Shirley Henderson Biography: Husband, Net Worth, Age, Movies & TV Shows, Wikipedia, Height, Children

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Shirley Henderson is a Scottish-born actress best known for her epic performances as Moaning Myrtle in the Harry Potter series.

Harry Potter and other blockbuster movies. As an A-list actress, she is an inspiration and role model to the young generation.

Shirley also gained popularity for portraying memorable characters such as Jude in the Bridget Jones films and Gail in Trainspotting.


  • Full Name: Shirley Henderson
  • Date of Birth: November 24, 1965
  • Age: 58 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Forres, United Kingdom
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Profession: Actress
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inches (1.55 meters)
  • Parents: N/A
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: Not married
  • Relationship status: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Net Worth: $12 million

Early Life & Education

Shirley Henderson, currently 58, was born on November 24, 1965, in Forres, a town in Moray, Scotland. She spent her childhood in Kincardine shores, where she grew up with her family.

Unfortunately, details about her parents and siblings remain undisclosed.

Shirley pursued her passion for acting at a young age. At 16, she enrolled in Adam Smith College, where she completed a one-year course in Theatre Arts, earning a National Certificate.

Determined to further her education and hone her acting skills, she moved to London at 17 and joined the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

After three years of rigorous training, Shirley successfully graduated from the school in 1986.

Personal Life

Regarding her personal life, Shirley Henderson has managed to keep her romantic relationships private.

She has not publicly revealed whether she has been married or had children. As of now, her relationship status remains undisclosed.


Shirley Henderson’s acting career began with appearances in television series such as “Wish Me Luck” and “Clarissa” in 1991.

She then ventured into the theatre, performing in various productions at the renowned National Theatre in London. In 1995, she gained recognition as Morag in the film “Rob Roy” and as Gail, Spud’s girlfriend, in Danny Boyle‘s critically acclaimed movie “Trainspotting” in 1996.

Her versatility continued to peak as she explored roles in both film and television. Notably, Shirley portrayed the character of Moaning Myrtle, a ghostly figure, in multiple Harry Potter films, including “Chamber of Secrets” and “Goblet of Fire.

She showcased her singing skills in Mike Leigh‘s “Topsy-Turvy” and displayed her acting range in Michael Winterbottom‘s “Wonderland.”

Her impressive filmography also includes notable films like “T2 Trainspotting,” “Okja,” and “Bridget Jones’s Baby.

Net Worth

Shirley Henderson has achieved considerable success in her acting career, contributing to her estimated net worth of $12 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: N/A
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  • T2 Trainspotting
  • Okja
  • Bridget Jones’s Baby
  • Trainspotting
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Rob Roy
  • Wonderland
  • Tale of Tales

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