Shirley Ann Manson (born 26 August 1966) is a Scottish musician and actress, best known internationally as the lead singer of the Madison, Wisconsin-based alternative rock band Garbage. Manson was based in her home city of Edinburgh for much of her career, commuting to the United States to record with Garbage. Since 2006, she has relocated to Los Angeles. Manson quickly gained media attention for her quirky looks, fashion sense and forthright opinion. In 2008 was cast in her first professional acting role on the second season of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles as a series regular Catherine Weaver, an antagonist T-1001 Terminator.