Linda Henry

Active - 1987 - 2013  |   Born - Jan 1, 1963   |   Genres - Drama

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Linda Henry was a character actor in 32 films between 1931 and 1934.

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  • 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.