Linda Henry was a character actor in 32 films between 1931 and 1934.
Biography by Sandra Brennan
- Started acting at the age of 16, when she joined the Old Vic Youth Theatre.
- Attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art from the age of 17.
- First joined Eastenders in 1991, playing the original Lorraine Salter; returned to the soap in 2006 to play the role of Shirley Carter.
- Is credited by Eastenders co-star Kellie Bright as the anchor of the Carter family and the reason the clan is so successful.
- Was cleared of racially abusing a London council worker in 2015.