Wait, This ‘Virgin River’ Actor Starred Alongside Meghan Markle in ‘Suits’?!

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We were mind-blown when we discovered that Martin Henderson had appeared in a Britney Spears music video back in the day. However, the 46-year-old actor isn’t the only Virgin River cast member with an extensive resume.

Take Benjamin Hollingsworth, for example. The actor is widely known for playing Dan Brady in Netflix’s Virgin River, but he’s no stranger to the small screen. In fact, he previously starred alongside Meghan Markle (who played Rachel Zane) in Suits. Just let that sink in.

Prior to Virgin River, Hollingsworth portrayed Mike Ross’s rival, Kyle Durant, on the popular USA series. Although he only appeared in season one, he’s credited on IMDB with two episodes, including “Play the Man” (episode seven) and “Rules of the Game” (episode 11).

Unfortunately, he landed the guest role long before Markle ever met Prince Harry, so there’s a good chance he had very little royal communication with the actress outside of typical co-star conversations.

In addition to Suits, Hollingsworth has also appeared in many films, like Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, Coming Home for Christmas, The Joneses, Can’t Buy My Love and A Godwink Christmas. Other TV credits include Trapped, Heartland, Degrassi: The Next Generation, The Line and CSI: Miami, though he’s best known for playing Mario Savetti on Code Black (which earned him a nomination for Best Actor in a TV Series Broadcast at the 2016 Golden Maple Awards).

What a small world.

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