Shirley Henderson - Rotten Tomatoes

Shirley Henderson

Lowest Rated:   0% Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
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Birthplace:   Kincardine, Fife, Scotland, UK
Spotted singing in a talent competition as a teen while on a family holiday, which led to her playing gigs at local working men's clubs, singing the likes of Abba, The Carpenters and Barbara Streisand. Could only afford the train fare to attend a single audition for drama school. Made her breakthrough in 1995 in comedy drama Hamish Macbeth. Played the role of a 14-year-old ghost, Moaning Myrtle, in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets at the age of 35, making her the oldest actor to play a Hogwarts student. Was the first actress to have won the Best Actress award at the Cherbourg-Octeville Festival of Irish and British Film twice. Dated musician John Simm in 2012. Frequently collaborates with director Michael Winterbottom. In 2017, was nominated for the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress for her performance in Never Steady, Never Still. In 2018, won the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Elizabeth in the original production of Girl from the North Country.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
78% Never Steady, Never Still
  • Judy
2018
86% Okja
  • Jennifer
2017
58% Urban Hymn
  • Actor
2017
79% T2 Trainspotting
  • Actor
$2.4M 2017
78% Bridget Jones's Baby
  • Jude
$24.1M 2016
82% Tale of Tales (Il racconto dei racconti)
  • Imma
2016
56% Set Fire To The Stars
  • Shirley
$4.8k 2015
63% Filth
  • Bunty
$23.6k 2014
41% In Secret
  • Suzanne
$0.4M 2014
74% Everyday
  • Actor
2013
53% The Look of Love
  • Actor
$0.3M 2013
No Score Yet The Selkie's Lover
  • Actor
2013
63% Anna Karenina
  • Opera House Wife
$12.9M 2012
No Score Yet The Gruffalo's Child
  • Gruffalo's Child
2012
56% Treasure Island
  • Meg Hawkins
2012
No Score Yet Kidtoons: The Gruffalo, Pocoyo & The Wiggles
  • Actor
2012
86% Meek's Cutoff
  • Glory White
$1M 2011
0% Nutcracker in 3D
  • The Nutcracker
$0.2M 2010
68% Life During Wartime
  • Joy
$0.3M 2010
41% Wild Child
  • Matron
2008
78% Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
  • Edythe
$12.3M 2008
No Score Yet I Really Hate My Job
  • Alice
2007
No Score Yet Wedding Belles
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Shakespeare Retold
  • Actor
2007
55% Marie Antoinette
  • Aunt Sophie
$16M 2006
88% Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Moaning Myrtle
$290M 2005
90% Tristram Shandy: A Cock & Bull Story
  • Susannah/Shirley Henderson
$1.2M 2005
52% Yes
  • Cleaner
$0.3M 2005
No Score Yet Dirty Filthy Love
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Frozen
  • Kath
2005
27% Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
  • Jude
$40.3M 2004
No Score Yet Last King: The Power And Passion Of Charles Ii, The
  • Queen Catherine
2004
85% Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
  • Alice
2004
No Score Yet American Cousins
  • Alice
2003
51% Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
  • Shirley
2003
No Score Yet AfterLife
  • Ruby
2003
73% Intermission
  • Sally
$0.8M 2003
82% Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Moaning Myrtle
$261.9M 2002
No Score Yet Villa Des Roses
  • Ella
2002
86% 24 Hour Party People
  • Lindsay Wilson
$1.1M 2002
46% Close Your Eyes
  • Janet Losey
2002
80% Bridget Jones's Diary
  • Jude
2001
62% The Claim
  • Annie
2000
63% Wonderland
  • Debbie
2000
89% Topsy-Turvy
  • Leonora Braham
1999
No Score Yet Bumping the Odds
  • Lynette
1997
90% Trainspotting
  • Gail
1996
73% Rob Roy
  • Morag
1995
No Score Yet Salt on Our Skin
  • Mary
1992

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
100% Happy Valley
2014-2016
  • Frances Drummond
  • 2016
No Score Yet Jamaica Inn
2014
  • Actor
  • 2014
No Score Yet Treasure Island
2012
  • Actor
  • 2012
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
  • Honoria Waynflete Marie Melmotte
  • 2009
  • 2002
92% Doctor Who
2006
  • Ursula Blake
  • 2006
No Score Yet NOVA
1974
  • Mileva Maric
  • 2005
No Score Yet Death in Paradise
2011
  • DS Angela Young
No Score Yet Southcliffe
2013
  • Claire Salter
No Score Yet The Crimson Petal and the White
2011
  • Emmeline Fox
No Score Yet The Way We Live Now
2002
  • Marie Melmotte

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