19 July 1971
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Kate Henshaw, also known as Kate Henshaw-Nuttall (born 19 July 1971), is a Nigerian actress. In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in the movie "Stronger than Pain".
Henshaw was born in Cross River State, the oldest of four children.She attended St. Mary private school in Ajele Lagos for her primary education.Later on,she got admission into Federal Government Girl College,Calabar for her secondary school education. She spent one year at the University of Calabar reading remedial studies, and then majored in Medical Microbiology at the School of Medical Lab Science afterwards, LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital) in Lagos. Henshaw worked at the Bauchi State General hospital. Prior to becoming an actress, Henshaw worked as a model, featuring in various commercials including a print and television advert for Shield deodorant.
In 1993, Henshaw auditioned for the lead role in the movie When the Sun Sets and was chosen for the role. This was her first appearance in a major Nollywood movie. Henshaw has starred in over 45 Nollywood movies.
she was nominated for "Best Actress in a Leading Role" at the African Movie Academy Award in 2018, for her performance in the movie "Roti".
On July 19, 2014, Henshaw officially unveiled her campaign website as she was aspiring to represent Calabar Municipal/Odukpani Federal constituency under the platform of the People Democratic Party PDP.Henshaw lost the primary election to Rt. Hon Essien Ayi but was appointed as Special Advicer Liaison Lagos by the Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade in December 2015.
In 2012,Henshaw was made the brand ambassador for a UK perfumes line,Blessing perfumes.She is a brand ambassador for "Onga" seasoning produced by Promasidor Nigeria Limited.On September 2012, Henshaw along with Dan Foster was selected as judge in the reality show Nigeria Got Talent.In 2013, Henshaw along with Banky W was made the brand ambassador for Samsung Mobile Division.On January 2019, Henshaw was selected to be among the 50 judges that will take part in the CBS International Talent Show called The world's Best.Henshaw was one of the ambassador for the giant telecommunication company Glo.
Kate Henshaw got married to British-born Roderick James Nuttal in 1999 and they welcomed their baby girl in 2000.The marriage lasted for 12 years before the union crumbled in 2011..In 2016, a Twitter user posted the picture of a boy named Michael Alvez, a two year old boy who was born with Ulcerous growth in the face and tagged Kate Henshaw who developed interest in the case and traced the boy's family. She and several others contributed 8 million naira for the boy for his treatment. However, Kate had to return the money back to the donors based on the family request as well as the family's regular disagreement over Michael's welfare. Kate had to stop assisting the boy's family as well.
- Above Death: In God We Trust (2003)
- A Million Tears (2006)
- My Little Secret (2006)
- Stronger Than Pain (2007)
- Show Me Heaven (2007)
- Aremu The Principal (2015)
- Chief Daddy (2018) 
- New Money (2018) 
- The Ghost and the House of Truth (2019)
- 4th Republic (2019)
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