Thursday, July 19, 2012


Kate Henshaw at the London Premiere of ‘The Assasin’s Practice’
The dashing Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw clocked 41 today.
Henshaw, who is the first-born of the family, was born in Cross river state with educational background rooted both in Lagos and Calabar.
The trained medical microbiologist debuted in the 1996 action-thriller ‘Silent Night‘, after working behind-the-scenes for some time. She has stayed relevant all through the years shuttling between movie sets and theatres for live plays.
Featured in over 70 movies, she won the AMAA for ‘Best Actress in a Leading Role’ 1998.
All day, the actress has been receiving tonnes of messages from friends and well-wishers who reached out through different platforms.
Happy to my big bro @MrOluMaintain and Sis @kdgr8 God bless you two! Have a ball!!! ‪#Mbok’, STV presenter Yvonne ‘Vixen’ Ekwere congratulated the actress and singer Olu Maintain who also added another year today via micro-blogging site Twitter.
Happy birthday to Kate Henshaw @kdgr8. No wonder July is so bright’, comedian Bovi tweeted.
Happy birthday Kate the great!’, Darey wrote.
Overwhelmed with the messages, she tweeted back ‘To everyone who has shown me love, sorry if I cannot respond 2 all! Be sure of one thing, I love you all! Without you, there would be no me!’.
Recently separated from her husband, the actress has one child, a daughter namedElla Nutall.