Viewers are impressed but who plays Grant on the History Channel mini-series? Considering the strength of the performance, let’s take a look.

It hasn’t been our year has it…

We’ve all made great sacrifices and have done our very best to try and remain safe and help others during lockdown.

Of course, it has been so important to remain entertained, which is where TV has undoubtedly swept in to save the day.

We’ve been lucky enough to see so many great new series surface, as well as fond favourites return. Now, the history buffs have been invited to tune into a must-see event over on the History channel.

Grant focuses its lens on Ulysses S. Grant, the eighteenth President of the United States.

The series includes the likes of Carel Nel as Abraham Lincoln and Francis Chouler as John Rawlins, but who plays Grant?

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Who plays Grant on the History channel mini-series?

On the History Channel mini-series Grant, the titular Ulysses S. Grant is played by Justin Salinger.

He reprises the role across all three episodes.

It’s a really intriguing piece of work, blending traditional and educational aspects of documentary filmmaking with thrilling reconstruction, bringing to life an important moment in history.

Justin does a terrific job in the role, but where have we seen him before?

Justin Salinger: Previous roles

According to IMDb, Justin first appeared on screens in the 1998 film Velvet Goldmine (he played Rodney) directed by Todd Haynes and starring Christian Bale, Toni Collette, Ewan McGregor and more.

Since then, he’s gone on to star in a wealth of notable films, including 2004’s Enduring Love (Frank), Everest (Ian Woodall), Ray & Liz (Ray), Once Upon a Time in London (Harry White), Brimstone (Doctor), We Are Monster (Chief Officer Dean) and Heartless (Raymond Morgan).

Grant isn’t his first dive into TV though…

Similarly, he’s landed an exciting range of small screen roles too, with parts in the likes of Hanna (Carl Meisner), Humans (Connor), The Mill (James Windell), Ripper Street (Nathaniel Hinchcliffe), The 7.39 (Grant Findlay) and more.

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Follow Justin Salinger on Twitter

If you’re a fan of Justin’s work on Grant and fancy keeping up to date with him, it’s worth giving him a follow on Twitter.

You can find him over at @jussy36; he currently has over 700 followers.

We hope you’re enjoying the show!

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