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7 Facts About Openly Gay Canadian Actress Rebecca Henderson: Marriage to Leslye Headland, Role in Russian Doll, and More

Shrijan Mon Mar 23 2020
7 Facts About Openly Gay Canadian Actress Rebecca Henderson: Marriage to Leslye Headland, Role in Russian Doll, and More

Rebecca Henderson is a Canadian-born TV, movie, and theatre actress. To date, she has 34 acting credits since her 2009 debut; some of her most prominent credits include roles in HBO's Westworld, The Good Wife, Manhunt, and most recently, Russian Doll

These are seven facts about Rebecca Henderson:     

7. Part of the Cast of Russian Doll

Rebecca joins the cast of the Netflix comedy-drama series, Russian Doll, alongside Natasha Lyonne, Charlie Barnett, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez, and Elizabeth Ashley.

The cast of Russian Doll
The cast of Russian Doll
Source: meaww.com

Rebecca plays Lizzy, an artist friend of the main protagonist in the show. 

The second season of Russian Doll is already in the works.

6. Married to Actress/Writer/Director Leslye Headland

Rebecca is openly gay and has been in a relationship with the actress/writer/director Leslye Headland. Leslye is also one of the co-creators of Russian Doll where Rebecca plays a major role. 

Rebecca and Leslye's wedding ceremony
Rebecca and Leslye's wedding ceremony
Source: The Cut 

They officially got married on September 18, 2016.  

5. Played Goldberg in Westworld

In one of her biggest roles to date, Rebecca landed the role of the military mercenary, Goldberg, in the HBO sci-fi/western drama series Westworld

She starred opposite such actors as Anthony Hopkins, James Marsden, and Evan Rachel Wood, among others in the acclaimed series.   

4. Debuted in 2009 as Katie in the Short Movie, A Lone Star State

Rebecca made her on-screen debut in 2009 in the short movie, A Lone Star State as Katie.

Since then, she has not been a stranger to short movies and her other short movie roles include Little Horses as Judy, Actresses as Danielle, Buzzer as Lora, and Tooth and Nail as Kate, to name a few.

Her full-length feature film credits also include Frank the Bastard, Diving Normal, Compliance, The Mend, True Story, and Appropriate Behavior, among others.

3. She is an Accomplished Theatre Performer

Besides her on-screen roles, Rebecca has also been a part of numerous stage productions.

Rebecca performing in the theatre production of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow
Rebecca performing in the theatre production of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow
Source: Williamstown Theatre Festival

She has many off-Broadway theatre credits to her name, most notable of which are her roles in the plays Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow; Pride Plays; The Wayside Motor Inn; Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra; Too Much, Too Much, Too Many; and The Collection & A Kind of Alaska: Two Plays by Harold Pinter

2. Rebecca Henderson's Age and Height

Rebecca was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on June 4, 1980. As of March 2020, she is 39 years old.

She is also tall and stands at 5'9". 

1. Lent her Voice to the Grand Theft Auto Video-Game Franchise 

Rebecca has lent her voice to the popular video-game franchise, Grand Theft Auto. 

She voiced the characters, Michelle and Karen, in two games in the franchise: Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V.   

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