
  • Education Graduated
  • University Syracuse University
Cast of Superhero Horror Drama Series 'Swamp Thing'

Henderson Wade | Biography

Played the role of Sean in Lifetime TV movie 'A Picture Perfect Holiday'

The superhero horror drama series 'Swamp Thing' is based on the DC Comics' fictional superhero character of the same name. The show premiered on the DC Universe Network on 31 May 2019 and ran for ten episodes through 2 August 2019. Henderson was one of the lead actors in the series. He appeared as Matt Cable in all ten episodes of 'Swamp Thing.' In addition, his character is one of Abby's childhood friends and a police officer.


Henderson Wade is a renowned American actor primarily recognized as the lead character, Sean, from Lifetime's TV movie A Picture Perfect Holiday.

Who is Henderson Wade?

Henderson Wade is a Los Angeles-based actor and producer. His TV career started with a minor role in the TV series The Young and the Restless in 2009. Moreover, in the same year, he appeared with similar minor roles in The Bold and The Beautiful (TV series), House (short film), and The Peanut Butter Theory (short film).

In 2011, the actor debuted on the big screen as Officer Bayne in the movie The Bleeding House. It followed his appearance in the 2012 film Apple and Oranges as Oliver. However, his rise to worldwide fame began after appearing as Adhu in the CBS' science fiction series Extant in 2015.

Additionally, Henderson has many other notable roles in The Cheerleader Murders (2016 TV movie), Riverdale (2018-2019 TV series), Swamp Thing (2019 TV series), A Picture Perfect Holiday (2021 movie), Walker (2021-2022 TV series), etc.

Besides acting, he has previously written and produced a short film, Olive Branch. He also worked on two more productions as an executive producer.

He was Born in Washington DC, USA

Henderson Wade was born in Washington DC, USA, on 26 March 1984. He has at least one brother with whom he grew up. Except that there is no information about his other family member on verified sources.

Henderson enrolled in Syracuse University in New York, where he attended the Newhouse School of Public Communications. He later relocated to Los Angeles from Washington to pursue an acting career. He also went to The Groundings Theater and School and studied improv.

He Auditioned for His Role in 'A Picture Perfect Holiday' Via Videotape

A Picture Perfect Holiday is a TV movie released on the American cable channel Lifetime on 13 November 2021. The leading actors in the film include Henderson Wade alongside Tatyana Ali, Dina Meyer, and Paula Andrea Placido.

The film follows the romance and chemistry between Ali's character Gaby and Henderson's character Sean. Gaby is a fashion photographer who meets Sean, a wildlife photographer while attending a Christmas Photography course at the idyllic mountain.

Reportedly, Henderson auditioned for the film through a videotape wearing Christmas pajamas. Talking about it with Nicki Swift in 2021, he said,

"Funny story about the audition tape. Literally, I did it in my own pair of Christmas pajamas. And after I got to set, I'm talking to the director, and he pulled me aside, and he goes, "You realize the fact that you wore your own Christmas pajamas is why you got the part."

Played a Lead Role in 'Swamp Thing'

The superhero horror drama series Swamp Thing is based on the DC Comics' fictional superhero character of the same name. The show premiered on the DC Universe Network on 31 May 2019 and ran for ten episodes through 2 August 2019.

The plot follows the lead character Abigail Arcane aka Abby, portrayed by Crystal Reed. She is a CDC doctor working as an investigator of the deadly disease caused by the swamp virus.

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Henderson was one of the lead actors in the series. He appeared as Matthew "Matt" Cable in all ten episodes of Swamp Thing. In addition, his character is one of Abby's childhood friends and a police officer.

He played Sheriff Lucilia Cable's (Jennifer Beals) son. Matt is a member of the police, a lawman who would go to any length to protect the community he loves. He is confused and spurred to urgent action when his childhood infatuation, Abigail Arcane, returns home just as evil threatens the village he's vowed to guard.

Who is Henderson Wade's Girlfriend/ Wife?

Henderson has been romantically involved with his girlfriend, Jessica Whatley, for a long time now. There is no verified information on the internet about if they have married yet. However, the pair became parents to their first child on 15 July 2020.

Henderson shared the picture of his newborn baby girl on his official Instagram handle on 15 July 2020. He introduced his daughter as Hendrix Lowell Wade.

Henderson Wade Daughter
Henderson Wade With his Newborn Daughter Hendrix in 2020 (Photo: Instagram)

Henderson's girlfriend Jessica features on Instagram as @jessicalwhatley. She regularly shares pictures with Henderson and her daughter on the handle. Moreover, her bio on Instagram suggests she is a designer and pattern maker by profession. 

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