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Played episodes: 201
Height: 5' 5 1/2"
Birth Name: Lena Headey
Date Of Birth: Oct 03, 1973 (45 years)
Place of Birth: Hamilton, Bermuda, Bermuda
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Lena Headey is a British actress who is best known for her appearancesin _The Brothers Grimm (2005)_ (qv), _Possession (2002)_ (qv), and_The Remains of the Day (1993)_ (qv). Headey stars as Queen Gorgo, aheroic Spartan woman in the period film _300 (2006)_ (qv), by director'Zack Snyder' (qv).She was born in Bermuda, where her father, a Yorkshire police cadet, wassent shortly before her birth. She was raised in Bermuda, living on theocean until she was 5. Back in England, she was brought up in Yorkshirebefore moving to London in her teens. Headey had not gone to dramaschool before she became an actress. At the age of 17, Headey'sperformance in a one-off show in the company of six school friendscaught the attention of a casting agent, who took a photo and asked herto audition. Eventually, Headey was cast in _Waterland (1992)_ (qv),which became her big-screen debut. She honed her natural acting talentwhile filming and also took archery classes and horse training. Shealso took boxing classes in clubs in south London, where a former boxerhad been teaching her to spar. During her film career, spanning over 15years, Headey has shown her range in a variety of roles, playingcharacters from Amazon-type warriors and action-minded women in_The Cave (2005)_ (qv) and _The Brothers Grimm (2005)_ (qv), to alesbian florist in _Imagine Me & You (2005)_ (qv).Headey's film career has taken her all over the world. She was in Indiafor the filming of _The Jungle Book (1994)_ (qv), then in St.Petersburg, Russia, for filming _Onegin (1999)_ (qv), and in Norway forfilming of _Aberdeen (2000)_ (qv). In 2005 Headey was filming inRomania and in Mexico, then spent four months in Prague, CzechRepublic, where a forest was designed and built for filming_The Brothers Grimm (2005)_ (qv), with Matt Damon and Heath Ledger.During 2006 Headey was in Canada for the filming of _300 (2006)_ (qv),then went to locations in Bulgaria for shooting_The Contractor (2007) (V)_ (qv), and Germany and in Czech Republic forthe filming of _Der rote Baron (2008)_ (qv).She also played Gina McVey in the horror thriller_The Br moreless


Lena Headey in Game of Thrones: Season 0, Episode 41 | TVBuzer

Game of Thrones: Season 0, Episode 41

Aired: May 26, 2019

A documentary chronicling the fantasy drama's eighth and final season. British documentarian Jeanie Finlay was embedded on the series' set during production of the final six episodes, and the footage she captured during that time delves deep into the mud and blood to reveal the tears and triumphs... more


Lena Headey CREDITS


Lena Headey NEWS

Lena Headey Directs Maisie Williams in Freya Ridings Music Video

Lena Headey has stepped behind the camera for the first time to direct her “Game of Thrones” co-star Maisie Williams in singer-songwriter Freya Ridings’ new single, “You Mean the World to Me.” Headey is known globally for her portrayal of Cersei Lannister, and Williams as Arya Stark, in the HBO epic series, which will soon enter its eighth and final season. Ridings is the breakout English star best known to date for “Lost Without You.&... more

10 TV Moms Who Don’t Always Know Best

Being a mom is never easy. Not that I have any experience in this matter, but, you know, I’ve heard stories. There’s diaper changings, school plays, soccer games, family meals to plan, and, of course, the actual birth itself, which definitely does not look like fun. Moms do all of this and so much more, so as a way to commemorate this year’s Mother’s Day, I’ve decided to round up all of the TV matriarchs who still need a few lessons in the ways of proper mothering. Regardless of how much we love them (or at least love to hate them), these ladies prove that someti... more


Lena Headey AWARDS

  • 2013 (1)

    Won or Nominated
      • SFX Awards, UK Best Actressfor:"Urzeala tronurilor" (2011).
        3rd place
  • 2012 (3)

    Won or Nominated
      • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actress on Televisionfor:"Urzeala tronurilor" (2011).
      • Monte-Carlo TV Festival Outstanding Actress in a Drama Seriesfor:"Urzeala tronurilor" (2011).
      • Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Seriesfor:"Urzeala tronurilor" (2011). Shared with:Amrita AchariaMark AddyAlfie AllenJosef AltinSean BeanSusan BrownEmilia ClarkeNikolaj Coster-WaldauPeter DinklageRon DonachieMichelle FairleyJerome FlynnElyes GabelAidan GillenJack GleesonIain GlenJulian GloverKit HaringtonIsaac Hempstead WrightConleth HillRichard MaddenJason MomoaRory McCannIan McElhinneyLuke BarnesRoxanne McKeeDar SalimMark StanleyDonald SumpterSophie TurnerMaisie Williams
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