Shirley Manson



  • Birth Name: Shirley Ann Manson
  • Birth Place: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/26/1966, Virgo
  • Profession: Rock singer; actor; model
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Shirley Manson Fast Facts:
  • Dropped out of high school at 16.
  • Was a member of several bands before fronting Garbage, including Goodbye Mr. McKenzie and Angelfish.
  • Was asked to join Garbage in 1994, after drummer/producer Butch Vig and the other band members saw an Angelfish video on MTV.
  • Garbage's self-titled debut, released in 1995, went double platinum on the strength of hits "Only Happy When It Rains" and "Stupid Girl."
  • Modeled for Calvin Klein in the late '90s.
  • Had a cyst removed from her vocal chords in 2001.
  • Made her acting debut when she joined the cast of Fox's Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, playing cyborg Catherine Weaver during the series' second season.
  • Shirley Manson Relationships:
  • Sarah - Sister
  • Billy Bush - FiancĂ©
  • Eddie Farrell - Ex-husband
  • Muriel Manson - Mother
  • John Manson - Father
  • Lindy-Jayne - Sister

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