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SHIRLEY HENDERSON (Lucille Hardy) is a multi-award-winning
actress, whose film and television
career has made her a household name throughout the UK and across the world.
Henderson has starred in many television dramas, most notably in Channel 4's
for which she won the Scottish BAFTA award for Best Actress. She also played a
lead role in the
critically acclaimed JAMAICA INN for the BBC and Sally Wainwright's multi
series HAPPY VALLEY.
Her other television credits include THE TAMING OF THE SHREW for the BBC, MAY
CONTAIN NUTS for Tiger Aspect, DIRTY FILTHY LOVE for ITV and TREASURE ISLAND
for Benbow Films. She has also starred in DR WHO for the BBC, WEDDING BELLES for
Channel 4 and the BAFTA winning CHARLES II: THE POWER AND THE PASSION for the
Henderson has a well-established film career spanning over two decades. She
is perhaps most well
known for her role as Moaning Myrtle in the HARRY POTTER franchise and for her
Bridget Jones' chardonnay-swilling sidekick, Jude, in the BRIDGET JONES
Henderson has won many awards for her film work including the BAFTA Scotland
Best Actress in a Scottish Film for her role in Juliet McKoen's FROZEN and Best
Actress at the
Cherbourg-Octeville Festival of Irish & British Film for her role in Don Coutts'
COUSINS. She was nominated for the BIFA's Best Supporting Actress award for her
alongside James McAvoy in FILTH as well as for her role in Lone Sherfig's black
WILBUR (WANTS TO KILL HIMSELF). Her other film credits include Michael
critically acclaimed EVERYDAY alongside John Simm, Danny Boyle's TRAINSPOTTING,
Michael Winterbottom's 24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE, Shane Meadows ONCE UPON A TIME
IN THE MIDLANDS, Deva Palmier's FISHY and Frank Van Passel's VILLA DES ROSES.
In 2015, Henderson played a lead role in Matteo Garrone's epic fantasy, THE
TALE OF TALES
alongside Toby Jones, Vincent Cassel and Salma Hayek and in 2016, she played
Jones and Elijah Wood in the Dylan Thomas inspired SET FIRE TO THE STARS. Most
Henderson has been seen playing opposite Tilda Swinton in the Bong Joon-ho
OKJA and Kathleen Hepburn's NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL.
Henderson has just finished a run of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at the Old
Theatre and London's West End. She has recently received an Olivier nomination
for Best Actress
in a Musical for her role.
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