Shirley Manson stars as Catherine Weaver in FOX's "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles."

Shirley Ann Manson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Shirley Manson started piano lessons at age seven and continued in her pursuit of music at the City of Edinburgh Music School where she joined her high school drama group and performed in plays such as "American Dream" and "The Wizard of Oz".

Manson started her music career performing backup vocals and keyboards for a local band, Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie. In 1993, Manson signed with MCA Records where she recorded the single "Suffocate Me" for her side project, Angelfish. In 1994, Manson began vocal work with Butch Vig, Duke Erikson and Steve Marker, the original members of Garbage.

Soon after, Garbage invited Manson to become a full-time member of the band and complete their self-titled debut album. In 1995, "Garbage" was released to critical acclaim and immediate commercial success and the band went on to release their next album, "Version 2.0," in May 1998.

During their two year tour promoting "Version 2.0," Garbage recorded the theme song to the James Bond movie, "The World Is Not Enough," and Manson focused on improving her guitar skills for their third album. After "Version 2.0," Garbage alternated between touring and recording. They released two more albums, "beautifulgarbage" in 2001 and "Bleed Like Me" in 2005. Garbage has sold over 10 million albums worldwide.

Manson has also appeared in print campaigns for both Calvin Klein and M·A·C. Manson is also a spokesperson for M·A·C's Viva Glam campaign, which supports AIDS research.

Manson currently lives in Los Angeles.


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Age: 50 years old
Birthday: August 26, 1966
Height: 5' 7"
Nickname: Shirl
Queen Helen
Full Name / Real Name: Shirley Anne Manson
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Husband: Eddie Farrell

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