Shirley Henderson

Biography: Shirley Henderson was born in Scotland on 24th December 1965. The eldest of three sisters, Shirley showed an early interest and talent for acting, appearing in many local plays.

She also proved herself as a singer, her distinct voice setting her apart from the masses. She performed in many local music clubs and even appeared on talent programme Opportunity Knocks to demonstate her vocal ability.

After graduating from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Shirley did a lot of theatre work with a number of companies.

She is probably best know for her appearances in international films such as Trainspotting, Bridget Jones' Diary and Harry Potter.

Shirley Henderson's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 62
Highest Metascore: 85 24 Hour Party People
Lowest Metascore: 18 The Nutcracker
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 20
  2. Negative: 1 out of 20
20 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
56 Filth May 30, 2014 Bunty 7.9
47 In Secret Feb 21, 2014 Suzanne / Suzanne 7.7
55 Everyday Nov 22, 2013 Karen tbd
57 The Look of Love Jul 5, 2013 Rusty Humphries 5.3
63 Anna Karenina Nov 16, 2012 Mme Kartasov / Opera House Wife 6.5
85 Meek's Cutoff Apr 8, 2011 Glory White 6.1
18 The Nutcracker Nov 24, 2010 The Nutcracker 4.8
69 Life During Wartime Jul 23, 2010 Joy 5.7
63 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Mar 7, 2008 Edythe DuBarry 7.2
65 Marie Antoinette Oct 20, 2006 Aunt Sophie 5.5
80 Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story Jan 27, 2006 Susannah 6.1
55 Yes Jun 24, 2005 Cleaner 7.3
45 Close Your Eyes Apr 23, 2004 Janet Losey 8.0
69 Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself Mar 12, 2004 Alice 8.1
56 Once Upon a Time in the Midlands Aug 29, 2003 Shirley 7.0
85 24 Hour Party People Aug 9, 2002 Lindsay 7.5
66 Bridget Jones's Diary Apr 13, 2001 Jude 7.8
62 The Claim Dec 29, 2000 Annie 7.7
71 Wonderland Jul 28, 2000 Debbie 8.7
83 Trainspotting Jul 19, 1996 Gail 8.6