Shirley Henderson (born 24 November 1965) is a Scottish actress. Her most notable movie roles include Gail in Trainspotting (1996), Jude in the three Bridget Jones movies (2001, 2004, 2016) and Moaning Myrtle in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005). Her other movies include Topsy-Turvy (1999), Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002), Frozen (2005), Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008), Anna Karenina (2012), Never Steady, Never Still (2017), Okja (2017) and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019).
On television, Henderson starred with Robert Carlyle in the BBC series Hamish Macbeth (1995–97). She also played Frances Drummond in the BBC drama Happy Valley (2016). She was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress for the Channel 4 miniseries Southcliffe (2013). In 2018, she 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.
- Woods, Judith (15 March 2016). "Happy Valley's Shirley Henderson: 'I didn't realise I was that terrifying'". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
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