Kate Henshaw - also credited as Kate Henshaw-Nuttall - (born 19 July 1971) is a Nigerian actress. In 2008 she won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
children. After completing her primary and secondary school in Lagos and Calabar, 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, LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital) in Lagos. Henshaw worked at the Bauchi State General hospital.
In 1993 Henshaw auditioned for the lead role in the movie When the Sun Sets and was handed the role. This was her first appearance in a major Nollywood movie. Henshaw has starred in over 40 Nollywood movies.
In 2008 she won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film Stronger than Pain. She is presently "The Face of Onga".
Henshaw is presently one of the judges on Nigeria's Got Talent.