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: 15 out of 26
  2. Negative: 1 out of 26
26 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
51 Urban Hymn May 12, 2017 Kate Linton / Kate Linton 9.1
83 Trainspotting Jul 19, 1996 Gail 8.9
85 24 Hour Party People Aug 9, 2002 Lindsay 8.7
45 Close Your Eyes Apr 23, 2004 Janet Losey 8.7
66 Bridget Jones's Diary Apr 13, 2001 Jude 8.6
71 Wonderland Jul 28, 2000 Debbie 8.4
62 The Claim Dec 29, 2000 Annie 8.4
69 Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself Mar 12, 2004 Alice 8.1
55 Yes Jun 24, 2005 Cleaner 7.6
67 T2 Trainspotting Mar 17, 2017 Gail 7.5
63 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Mar 7, 2008 Edythe DuBarry 7.4
47 In Secret Feb 21, 2014 Suzanne / Suzanne 7.4
76 Okja Jun 28, 2017 Cast / Jennifer 7.4
56 Once Upon a Time in the Midlands Aug 29, 2003 Shirley 7.0
59 Bridget Jones's Baby Sep 16, 2016 Jude 6.7
63 Anna Karenina Nov 16, 2012 Mme Kartasov / Opera House Wife 6.6
72 Tale of Tales Apr 22, 2016 Imma / Imma 6.5
85 Meek's Cutoff Apr 8, 2011 Glory White 6.3
80 Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story Jan 27, 2006 Susannah 6.0
69 Life During Wartime Jul 23, 2010 Joy 5.7
65 Marie Antoinette Oct 20, 2006 Aunt Sophie 5.6
56 Filth May 30, 2014 Bunty 5.4
57 The Look of Love Jul 5, 2013 Rusty Humphries 4.8
49 Set Fire to the Stars Jun 12, 2015 Shirley / Shirley 4.0
18 The Nutcracker Nov 24, 2010 The Nutcracker 3.1
55 Everyday Nov 22, 2013 Karen 2.0