Shirley Henderson

Shirley Henderson is a Scottish film and television actress, best known for playing Moaning Myrtle in the "Harry Potter" movie franchise as well as Jude in several "Bridget Jones" movies. She's a graduate from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England, UK.

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Frozen (2005)

It's two years since the mysterious disappearance of Kath Swarbrick's older sister Annie, but Kath remains haunted by a need to know what happened. When police investigations wind down, Kath continues the search herself. She gets nowhere until she steals some CCTV ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Juliet McKoen
CAST:  Shirley Henderson  •  Roshan Seth  •  Ger Ryan  •  Richard Armitage

24 Hour Party People (2002)

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  John Thomson  •  Lennie James  •  Shirley Henderson

A Cock and Bull Story (2005)

Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars with actor Rob Brydon, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Rob Brydon  •  Keeley Hawes  •  Shirley Henderson

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Jacinda Barrett

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

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A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sharon Maguire
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Colin Firth  •  Hugh Grant  •  Gemma Jones

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

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Cars fly, trees fight back, and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of his second year at Hogwarts. Adventure and danger await when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber Of Secrets Has Been Opened. To save Hogwarts will require ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Kenneth Branagh

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

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Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that he stands for.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Newell
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Ralph Fiennes

Intermission (2003)

A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and poorly executed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Colm Meaney  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Cillian Murphy

Marie Antoinette (2006)

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The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Judy Davis  •  Rip Torn

Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)

Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. Dek loves Shirley so ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shane Meadows
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Vanessa Feltz  •  Ricky Tomlinson  •  Kathy Burke

Rob Roy (1995)

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Caton-Jones
CAST:  Liam Neeson  •  John Hurt  •  Tim Roth  •  Eric Stoltz

The Claim (2000)

A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming back to haunt him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Wes Bentley  •  Nastassja Kinski

Topsy-Turvy (1999)

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the way to "The Mikado," one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Allan Corduner  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Timothy Spall  •  Dexter Fletcher

Trainspotting (1996)

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Heroin addict Mark Renton stumbles through bad ideas and sobriety attempts with his unreliable friends -- Sick Boy, Begbie, Spud and Tommy. He also has an underage girlfriend, Diane, along for the ride. After cleaning up and moving from Edinburgh to London, Mark ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Kevin McKidd

Yes (2005)

She is a scientist. He is a Lebanese doctor. They meet at a banquet and fall into a carefree, passionate relationship. But difficulties abound because of his heritage and her loveless marriage. She flies to Havana to sort things out on the beach and in the cabarets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Potter
CAST:  Joan Allen  •  Simon Abkarian  •  Sam Neill  •  Shirley Henderson

Salt on Our Skin (1992)

A Scottish woman who attends school in Paris comes home for the summer and helps take in the straw, where she meets an attractive and simple man. They begin a torrid affair despite the differences in their lifestyles. He asks her to marry him but she refuses, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Birkin
CAST:  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Hanns Zischler  •  Anaïs Jeanneret

Bumping the Odds (1997)

The first of three contemporary love stories showing in the Love Bites 1997 season. A working-class Scotswoman tries to save her deeply indebted friend from Glasgow’s inner city loan sharks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Rohrer
CAST:  Shirley Henderson  •  Sharon Small  •  Joseph McFadden

The Look of Love (2013)

Paul Raymond builds a porn, entertainment and real estate empire that makes him the wealthiest man in Britain, but drugs doom his beloved daughter, Debbie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Anna Friel  •  Imogen Poots  •  Tamsin Egerton

T2 Trainspotting (2017)

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Jonny Lee Miller  •  Ewen Bremner  •  Robert Carlyle

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once again as the journey of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle begins.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  John Boyega  •  Adam Driver  •  Oscar Isaac
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