'My Husband's Deadly Past': Meet the cast of Lifetime's thriller that tells a dark tale of sin and manipulation

Directed by Troy Scott, 'My Husband's Deadly Past' premieres on Lifetime at 8/7c on Sunday, May 31


                            'My Husband's Deadly Past': Meet the cast of Lifetime's thriller that tells a dark tale of sin and manipulation
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Lifetime's latest thriller 'My Husband's Deadly Past' is a creepy, psychological tale of a manipulative husband who terrorizes his wife in the most messed up of ways. Directed by Troy Scott, 'My Husband's Deadly Past' is a twisted tale of sin, manipulation, and survival. Before the movie premieres on Lifetime at 8/7c on Sunday, May 31, meet the cast.

Sarah Butler as Mackenzie

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Butler plays the role of Mackenzie on the Lifetime thriller. Out of the blue, Mackenzie begins to see visions of a missing co-ed student. In these visions, she is appearing to kill the student by repeatedly hitting her on the head. Other times, she simply sees the girl staring at her from a distance. Convinced that she has killed the young woman, Mackenzie is beyond consolation. But she soon enough discovers that things are what they seem to be, and people around her and now who they claim to be. As Mackenzie launches her own investigation into the matter, she must overcome everything threatening her life. 

The actress is best known for playing the role of Jennifer Hills in the rape and revenge horror film series 'I Spit on Your Grave', a character that she was praised for. The movie, too, was recognized for the "feminist edge", which was the reason butler took the role of Jennifer Hill, a novelist who is brutally gang-raped while staying in a cabin in the wood.  The actress has since starred in 'Grey's Anatomy', 'Moontrap Target Earth', and 'Infidelity in Suburbia'. In 2018, she appeared in the indie horror 'All Light Will End'. She is a gardening enthusiast and farms vegetables in her own garden. She uploads gardening videos to her YouTube channel 'Hollywood & Vines'. 

Peter Benson as Otto Croft

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Benson plays the role of Mackenzie's psychiatrist husband Otto, who, according to the synopsis of the movie, has a role to play in the disappearance of the young girl. Although his wife doesn't know it yet, she is about to find out how vile her husband really is. The actor is best known for 'Mech-X4', '37-Teen', 'Everything, Everything' and 'Hell on Wheels'. He won the Canadian Comedy Awad for Best Direction in a Feature for 'Marrying the Family', and the Leo Award for Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Television Movie for 'Falling for Vermont'.

Brendon Zub as Hugh Gossett

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Zub plays the role of  Hugh Gossett, who rescues Mackenzie, then soon becomes her sidekick. The actor is known for his work in several television movies such as 'Hearts of Winter', 'Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Heist and Seek', 'The Past Never Dies', 'Made for You, with Love', 'A Twist of Christmas' and 'Love Under the Rainbow'. He has also appeared in 'Batwoman' as Chuck Dodgson and on 'Charmed' as Trip Bailey, 'The 100' and ''Flash'.

Lucia Walters as Detective Chandra

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Detective Chandra might have arrested Mackenzie at first, but she soon becomes suspicious of her husband, Otto. And so, as Mackenzie rushes to prove her innocence, Detective Chandra embarks on an investigation into Otto and his medical practice. Walters is known for her work in 'Mission to Mars', 'Life Unexpected', 'Smallville' and 'Fifty Shades Darker'.

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