Hensema worked on over 70 films and television productions in his native The Netherlands and abroad. On the big screen, he played leading roles in many award-winning films and TV series. For his role in ‘Wild Romance‘, he won the Golden Calf for Best Actor (Dutch equivalent of the Bafta). In 2014 he was again nominated Best Actor for his lead role in the award-winning TV-series ‘Hollands Hoop‘ and in 2015 for his role in the multiple award-winning movie ‘Bloed, Zweet & Tranen‘
He alternates effortlessly between genres in film, television and theatre, and is often described as a chameleonic actor with many faces.